How can brokers become involved in the health exchanges and what will their role be? Plus, how is exchange implementation coming along? EBA spoke with Vince Ashton, CEO of HealthPass which, along with bswift, was recently chosen by Connecticut to run their SHOP exchange to answer these questions and more.
President Barack Obamas health secretary has called companies and other organizations, seeking financial contributions to help promote the 2010 health care law that takes full effect next year.
People with health insurance saw increases in their medical costs slow from 2009 to 2011, signaling potential structural changes in the industry that could cut health care inflation and save the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars, according to two studies.
Countless pieces of legislation are introduced in Washington each year and nothing is done with them. As NAHU pushes for a hearing on the MLR bill in the Senate, what are its chances?
In the new world of "Obamacare," a.k.a. the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the birth of the insurance exchange is propelling us all the way back to the future.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a statement this morning that the application for public health insurance, reported in March to be 21 pages long for individuals, has been shorted to just three pages.
Guest blogger Mark S. Gaunya talks about what advisers must do in the 'Obamacare' world where insurers are assuming more risk and consumers more cost.
Mercers private exchange now has more than 20 carriers signed on to provide benefits, including dental, vision, life and disability products. Find out what carriers were added.
Mercer has announced an initial group of insurance carriers that will offer benefits through Mercer Marketplace, the companys private benefits exchange for employers active employees and their families.
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.
The delay of the feature of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act intended to help small businesses was because of concerns raised by insurers, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Friday.
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.
It's time to step up collaboration between brokers and other key players involved in PPACA's exchanges, says Guardian Life Insurance Company's Michael A. Martocci. Listen in as the voluntary expert shares how he sees this model impacting your bottom line.
New legislation was issued last night in the Senate that would remove broker compensation from the MLR calculation.