New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order Thursday to establish a statewide health insurance exchange intended to reduce coverage costs for individuals, small businesses and local governments.
The New York Health Benefit Exchange, a federally authorized and financed marketplace for buyers, is also aimed at including more than a million New Yorkers now without coverage.
To bring New York into compliance with the Affordable Care Act, Governor Andrew Cuomo had to create the new exchange in his state through executive order.
After the Republican-controlled State Senate declined to consider a health insurance exchange, Mr. Cuomo issued an executive order to create it within the State Health Department.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order to set up a health insurance exchange in his state. The exchanges are a key part of the 2010 federal health care overhaul: Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat who has generally avoided nat...
State health officials are moving forward with plans to establish an insurance exchange intended to extend coverage to some 2.7 million New Yorkers without it. In April, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order to establish the s...