Tag: Exchanges

New Study: Coverage Options Available to Significantly Limit Costs for Those With Chronic Conditions

A new independent analysis from HealthPocket has found that consumers have a range of coverage options to choose from, including plans that can significantly limit out-of-pocket costs for those with chronic conditions and the most medical needs. Continue reading

Posted in: Fact Check

What’s driving 2015 premiums

As states continue to report on proposed 2015 rates, wide variations in premiums have emerged. This should be no surprise. Several factors impact how much consumers pay for coverage, with premium increases varying by state and even region. Continue reading

Posted in: Health Care Costs

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

Posted in: ACA, AHIP

The Morning Consult Reports from #PolicyConf

The Morning Consult is covering AHIP’s Policy Conference and Exchange Forum this week. Here are the stories and interviews we found interesting on day one. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP

Chart of the Day: Age Distribution of Exchange Enrollees and the Exchange Eligible Population

Today’s chart comes via the American Action Forum and shows the age distribution of exchange enrollees. Continue reading

Posted in: ACA

Chart of the Day: Age Distribution of Exchange Enrollees

The below chart shows the age distribution for health insurance exchange enrollees. Via The Wall Street Journal. Continue reading

Posted in: ACA

What the Washington Post Did Not Tell You About Prescription Drug Coverage in the Exchanges

A front-page story in today’s Washington Post includes misleading and inaccurate information on health plans’ coverage for prescription drugs in the new health insurance exchanges. Continue reading

Posted in: ACA, Issue Alert

How Health Plans are Educating Consumers and Helping Them Sign Up for Coverage

Health plans are focused on ensuring consumers and small businesses have the information and support they need to enroll in coverage that is right for them. As open enrollment begins, companies all across the country are engaged in a variety of activities to educate people about their options and help them sign up for coverage. Continue reading

Posted in: ACA

AHIP Statement on Open Enrollment

America’s Health Insurance Plans’ (AHIP) President and CEO Karen Ignagni released the following statement on the start of open enrollment in which consumers and small businesses can sign up for coverage that takes effect on January 1. Continue reading

Posted in: ACA, AHIP, AHIP Press Releases, Issue Alert

NBC News: Health Care Costs ‘deterring factor’ for young and healthy

An article posted on NBC News’ First Read blog highlights the importance of broad participation in the new health insurance exchanges established by the health reform law. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP, AHIP in the News, Health Care Costs