More than 250,000 Americans selected private health insurance plans through Obamacare enrollment systems last month, better than twice as many as in October when the exchanges opened amid technology errors and outages.
Industry leaders discuss brokers to-dos for 2014, including technology developments and pending, unexpected competitors during a panel at Workplace Benefits Transitions.
President Barack Obamas health agency said it has spent $319 million building an online health-insurance marketplace through October.
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.
The health care websites improved performance has both U.S. political parties shifting strategies, with President Barack Obamas team preparing a January advertising blitz and a wave of celebrity promotions to boost enrollment, allies said.
With the ACA requiring even more communications to employees, many employers might consider shifting to electronic means for all disclosure notices, but there are many rules here and employers and their advisers should be careful.
More people signed up for Obamacare health plans in the first two days of December than in all of October after the U.S. government rehabilitated its error-prone insurance-exchange website.
The federal agency in charge of exchanges is communicating with brokers about technology improvements, but brokers say they havent heard much of anything, yet.
President Barack Obama plans to highlight the 2010 health care laws benefits at a White House event Tuesday that kicks off a three-week campaign to regain support for a program marred by a troubled implementation.
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.
Towers Watson acquired Liazon Corporation, a leader in developing and delivering private benefit exchanges for active employees, last week. Representatives of the consultancy believe that this acquisition, which follows the purchase of Extend Health in June 2012, has solidified their position as the leading player in the private exchange market through its OneExchange solution.
Republican senators introduced a bill this week that would prevent the exclusion of multi-employer health plans from a $63 reinsurance fee that the ACA imposes on each enrollee.
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.
A public employer in California is building its own marketplace to mirror public exchanges under the Affordable Care Act a potential idea for brokers for prospecting.