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States stick to insurance exchange models
Modern Healthcare

Few states could claim Obamacare’s first enrollment period was smooth—whatever the final numbers—but most will approach their insurance exchanges the same way for the 2015 window. None has asked the Obama administration to take over its marketplace or elected to abandon in favor of running its own.

For the 2014 enrollment period, 26 states and the District of Columbia opted to run their own marketplaces, while 17 states relied completely on, and the remaining seven resorted to partnerships intended as bridges to independent exchanges.