Healthcare / Politics

CO-OPs: a new competitor in the insurance exchange market

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sebelius is given the responsibly to fund a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) program in every state or expand CO-OPs in states that do not have one.  A CO-OP is a non-profit, consumer owned and governed health insurance organization.[1] … Continue reading