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HHS: Most states on track with health law's technical demands

The Hill, February 22, 2013

Thirty-five states will be ready with new healthcare eligibility and enrollment systems by Jan. 1 of next year, according to a new federal report. The Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General surveyed states in March and April 2012 about their readiness to comply with a variety of technical requirements under President Obama's healthcare law. These requirement include simple, streamlined application systems for Medicaid, CHIP and the healthcare law's new insurance exchanges.