Utah Health Exchange http://kuer.org en 99 Plans Offered on Federal Health Insurance Marketplace in Utah http://kuer.org/post/99-plans-offered-federal-health-insurance-marketplace-utah <p></p><p>Some information was released Thursday about how the Affordable Care Act will impact Utah consumers. Utahns shopping for health insurance on the new federal online marketplace will have 99 plan choices. The state insurance department provided an estimate for what these options will cost Utah consumers. They also compared prices to the state’s exchange for small businesses known as Avenue H. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 23:40:43 +0000 Andrea Smardon 34339 at http://kuer.org 99 Plans Offered on Federal Health Insurance Marketplace in Utah Regence BlueCross BlueShield Drops Out of Utah Exchange http://kuer.org/post/regence-bluecross-blueshield-drops-out-utah-exchange <p></p><p>One of Utah’s largest health insurance companies, <a href="http://www.regence.com/UT/index.jsp">Regence BlueCross BlueShield</a>, will no longer be selling its plans on <a href="http://www.avenueh.com/">Avenue H</a>, the state’s exchange for small businesses.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 22:24:20 +0000 Andrea Smardon 33952 at http://kuer.org Regence BlueCross BlueShield Drops Out of Utah Exchange KUER News Pod: Monday May 13, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-monday-may-13-2013 <p>Utah strikes a deal to split responsibility with the federal government for its health exchange, the Unified Fire Authority puts a deputy chief on administrative leave for prescription fraud, and the Utah fire season arrives.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F92014222&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 13 May 2013 17:35:28 +0000 Brian Grimmett 29194 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Monday May 13, 2013 Utah to be First State with Dual-Model Health Insurance Exchange http://kuer.org/post/utah-be-first-state-dual-model-health-insurance-exchange <p>Utah has come to an agreement with the US Department of Health and Human Services on how it will run its exchange – or health insurance marketplace. HHS has approved Utah’s first-of-its-kind proposal to split state and federal responsibilities. Under the agreement, Utah will continue running the state exchange known as <a href="http://www.avenueh.com/index.php">Avenue H</a> for small businesses. The federal government will run a separate exchange for individual consumers.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 21:29:45 +0000 Andrea Smardon 29105 at http://kuer.org Utah to be First State with Dual-Model Health Insurance Exchange A Health Exchange by Any Other Name... http://kuer.org/post/health-exchange-any-other-name <p>Utah’s Health Exchange has a new name, along with a new website.&nbsp; State leaders say they want to distance themselves from the Affordable Care Act.&nbsp; Starting Thursday, the program which connects small businesses with health insurance carriers will be called Avenue H.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 20:46:11 +0000 Andrea Smardon 19248 at http://kuer.org