Jon Hager

Federal shutdown has minimal effect on health insurance exchange rollout


October 1, 2013, has long been a day circled on the calendar of state technology executives, as states were required to have its Health Insurance Exchanges ready to accept patients for open enrollment as part of the Affordable Care Act. But now with the federal government shuttering its doors as Congressional leaders argue over the funding of the same act, there are questions about how the federal government’s closure would affect the rollout.