The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) submitted on March 27, 2013 comments to the Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) on the standards insurance plans must meet to be included on the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace.
The marketplace (also known as the exchange) will be an interactive website that will allow individuals and small businesses to purchase more affordable private health insurance. The marketplace was established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the national health care reform law.
AFC raised several specific issues:
DOI is expected to release final guidelines on Monday, April 1. Insurance companies must submit proposed plans by April 30.
Read AFC's full comments (PDF)
Read the draft DOI standards (PDF)
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