An agent explains the difficult steps that would need to be taken to renew canceled plans, while a health insurance trade group says the presidents announcement Thursday could destabilize the market.
With the decision, state governors and insurance commissioners would have the authority to keep would-be canceled plans active until the end of 2014.
Brokers operating in the federally run exchange states remain frustrated with broker functions on the website, as the government announces lop-sided enrollment numbers for the state versus federal exchanges.
The lopsided enrollment between Medicaid, which is paid for with taxpayer money, and the private plans may boost criticism of the rising costs of the $1.4 trillion health law. High participation in the exchanges is critical to keeping the costs of medical coverage down.
As few as 20 or 30 enrollments per state per day are greeting the Obamacare marketplaces. With more congressional hearings on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act set to start tomorrow in the House, will lawmakers get some answers?
President Barack Obama said hes sorry that thousands of Americans are losing their medical insurance as a result of his health care law, as his administration works to contain the political damage from the troubled roll-out of his signature domestic achievement.
After Tuesdays news that CMS wants to recruit more brokers to enroll consumers on Healthcare.gov, the group made the first public announcement Wednesday about a broker-focused website improvement.
While the top exchange leader confirmed Tuesday that 70,000 agents have completed federal training, documents obtained by Republicans suggest CMS might begin outreach to get more professionals involved.
The race to construct an online insurance exchange by Oct. 1 spurred the Obama administration to use an expedited bidding system that limited its choice of a builder to just four companies, including CGI Group.
President Obama touted this state as exemplary Wednesday in his health care speech, but one broker says there was a loophole for those who were able to enroll.
While the thought may not have occurred to retirement and financial planners, one expert says that with the rising cost of health care, its a concept that could save their businesses.
Two days after the troubled online U.S. health exchange went live, just 248 people nationwide had successfully enrolled in insurance plans under President Barack Obamas Affordable Care Act, documents show.
A debrief on the types of changes that trigger the loss of grandfathered status, the concept at the center of the if you like your plan, you can keep it issue.
The White House calls the nationwide uptick in health plan cancellations a result of substandard policies being eliminated, but advisers express concern over resulting rate hikes.
A day after her deputy apologized for the failures with the Affordable Care Act insurance exchange, U.S. Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius followed suit and told Congress that she shoulders the blame for the botched rollout.