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HHS postpones SHOP choice requirement

For some workers, the health insurance buffet may open a year later than expected.
For some workers, the health insurance buffet may open a year later than expected.

The employees in Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) exchange plans may not get as many carrier choices as expected when the exchange system starts up Jan. 1, 2014.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed regulations (CMS-9964-P2) that could put off the day when SHOP small group exchange users get to choose from a smorgasbord of coverage offerings to Jan. 1, 2015, from Jan. 1, 2014.

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