This briefing examined the central challenges facing the state as it works to establish an operational health benefit exchange by 2014, including design and policy issues. Download the presentation slides and a related report.
Briefing Presentation Slides: The Role of the Exchange in California's Implementation of National Health Reform (304 K)
Briefing Transcript: The Role of the Exchange in California's Implementation of National Health Reform (129 K)
California reached a pivotal milestone along the road to health reform implementation with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's historic signing of two bills creating the California Health Benefit Exchange. This policy briefing examines the central challenges facing the state as it works to establish an operational exchange by 2014.
Participants provided a synthesis of the design and policy issues that informed California's approach to establishing an exchange. The event included perspectives from Jon Kingsdale and Rick Curtis, who advised California's Health Reform Task Force this year.
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Slides from the presentations and a transcript of the event are available as Document Downloads, and a published report is available under Related CHCF Pages.
California's Insurance Exchange: Experts Tackle the Big Questions