Get ObamaCare Out of the Health Insurance Exchange Business
Health insurance exchanges are a great idea – as long as the government isn’t the one running them.
“In a private exchange, an employer can make a defined contribution to a tax-free group plan chosen by the worker,” explains Robert Moffit. “If the worker purchases a less expensive plan, the worker can keep the difference in savings. A worker who wants a more expensive plan can top off the employer's contribution with her own money.
“In a well-run private exchange, self-insured employers can offer greater flexibility in benefit design, allowing workers and their families choice among a variety of health plans offered by multiple carriers,” Moffit continues. “With cost calculators, plan and provider performance ratings, and easily accessible network and formulary information…[more]
After spending hundreds of millions of dollars yet failing to enroll a single person on its ObamaCare health insurance website, Oregon’s top officials are considering whether to sue Oracle, the software giant and primary contractor.
This isn’t where Democratic Governor John Kitzhaber and other ObamaCare supporters thought they’d be.
When Cover Oregon – the state board overseeing the enrollment website’s development – launched, it ran expensive web and television ads targeting young hipsters. Unlike Kentucky and Connecticut – states with working websites…
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