For health insurance exchanges, devil’s in the details

For some of the states that managed to pass exchange bills this year, the fight over implementing health reform is far from over.

Showing that no battle is too small when it comes to health care reform, patient advocates are worried about the insurance industry influencing governance boards overseeing the health exchanges. That’s because the governance boards could be tapped to handle a lot of the heavy lifting on key policy questions, such as which health plans can sell on the exchanges and how to finance the online insurance marketplace and prevent conflicts of interest.

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