Health Care Reform News

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | January 5th 2017 Edition

  • Highmark Updates: Lehigh Valley Flex Blue Incentive Program Expansion
  • Product Information
  • Geisinger officially has a medical school
  • Doctors, pharmacists indicted in $100M fraud case
  • After Obama, Some Health Reforms May Prove Lasting
  • Senate to vote on Obamacare repeal budget next week
  • How COBRA Intersects with Medicare and Retiree Health Plans
  • 1/10 Self-Funded Group Health Plans 101
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | December 29th 2016 Edition

  • Lehigh Valley Flex Blue Incentive Program Expansion
  • New Lehigh Valley Flex Blue Group Incentive Program
  • UPMC Health Plan January 2017 Advantage Choice Formulary Updates
  • President Signs HRA Revisions
  • Product Information
  • Throwback Thursday: Health care news of 2016
  • The year in employer-based healthcare: ACA uncertainty and cost-stemming efforts
  • 4 important questions about HSAs under the new fiduciary rule
  • The Future Of Medicaid May Be Found In Indiana, Where The Poor Pay
  • What’s influencing medical cost trends for 2017?
  • How COBRA Intersects with Medicare and Retiree Health Plans
  • Analysis: GOP Vexed by factions on replacing health law
  • A look back at our 2016 health insurance predictions
  • CMS Finalizes Payment Parameters Rule and Letter to Issuers
  • CMS Releases New FAQ on Broker Compensation
  • How to better engage millennials in employee benefits
  • Exchange users seek role in House ACA suit
  • 'Repealing' Obamacare without repealing it
  • New Special Enrollment Rules Will Shift Paperwork Burden To Consumers
  • 1/10 Self-Funded Group Health Plans 101
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | December 22nd 2016 Edition

  • ACA Letters & To-Do Lists
  • New Pilot Program for Pre-Enrollment Verification of SEPs
  • Highmark Updates Week of December 26th
  • President Signs HRA Revisions
  • Product Information
  • GOP chairmen question ObamaCare's Medicaid spending
  • New Special Enrollment Rules Will Shift Paperwork Burden To Consumers
  • HHS Moves to Help High-Risk Enrollees, Stabilize Obamacare Markets
  • How to know if a health plan meets affordability requirements
  • Why Drug Costs Will Keep Rising in 2017
  • How Much Do Health Insurance Subsidies Cost Taxpayers?
  • IRS focuses on low-income liars in new ACA premium tax credit regs
  • Cover letters: The key to simplifying ERISA plan document requests
  • Obama administration revamps group disability claim rules
  • CMS Releases FAQs on Agent/Broker Compensation
  • 1/10 Self-Funded Group Health Plans 101
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | December 15th 2016 Edition

  • Very Important Update: Highmark’s STM Application
  • Highmark Agency Action Alert - Dec. 8, 2016
  • Capital BlueCross Loop (Relay) Available to Commercial Group Members
  • Product Information
  • SHOP Marketplace Participation Rule Waived Nov. 15-Dec. 15
  • 6 nontraditional voluntary benefit trends to watch in 2017
  • America has an Obamacare dilemma
  • Why healthcare literacy needs to be a priority now more than ever
  • Employer mandate is leading concern of bosses in 2017
  • Automatic re-enrollment: Keeps you covered, but it’s important to update & shop 2017 plans
  • Health Care Briefs for November 28 - December 2, 2016
  • 1/10 Self-Funded Group Health Plans 101
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | December 8th 2016 Edition

  • Final Rule Shortens Allowable Duration of Short-Term Insurance, Adds Issuer Notice Requirement
  • Capital BlueCross 2017 Rate Guide
  • Highmark Individual Market Update - Personal URLs for 2017 Highmark Individual Plan Renewal/Auto-Enrollment
  • UPMC Confirmation of Enrollment Letters for Individual & Family Policies
  • Product Information
  • SHOP Marketplace Participation Rule Waived Nov. 15-Dec. 15
  • Health Insurers List Demands if Affordable Care Act Is Killed
  • How to avoid the surprise of health plan ‘mapping’
  • Automatic re-enrollment: Keeps you covered, but it’s important to update & shop 2017 plans
  • Appeals Court Agrees to Delay GOP Lawsuit Over Health Law
  • Fix for stranded HealthCare.gov users may cost agents
  • 3 possible brakes on health system change
  • Tom Price's Health Plan Doesn't Let Insurers Impose Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions - Sort Of
  • Health Care Briefs for November 28 - December 2, 2016
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives