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Congress Faces Insurance Exchange Dilemma
HC Pro - Janice Simmons, for HealthLeaders Media

One provision that most likely will be included in the healthcare reform bill is the insurance exchange—an entity that initially lets individuals and small businesses purchase health insurance at reasonable prices. But getting there may not be so simple since the House and Senate bills remain divided on what type of a exchange—state or federal? The House bill calls for a national exchange with a provision for state opt-out.