Launching Insurance Exchanges: What Are States Doing?
April 4, 2011
This forum explores the variety of ways states are moving ahead with plans for the launch of state insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act. Key issues include how to govern exchanges, avoid adverse risk selection, determine plan participation, assure public transparency, reward quality of care, and secure funding for exchanges.
John Rother, AARP Executive Vice President for Policy, Strategy & International Affairs
Chuck Milligan, Executive Director, The Hilltop Institute, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Joel Ario, Director, Office of Health Insurance Exchanges, CCIIO, CMS, HHS
Panel Remarks and Discussion
Rex Cowdry, M.D., Executive Director, Maryland Health Care Commission
Rep. Jim Dunnigan, Utah State Legislature; Chair, House Business and Labor Committee
Bill Hazel, M.D., Secretary of Health and Human Resources, Virginia
Joan Henneberry, Director, Colorado Health Insurance Exchange
Audience Q and A