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What Are Health Insurance Exchanges?

Allyson Funk   |     November 12, 2014   |   SHARE THIS

Health-Insurance-ExchangesYou’ve probably heard about the Affordable Care Act, health insurance exchanges or even the health insurance marketplace. But what does it all mean? Health insurance exchanges or the marketplace offer an alternative source to purchase health coverage if you don’t buy it on your own, receive it through your employer, or from another public program.

Did you know there are different levels of coverage offered in health insurance exchanges? Do you know the difference between a bronze plan and a silver plan? What kind of help is available? What does the sticker price really include?

To answer these questions and more, check out our latest whiteboard video that breaks down the health insurance exchanges. Visit AccessBetterCoverage.org  and follow us on Twitter for more information on health insurance and finding the plan that’s best for you. 

Allyson Funk

Allyson Funk Ally is a former senior director of public affairs at PhRMA focused on advocacy issues for the biopharmaceutical industry. Her expertise includes Medicare, Medicaid, 340B, health reform and more. Prior to PhRMA, her experience included leading health communications for a large membership organization, supporting public affairs clients and working for the governor of Louisiana.

Topics: Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance

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