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January 4, 2013
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Feds OK Nevada’s health exchange plans

The federal government Thursday gave Nevada initial approval to run its own health insurance exchange program as called for under the federal health care reform law.The announcement by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius means the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange is on track to begin taking enrollments in October.“I applaud Nevada’s work to build a new health insurance marketplace,” Sebelius said in a statement, adding the state has made “significant progress” in its efforts.Under the federal health care law, states were required to set up insurance exchange programs to help people find insurance coverage or the federal government …

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