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"These states are working to implement the health care law and we continue to support them as they build new affordable insurance marketplaces," Secretary Sebelius said. "Starting in 2014, Americans in all states will have access to quality, affordable health insurance and these grants are helping to make that a reality."
Because of the Affordable Care Act, consumers and small businesses will have access to marketplaces starting in 2014. The marketplaces are one-stop shops that will provide access to quality, affordable private health insurance choices similar to those offered to members of
A total of 49 states, the
For a detailed breakdown of marketplace grant awards made to states, including summaries of how states plan on using the awards announced today, visit: http://www.healthcare.gov/news/factsheets/2011/05/exchanges05232011a.html.
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