Do You Know Which Type of Health Insurance Exchange Your State Will Have?

May 30, 2013 at 2:25 PM 1 comment

Starting October 1st, 2013, all states are required to have Health Insurance Exchanges established for consumers to enroll in. Read on to test your knowledge of this topic.

Can you match the type of health insurance exchange with its respective number of states that have declared that method?


Look at the map 1 below to see the answers!


State Decisions

Out of the 30 million people who will become insured under the Affordable Care Act, 45% will be able to obtain coverage from the new exchanges2. This diagram shows what the population of these people are comprised of:

Exchange members

States that have decided to establish their own exchanges have the ability to exert more control over the requirements of their exchanges. For example, a state can either expand or limit the amount of insurers that can participate in its exchange as compared to the federal exchanges’ specifications. The state can also require the participating insurers to include more benefits than the governmental exchanges set. As you can see, exchanges can widely vary depending on which type of exchange a state decides upon.


1 <>.

2 <>.


Entry filed under: Healthcare Reform, Insurance Design. Tags: , .

Perceptions into the Recent Hospital Billing Data Release Keeping Up with the Changes in Accountable Care Organizations

1 Comment Add your own

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Like this? Share it!


%d bloggers like this: