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Slow Going For Small Businesses And Health Exchanges
National Public Radio

Kentucky has run one of the most successful Obamacare individual health insurance exchanges, attracting enough people into private health plans and Medicaid to cut the state’s uninsured rate by half in two years.

But Kentucky’s online health insurance marketplace for small employers also created by the Affordable Care Act has mostly been a dud. Just 92 employers have signed up and a total of 901 people, both workers and their dependents, have received coverage through the specialized exchange.