Technology Industry Races to Complete Online Healthcare Exchanges

Thursday, September 26, 2013

In less than a week the next phase of the Affordable Care Act will roll out the long-talked about healthcare exchanges. It's in these online marketplaces that many Americans will purchase health insurance coverage.

Ahead of the big debut of these exchanges, there remain many unknowns—from the affordability of the insurances plans available on the exchanges to what documentation is needed to confusion about how they will operate.

Manoush Zomorodi is the host and managing editor of WNYC's New Tech City. On this week's show, she reports on the tech firms rushing to build the exchanges before the October 1st deadline.

She says that for a lot of technologists, they are more than a forum for shopping healthcare plans: They represent a huge business opportunity.


Manoush Zomorodi

Produced by:

Megan Quellhorst


T.J. Raphael

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.