Challenges For The New Health Insurance Exchanges
In the week since the launch of insurance exchanges -- a centerpiece of the new healthcare law -- nearly 9 million Americans have visited the federal health care website. And thousands more have visited online exchanges run by the states. But both federal and a few state online marketplaces continue to have problems. Some say the technical glitches are caused by higher-than-expected traffic to these sites. Others warn they have serious, underlying flaws that aren’t easily resolved. Diane and a panel of experts discuss strong interest, technical issues and other roll-out challenges for the new insurance exchanges.
senior policy adviser, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and on-air analyst on health issues, PBS NewsHour
health policy reporter, The Wall Street Journal.
managing director, Wakely Consulting Group; former founder and Executive Director of the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, the agency that implemented the Massachusetts health insurance exchange in 2006
Secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services for the state of Kentucky
Assistant to the President and Deputy Senior Advisor for Communications and Strategy