New York Receives Conditional Approval to Operate State-Based Exchange
On December 14, 2012, New York received conditional approval from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for its Blueprint application to operate a state-based Exchange. This achievement means that HHS has determined New York has made significant progress and is on track with setting up its Health Benefit Exchange. The letter HHS Secretary Sebelius sent to Governor Cuomo is available below. The HHS press release is available here.