Home Government Cuomo authorizes state health insurance exchange GovernmentHealth CarePremium ContentWestchester Cuomo authorizes state health insurance exchange By Patrick Gallagher - April 20, 2012 Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order authorizing the creation of the New York Health Benefit Exchange as a marketplace for individuals and business owners. This content is for Westfair Online members only. Please Sign in / Join to view this content. Become a member by Registering Here.