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Year in Review: Covered California turns health insurance market inside out
Sacramento Business Journal

What: All eyes were on the state’s health insurance exchange this year as it barreled toward launch of the new online marketplace Oct. 1. Covered California made policy, staffed up, trained people, picked health plans and cranked out advertising to get the word out to the millions of people without insurance expected to qualify for coverage in 2014. The website launched on schedule, and it didn’t crash. Who: Ultimately, decisions about Covered California are made by the exchange’s five-member board, but executive director Peter Lee shepherds the policymaking up to that level.