Vol. 24 Annals of Health Law 405
Office of the Kentucky Health
Benefit Exchange is hereby
created and established within
the Cabinet for Health and
N/A (state agency) Yes - Executive Director appointed by the Governor
Executive Order 2012-
MD MD Insurance §
The Exchange is a body politic
and corporate and is an instrumentality of the State.
The Exchange is a public corporation and a unit of State
N/A – subject to several obligations of state actors, including State APA (§ 31-
The exercise by
the Exchange of
its authority under this title is
Total Members: 9
Governor Appointed: 6
3 heads of agencies
MD Insurance § 31-
176Q § 1
“There shall be a body politic
and corporate and a public instrumentality to be known as
the commonwealth health insurance connector authority,
which shall be an independent
public entity not subject to the
supervision and control of any
other executive office, department, commission, board,
bureau, agency or political
subdivision of the commonwealth
- Yes473 - Total Members: 11
Governor Appointed: 4
Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch.
176Q, § 2(b)
471 A copy of the Executive Order is available at: http://apps.sos.ky.gov/Executive/Journal/execjournalimages/2012-MISC-2012-0587-222943.pdf.
472 MD Insurance § 31-106(c)(1)(iv): subject to paragraph (2) of this subsection, adopt regulations to carry out this title: 1. in accordance with Title 10, Subtitle 1 of the State Government Article; and 2. without conflicting with or preventing application of regulations adopted by the Secretary under Title 1, Subtitle D
of the Affordable Care Act.
473 Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. 176Q § 16 (“The connector may adopt regulations to implement this chapter.”).