Tennessee’s Health Benefit Exchange Decision
Enrollment in the Tennessee health insurance exchange is scheduled to begin October 1st, 2013. Governor Bill Haslam announced that the state would default to the federal government to operate their exchange. The federal government will be responsible to meet provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Exchange Criteria and Resources
Tennessee residents will find enrollment resources provided by the Department of Health and Human Services. Resources will be available to educate, compare plans, and purchase qualified health plans through the federal marketplace.
Individuals can avoid ACA individual mandate penalties by purchasing coverage through the Tennessee health insurance exchange. Qualifying health plans will contain essential health benefits required by the healthcare law.