Members of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange board voted this week unanimously to give up on the state's exchange enrollment system vendor and bring in a better one from another state.

The board — the body that oversees the state-based Nevada Health Link exchange — agreed to try to keep the exchange in state hands, rather than permanently making the exchange a "federal facilitated marketplace."

Nevada may use HealthCare.gov to handle enrollment for 2015, then begin using a state-based system imported from another state for  2016 , officials said.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.