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Known mainly as co-op plans, these consumer-run health plans were set up under the Affordable Care Act and can be purchased through the Marketplace. Co-ops are usually created by non-profit groups and offer another choice if you are looking for health insurance. If a co-op makes a profit, that money has to go toward reducing your monthly fee or improving your coverage. Co-ops must meet the same standards as other licensed health plans in your state. Only some states offer co-op plans.


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