Category: ACA

UPDATED – Map of the Day: State Decisions on Administration’s Policy on Coverage Extensions

The map below shows states’ decisions regarding extending the coverage of current policies. Continue reading

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Health Plans Extending Their Reach to Help Consumers

With Open Enrollment right around the corner, health plans are helping consumers understand their options by making sure they have the right resources to make informed decisions about their coverage. As the clock ticks down to November 15, learn about how health plans are reaching out to consumers ahead of Open Enrollment. Continue reading

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One Reason Premiums Will Vary Across States

January 1, 2014 marked the start of the ACA’s major market reforms taking effect. Continue reading

Posted in: ACA, Health Care Costs

The Harsh Reality of the HIT

What if you went in to the store to buy something you needed – milk, for example – and went to the checkout line only to find that you were being hit with a new tax you’d never before seen? And what if you were told that tax would increase next year by 41%? Continue reading

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ACA’s Health Insurance Tax: Making Coverage More Expensive for Families, Small Businesses

It’s April 15, and taxes are on everyone’s mind. Continue reading

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“An Ironic Touch for a Law Meant to Make Health Coverage Cheaper”

From the Daily Caller on the health reform law’s new taxes. Continue reading

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WSJ Op-Ed: ACA’s Health Insurance Tax “Hidden Hit On Businesses”

With the ACA’s $100 billion health insurance tax starting this year, small and medium-size businesses “will bear the brunt of the tax…Many will be forced to raise their employees’ share of premium payments or, worse, lay off workers to pay the escalating costs of health care for their core employees,” according to a Wall Street Journal op-ed from Bernie Marcus, co-founder and former chairman and CEO of Home Depot. Continue reading

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Post-Open Enrollment, Focus Needs to Shift to Keeping Coverage Affordable

For the first time, millions of Americans across the country have the peace of mind that health insurance provides. Continue reading

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Day 2 Coverage from AHIP’s Policy Conference and Exchange Forum

The Morning Consult is covering AHIP’s Policy Conference and Exchange Forum this week. Below is a snapshot of stories that stood out to us on Day 2. Continue reading

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Infographic: New Report Estimates Impact of Potential New Rate Cut to Medicare Advantage

Check out this new infographic looking at the impact of new cuts to Medicare Advantage. Continue reading

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