Online Insurance Marketplaces Explained

Starting Oct. 1, 2013, North Dakota’s new Health Insurance Marketplace (also known as the exchange) will allow consumers to shop for and purchase health insurance online. Plans available on the online marketplace will go into effect Jan. 1, 2014. Online marketplaces are part of the Affordable Care Act (also referred to as “Obamacare”) and are…
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No Rate Comparisons For North Dakota Exchange

An official with the North Dakota Insurance Department recently told a legislative interim Health Reform Review Committee that the insurance department does not plan to compare the rates of health plans offered on the state’s marketplace or exchange for small businesses and individuals to plans that are currently offered. Some states have attempted to compare…
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North Dakota One Of 27 States To Default To Federal Exchange

North Dakota is one of 27 states that have decided to let the federal government set up and run the state marketplace or exchange under the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment is set to start on October 1 for online marketplaces or exchanges set up in each state that will allow consumers to comparison shop…
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Online Marketplace To Provide More Health Insurance Options

By Ryan Schuster Starting next year, North Dakotans will have a new option when purchasing health insurance. A new online marketplace (also referred to as an exchange) will allow North Dakotans to search for, compare and purchase health insurance online, a provision of the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment for coverage on the marketplace begins…
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