The Health Insurance Exchanges required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) have the potential to create markets that will help millions of Americans get affordable health insurance coverage and access to high-quality care. The exchanges can enhance consumer and employer buying power to improve the overall quality and efficiency of the health care system.
To reach those results, Exchanges will have to be effective in various challenging functions. A key function is giving consumers and employers a health plan comparison tool to assist them in selecting the plans that best meet their needs and preferences.
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