Christy Ferguson http://ripr.org en Senators Briefed On The State of Healthsource RI http://ripr.org/post/senators-briefed-state-healthsource-ri <p>The head of Rhode Island's online insurance marketplace says she's encouraged by the amount of interest consumers have shown in signing up for health insurance on the state’s newly launched health exchange.</p><p></p><p></p><p>It’s been up and running since October 1<sup>st</sup> to help uninsured Rhode Islanders and small businesses get the health coverage most are required to have by January 2014.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:15:33 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 23349 at http://ripr.org Senators Briefed On The State of Healthsource RI HealthSource RI Ready For Rollout; Expecting Slow Start http://ripr.org/post/healthsource-ri-ready-rollout-expecting-slow-start <p>The director of Rhode Island&rsquo;s health insurance exchange says the state is all ready for tomorrow&rsquo;s rollout of HealthSource RI; the Rhode Island version of Obamacare.&nbsp; Officials running the online exchange expect business to be relatively slow the first month.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:13:16 +0000 Flo Jonic 22444 at http://ripr.org Update: Rhode Island’s Health Benefits Exchange http://ripr.org/post/update-rhode-island-s-health-benefits-exchange <p>Perhaps you’ve been wondering where things stand with Rhode Island’s efforts to build its own online health insurance marketplace?</p><p>Wonder no more! I joined our All Things Considered host Dave Fallon in the studio yesterday to give an update on the exchange. That’s because I got the chance to catch up with Christy Ferguson, who heads the group that’s planning and developing the exchange, and wanted to share what I learned.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 16:01:16 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8267 at http://ripr.org