(Bloomberg) — U.S. health insurers will face a fragmented regulatory landscape in 2014 under the first state insurance marketplaces approved as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Rules for the six state insurance exchanges that won conditional approval from the Obama administration Monday are split evenly between those with strict criteria for companies that want to participate and states that have opened their exchanges to all comers, a scenario supported by the insurance industry. A high bar for inclusion could limit the number of insurers offering health plans in some states.
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