Picking Online Health Insurance in Arkansas

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Arkansas announces an on-line insurance marketplace, in preparation for the new Federal health care law expected to be implemented this week.

Hundreds of agents, brokers and guides will be prepared Tuesday to help, as the state launches its insurance exchange.

Officials said this is an online marketplace where consumers can shop for coverage.

An estimated 500-thousand Arkansans qualify for the 71 separate plans expected to be offered by four separate companies, as part of the insurance exchange.

For more information on the program go to http://www.arhealthconnector.org or http://www.healthcare.gov.