EBA spoke with Alegeus Technologies CEO Tom Torre about how they're enabling private exchange creation through their products. He says the trend makes sense because "there's clearly a shift to retail."
Although it is highly unlikely that the Affordable Care Act will be overturned in the halls of Congress, that does not mean the fight is over, Bobby Bramlett, Big "I" chairman told a crowd of nearly 1,000 independent agents in Washington on Friday.
Sen. Max Baucus saw a "train wreck" coming over ACA benefit communication and worried if exchanges will be ready on time at a Wednesday Senate hearing with HHS Sec. Kathleen Sebelius.
With public exchanges, it could open employers up to legal concerns, says professional development advocate Brian Hicks. He says now is the time to use a trusted adviser to move to private exchange.
The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury released proposed regulations on how religious organizations should apply the contraceptive coverage requirements under PPACA, alleviating some concerns religious organizations had previously expressed.
Because there can be various ways of assessing what constitutes a full-time employee eligible for coverage under the PPACA, the IRS has issued guidance in the form of several notices, as well as temporary regulations.
The state health exchanges that are central to the U.S. Affordable Care Act are costing the federal government more than twice its initial budget to complete.
A $1,500 incentive bonus? EBA caught up with Cyndy Nayer, value-based wellness consultant and expert, at this week's World Health Care Congress and talked about the latest in incentives and disincentives, including the rise in some employer's incentives. She asks the question, "where does it stop?" and more.
Employers are still figuring out how to work with PPACA in the next nine months. That was the consensus during a panel at the 10th World Health Care Congress Monday in National Harbor, Md.
The emerging private HIX model for active employee populations will learn valuable lessons about how this approach has been applied to the retiree marketplace in recent years. One issue worth closer examination involves the prospect of hosting an off-cycle benefits enrollment.
Cant decide which way to go on a public or private health insurance exchange, or how those two models even differ? Stumped by the merits of a single-carrier vs. multi-carrier exchange? Want to know which of the industrys many players will turn out to be the right HIX partner?
From the Land of 10,000 Lakes to the Land of Enchantment, two more states have taken steps toward establishing their own health insurance exchanges.
A close observer of the health care consumerism movement was somewhat surprised by the reaction to his bold prediction that a proposed elimination of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) from private health exchanges for most active employees would sabotage this model.
It is estimated there are more than 100 private exchanges in existence, with each one promoting unique or distinguishing characteristics in a crowded marketplace. Given the enormity of services offered to employers of many shapes and sizes, there are bound to be some conflicting claims that require an asterisk to eliminate any confusion for prospective customers.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services confirmed yesterday, following the release of proposed rules on Navigators and what theyre calling non-Navigator assistance personnel, that the information is not necessarily intended for brokers