Four States Running Obamacare Marketplaces Better Than Feds

Four states are doing a better job than the federal government in running their Obamacare insurance marketplaces, a consumer advocate coalition has concluded. ranks below the marketplaces run by Kentucky, Washington state, Connecticut and California when evaluated for the level of ease and clarity they offer people trying to decide which plan to buy, according to a report being released Friday by Clear Choices.

The group judged the federal-run marketplace, called, and the dozen state-run marketplaces based on 11 criteria, like whether the websites provide an out-of-pocket cost calculator or allow shoppers to compare plan benefits side-by-side.