Quinn announces Health Insurance Marketplace for Illinois

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quinn-healthcareGov. Pat Quinn and Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the “next step” towards implementing President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.

Sebelius says Illinois has been conditionally approved to operate a State Partnership Marketplace, which will be ready for open enrollment in October of 2013.

The new marketplace allows Illinois citizens to select health insurance carriers and tailor the marketplace to local needs.

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