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Health Overhaul-Alabama
3:40 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Alabama Insurance Marketplace Options To Increase

Alabamians looking for health insurance will likely have more choices in the second year of the insurance marketplace.
Credit easternct.edu

Alabamians looking for health insurance will likely have more choices in the second year of the insurance marketplace.

A spokesman for the state insurance department said Monday that United Healthcare has filed plans with state and federal regulators to offer coverage in all 67 counties during the second year of the program. United Healthcare did not offer individual plans in any county during the first year.

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Health Overhaul-Alabama
3:45 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Little Choice Among Companies In Ala. Health Marketplace

Alabamians who are able to get into the new health insurance marketplace website aren't finding many options available to them.
Credit U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Alabamians who are able to get into the new health insurance marketplace website aren't finding much choice.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is the only insurance company offering individual plans in most counties.

Humana is offering plans in Jefferson, Madison and Shelby counties. A Humana spokesman says the company is concentrating on areas where it has a business presence.

A United Healthcare spokesman says the company is not participating in the individual marketplace initially, but is continuing to evaluate it.

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