Published on July 3, 2013 at 6:56 AM
Des Moines Register: Wellmark To Sit Out of Exchange Next Year
Iowans who check out the state's new online health insurance purchasing system this fall won't see any policies being offered by Iowa's dominant carrier, but they will see plans from several other companies. The state's main health insurer, Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield, said Monday that it will wait a year before selling policies on the state's new health insurance exchange (Leys, 7/1).
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