Last month's Supreme Court ruling that upheld President Barack Obama's 2010 health care law could save the U.S. government some $84 billion over 11 years, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday.
Federal health care reform legislation and the desire of employers to limit their health insurance costs are likely to fuel interest in defined contribution (DC) health benefits and private health insurance exchanges, according to a new report by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).
Alaska will not set up a program allowing residents to buy health insurance across state lines as envisioned under the Obama administration's new health care law, leaving that task to the U.S. government, Gov. Sean Parnell announced Tuesday.
Health care law expert Mark C. Nielsen of Groom Law Group discusses the adverse effect on brokers of the Supreme Court ruling and how 75% of the law is not yet implemented, reminding the industry of the long road ahead.
Voter support for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul has increased following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling upholding it, although majorities still oppose it, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday showed.
EBA Managing Editor Brian Kalish reports live outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. just hours after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ruling was handed down by the Justices.
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with the individual mandate being upheld under the Congressional power of taxation.
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul law that requires that most Americans get insurance by 2014 or pay a financial penalty.
Urging employers to continue their strategic plans in implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Susan Nash, partner, head of the Health and Welfare Plan Affinity Group at McDermott Will & Emery LLP in Chicago says its time to focus on upcoming health reform compliance mandates, including W2 reporting, Summary of Benefits and Coverage, MLR rebates, and much more.
At 2 p.m. EST tomorrow experts will provide insight on the fate of the mandate for individuals to purchase health coverage, and the finding on the constitutionality of PPACA as a whole. Sign up for the web seminar which will be held hours after the decision is released.
There is no shortage of opinions when it comes to the future of health insurance in the United States. And, opinions were readily shared this week at Americas Health Insurance Plans Institute 2012 in Salt Lake City. Connecture Inc., a sales automation technology provider in the health insurance space, conducted a survey of the health insurance executives at the conference, and made a number of conclusions, including:
Regardless of what the high court rules about health care reform there's still work that needs to be done in the industry, says Janet Trautwein, CEO of the National Association of Health Underwriters.
What can brokers do to get their clients ready for the rebates? Robert Rusbuldt, President and CEO of the Big I, gives a few options and explains how the rebates will impact the industry.
K. Michael Ward talks about the future of health care and how she is preparing her clients for the Supreme Court decision in the last frontier.
There is a lot riding on the Supreme Courts health reform decision for all stakeholders. Brokers and consultants need to be prepared to advise their clients, says EBA Advisory Board member Mark Gaunya, who highlights what you should be thinking about while we wait for the decision.