Modular Approach to Health Insurance Exchanges

IdeaCrew pioneered the modular approach to developing Health Insurance Exchanges. At initial launch, states and the Federal Marketplace relied on big bang deployments. These deployments, which ran into the tens

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The Massachusetts Health Connector Story

Massachusetts, the first health insurance exchange in the nation and the model for the ACA, went through two traditional procurements and an extensive nation-wide analysis of state partnership offers before

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The DC Health Link Story

In the District, the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority’s (HBX) initial technology strategy was the same as the other SBEs—to repurpose COTS products to support the new requirements introduced under

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The Myth of the “Exchange in a Box”

It’s always tempting to market your technology as “X in a box.” This marketing technique creates a false sense of security in clients that all the technology has already been

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States should create State-Based Exchanges

In the last two years, four states—Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania—have decided to create State-Based Exchanges. Up until now, those states have sent their residents to healthcare.gov for

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