Data continues to roll in attesting to the efficacy of the private insurance exchange, an exchange modeled after those pioneered by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act but operated by non-government and non-insurance firms.

One such exchange — the RightOpt private insurance exchange from Buck Consultants at Xerox — has reported impressive outcomes.

In a release this week, Buck said clients that have migrated their employees to RightOpt reported an average 3.7 percent decrease in claims costs on a year-over-year basis. This compares favorably to the 5 percent to 8 percent average increase most plans are experiencing, Buck said.

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