Most states won’t set up own insurance exchanges
its own exchange.
“Despite repeated requests for information, we have not had any clear direction or answers from Washington until recent days,” McDonnell said.
On Monday, Sebelius gave preliminary approval to state-based exchanges being estab- lished by Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon and Washington.
The exchanges are online supermarkets where people can shop for private health insurance and obtain federal subsidies to help defray the cost.