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Getting the best possible health insurance marketplace

In the absence of a public plan option, a robust national insurance exchange is the best way to force companies to compete on price and quality.

Getting the best possible health insurance marketplace

Both the House and Senate health reform proposals include a new type of health insurance “store” called the health insurance exchange. The role of the health insurance exchange is to encourage vibrant competition among health plans that results in high quality, understandable insurance options for consumers.

Read our suggestions for how Congress can enact the best possible structure for this store so that you can easily shop for a policy that meets your needs at the best price.