2013 was a pinnacle year in health care with the opening of the Affordable Care Acts health care exchanges. But what can we expect in 2014? EBA spoke with experts across the spectrum to find out. [Photos: Fotolia]
Insurance brokers have been saying it all along, but now a House Oversight and Government Reform report confirms that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had numerous failings in their conceptualization and implementation of navigators. Here are the key findings from that House report: [Images: Fotolia]
Experts in the voluntary field share predictions for the coming year and some pretty crazy products that can now be sold through payroll deduction. Comments compiled at SourceMedias Workplace Benefits Transitions conference in Chicago Dec. 10-12. [Images: Fotolia]
June Felix of Citigroup sits down with Heather Landy, editor in chief of SourceMedia's American Banker magazine to discuss a new paperless organization system for health bills and how it incorporates HSAs and FSAs.
Lou Faiola takes relationships to a new level. From carriers to brokers to beneficiaries, his commitment to benefits is apparent to all whose lives he touches.
Its been 70 years since benefits originated, and brokers would be wise to remember that innovation as inspiration to keep their businesses in the future.
The Obama administration says much of the site is fixed but its not clear still how much of that is true.
President Barack Obama raised the stakes on his three-year-old health care overhaul Sunday, declaring that fixes to his administrations troubled insurance exchange website make it ready to sign up 800,000 people a day.
If you won the proverbial Wishbone pull during Thanksgiving dinner this year, what would you wish for? EBA asked brokers what their top wish would be for employee benefits, their clients, their company or themselves as Turkey Day approaches. And because the holiday is about expressing thanks, some also shared their top thank yous for the season. Share your own thoughts on our LinkedIn discussion board. And from all of us at EBA, we wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving holiday! [Images: Shutterstock]
The decision by CMS leaves just eight days for insurers to send bills to those signing up on the last day of the enrollment period.
Consulting firm Towers Watson announced today it has bought private health care exchange provider Liazon, which operates the Bright Choices exchange, for $215 million. The deal further validates the private exchange market, says one of Liazon's competitors.
Public support for the U.S. health care overhaul fell to its lowest level in a Kaiser Family Foundation survey after the Oct. 1 debut of government-run insurance marketplaces greeted consumers with breakdowns on websites, higher prices and potentially broken promises.
Kansas, North Dakota and other state insurance commissioners snubbed a meeting with President Barack Obama set up to discuss allowing some people to keep medical plans that dont meet the requirements of the U.S. health law.
More than a third of the back end infrastructure still remains to be built in the federally-run marketplace, top IT official at CMS says Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
Consultants hired by the Obama administration told top officials at the White House and U.S. health department as early as March that construction of the governments insurance website was at risk of failure, according to a document released by congressional Republicans.