NAIC to make health exchange recommendations; Insurers are going social;

> NAIC is considering whether health insurance exchanges created by the states should each offer at least three health plans, among other recommendations, as they prepare to issue modifications to a model act for states to follow. Article

> Republican governors can change how health reform law affects insurers, reports the Washington Post. For example, a state could require insurers to prove that their policies are achieving certain outcomes or require insurers to offer detailed justification and seek preauthorization for any rate increases. Article

> Insurers increasingly are going social--via Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, mobile phone applications, LinkedIn and RSS feeds--to broaden their brand and engage members, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Article

> And finally … Greek insurer will pay for amputation surgery, not footwear, for diabetics. Article