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State Net Capitol Journal: Lawmakers Will Face Wide Array Of Issues In 2013

For much of 2012, it seemed just about every major issue confronting states and the federal government was put on hold in anticipation of the impending election. With that process finally over, lawmakers will settle in to try and solve a myriad of thorny problems in 2013. Over the next few issues, SNCJ...

Notices to Employees of Availability of Health Insurance Through Exchanges

by Elise Klein & Joelle Sharman The Department of Labor recently issued guidance on how and when employers are to notify employees about the availability of state-run health insurance exchanges, and provided sample notices for employers to provide to their employees. Both large and small...

California Approves License Allowing Insurance Agents to Assist Consumers Who Purchase Health Insurance Through New Health Insurance Exchange

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has approved Covered California's application for an insurance business entity license. The license approval will allow licensed health insurance agents to affiliate with Covered California and sell health insurance offered on California's new health...