Two big health insurance rivals in California are jointly betting $80 million that they can significantly accelerate health information exchange in the nation’s most populous state.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California are funding development of the California Integrated Data Exchange, known as Cal INDEX, with the goal of having it operational by the end of 2014. Part of the $80 million investment will cover operating the exchange at no cost to providers and payers for three years, after which a “nominal” per member subscription fee will be instituted.

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