There aren’t many things we don’t buy online these days. Yet, for most people, turning to the internet to purchase health insurance is a foreign concept. That’s about to change.
A central feature of the Affordable Care Act is to build online markets where millions of people who don’t get health benefits at work will shop for and buy a health plan, as well as learn if they qualify for federal tax subsidies to help pay for the cost of coverage. These markets, called health insurance exchanges, are slated to be up and running in every state across the country starting in October of 2013
Read more of my article, “Will You Shop Online for Health Insurance?” on WebMD.