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While Healthcare.Gov Struggles, A Different Story Plays Out On The Private Exchanges
The Health Care Blog

All eyes are on the hullaballoo created by the challenges at and several of the states’ public insurance exchanges. Yet all the while, like in a magic show, attention has been diverted from the real action going on elsewhere.

Quietly and in a relatively drama-free way, the private health insurance exchanges are busily taking over the world of insurance and, in my opinion, portend a radical set of changes in how our health insurance system operates. Several years back, a number of companies began building private health insurance exchanges to initially help companies offload the incredible burden of retiree benefits.