Ten more states in the US will receive a total of $230 million in grants, the federal government said today.
They will be given all assistance to set up new health insurance exchanges by 1 January 2013, under President Barack Obama's overhaul of health insurance.
Seven states have already started working towards adopting a plan on the exchanges. They are Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. They are reportedly making substantial progress.
The nation-wide update on the issue is, more than 30 states have already received federal exchange establishment grants, but only 13 of them, and the District of Columbia have actually adopted a plan.