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Health Exchange building online portal

California is in the beginning stages of building a government website where people will be able to shop for insurance in an online Health Exchange. Advocates say this massive IT project could make or break the State’s public health option. California was the first state to create a Health Exchange Board – a group of government appointees who are tasked with negotiating prices with commercial (and possibly public) health plans. But today, some feel this early start has been squandered.