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What to Watch for in the PPACA’s Exchanges
The Heritage Foundation

Open enrollment in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (PPACA’s) exchanges begins on October 1, 2013, with coverage taking effect on January 1, 2014. While the federal government has announced that it will not release official information on plan participation and premiums until September, some information has been released by the states. Although the information is limited and each state is unique, there are several key considerations that are relevant in assessing the exchanges. Specifically: