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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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