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  • Some brokers still not paid on ACA exchanges

    July 11, 2014

    The status of payments to brokers for their work signing up consumers across the nation varies from state to state and broker to broker, with some missing nearly 50% of commissions and others reporting no problems whatsoever.

  • House to sue Obama over ACA’s employer mandate delay

    July 11, 2014

    The U.S. House of Representatives will sue President Barack Obama’s administration over delaying the implementation of an employer health insurance mandate in the Affordable Care Act.

  • CDHP confusion exposes need for adviser assistance, educational tools

    July 11, 2014

    An increase in the offering of consumer-driven health care products has not translated into increased understanding on the part of consumers — exposing a need for more assistance from benefit professionals and educational tools.

  • Hobby Lobby likely not 'defining moment' for ACA compliance

    July 10, 2014

    For most employers, the Hobby Lobby decision will have little impact, meaning they will have to comply with the ACA as written. Looking for loopholes can be risky, not just for ACA compliance but also for ERISA compliance, generally.

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  • Five possible GOP maneuvers to untrack health care reform

    January 1, 2011

    Flush with victory from last November's midterm election, Republican strategists are delving into possible measures to repeal or significantly hamper existing health care reform legislation.

  • Taking health care reform in stride

    January 1, 2011

    Without a doubt, many of us working deep in the weeds of our organization's health plans are wary of the ever-mounting regulations surrounding health care reform. Recently, I attended a presentation that included a flowchart of implementation dates that looked sort of like a MapQuest depiction of lower Manhattan.

  • Va. court decision sets stage for PPACA Supreme Court battle

    December 14, 2010

    As the first ruling in federal court to declare a portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, Virginia Judge Henry Hudson’s Dec. 13 finding that the individual mandate provision falls outside "constitutional boundaries” puts a kink in the armor of President Barack Obama’s health reform package — but the battle over PPACA is just beginning.

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