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Wyoming Lawmakers Expect Federal Exchange                               billingsgazette.com     

Wyoming won’t be ready to operate a health insurance exchange by January 2014, setting the stage for a federal program run on the state’s behalf, state lawmakers said Thursday.

The federal health reform law gives states until Jan. 1 to develop a plan for running an exchange. Lawmakers who’ve studied exchanges expect the state will miss the deadline, increasing the likelihood the federal government will develop a program for Wyoming.  Read More                                                                                                                     

Matt Mead: Wyoming Will Miss Health Care Law Deadline                                 huffingtonpost.com

Gov. Matt Mead announced Thursday that Wyoming won't meet a pending deadline under the federal health care reform law to specify whether the state intends to establish a health insurance exchange — an online marketplace that would offer the public one-stop shopping for health insurance.

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