by Sean Whaley
Nevada News Bureau

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August 14, 2012
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State OKs $72 million to set up insurance exchange computers

The state Board of Examiners, including Gov. Brian Sandoval, today approved a contract worth up to $72 million through 2016 to set up the information technology system needed to implement the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.

The contract with Xerox State Healthcare will allow the state to move forward with the exchange, basically a one-stop shop for purchasing health insurance. The exchanges were authorized by the Affordable Care Act, most of which was upheld in a U.S. Supreme Court decision in June.

Sandoval said he is supporting the development of a Nevada-based exchange so it can be tailored to fit …

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