August 21, 2013
"Four insurers have indicated their intention to sell health insurance to those in Nebraska who don't have it in their workplaces.
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman chose to have the federal government run the state insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act, now being referred to by regulators as the "federally facilitated marketplace."
The companies are Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
, which already has the biggest share of the state's health insurance market; Coventry Health Care
of Bethesda, Md., which already competes in Nebraska; CoOportunity, the cooperative
health care provider in Iowa and Nebraska that was created with financing from the federal government; and Health Alliance Midwest Inc
., a managed care company from Urbana, Ill."
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