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The Exchange

Getting Ready For Health Exchanges


The Granite State gets ready for what are called “health exchanges” under  the Affordable Care Act.  These are new marketplaces where consumers and small businesses can shop for health coverage, advocates say these will encourage competition and lower costs, but there are many unknowns, including who will regulate the insurance companies that participate.


  • Todd Bookman - NHPR Health and Health Care Reporter
  • Lisa Guertin - President of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield New Hampshire and co-chair of the  Health-Exchange Advisory Board
  • Roger A. Sevigny - New Hampshire’s Insurance Commissioner

Click here to read the document "Joint Health Care Reform Oversight Committee 'Partnership v. Federal Plan Management: Impacts to New Hampshire Health Insurance Markets"