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Exchange preparedness varies in GOP-led states
Modern Healthcare

Even as HHS touts broad consumer choice and lower-than-expected premiums for health plans in health insurance exchanges across the country, officials in Republican-led states with federally facilitated exchanges report widely varying levels of competition and preparedness in advance of the Oct. 1 start of open enrollment.

With many Republican leaders in these states opposed to the healthcare reform law and the exchanges, some of these states have been more willing to participate in exchange implementation than others. And that could affect preparedness and enrollment.