Commentary: Blogger Andy Torelli says after the first ACA enrollment, were still years away from knowing the true efficacy of the law. What can advisers learn from this limbo period?
Industry musings about how fast this employee benefit selection tool will grow and in what format are plentiful.
While no public exchange was without troubles during the first ACA open-enrollment period, one state in particular put unique efforts into its SHOP component and saw results.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is in the early stages of looking at new vendors to potentially take over operation of Healthcare.gov, when Accentures contract expires in January 2015.
Employees are craving voluntary benefits to offset high deductible plans, yet many say they havent been offered any new options since the ACA became law.
From brokers and advisers to industry and political leaders, influential groups across the country spoke up about the most pressing benefit issues. And they had a lot to say. Here are the most interesting comments made to EBAs editors.
As Covered California announces the rate at which agents enrolled consumers on the state-run public exchange, two different realities are emerging from agents throughout the most populous U.S. state.
Nearly half of newly insured Americans signed up for coverage off the ACAs public marketplaces and benefit advisers have several theories as to why.
Brokers may be the best intermediary to communicate a matter of pediatric dental compliance to employers and medical carriers operating in numerous states as regulations shift.
Consumer spending climbed by $20.4 billion at an annualized rate adjusted for inflation in February, and $13 billion of the increase came from outlays on health services spurred by the ACA, according to Commerce Department data.
Complying with the Affordable Care Acts employer shared responsibility rules could add up for employers. Here are five strategies to recommend to your clients today, according to consulting firm Mercer. [Photos: ThinkStock]
People who waited until the last minute to sign up for Obamacare were significantly younger than those first in line, as the percentage of enrollees younger than 35 jumped in the last month. President Obama said Thursday that 8 million people have enrolled in private insurance plans through the public exchanges.
With open enrollment officially over, suggestions are emerging from industry experts on how to tweak the next round of ACA sign-ups.
Tuesday was the last day of a two-week health law extension for hundreds of thousands of people who couldnt finish their enrollment by March 31, the official deadline to sign up for a federally subsidized insurance plan in 2014.
The Congressional Budget Office, the main arbiter of Obamacares effects on the economy, left unchanged its estimate of the number of people expected to gain insurance coverage under the law.