Health Care Reform News

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | August 13th 2015 Edition

  • Webinars added: FFM registration and training for agents and brokers
  • Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) Agents and Brokers Training—Coming Soon
  • Join Highmark to learn about the Producer Incentive Program
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • 2015 Survey of Health Insurance August 2015 Marketplace Assister Programs and Brokers
  • Startups Vie to Build an Uber for Health Care
  • No, Obamacare isn’t killing full-time jobs, new evidence shows
  • Federal marketplace may have wrongly issued subsidies
  • IRS issues ‘first taste’ of Cadillac tax implementation
  • Audit: Healthcare.gov Did Not Verify Social Security Numbers, Citizenship Status

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | August 6th 2015 Edition

  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield reminds you about PCORI fee
  • It Keeps Getting Better! Capital BlueCross' Producer Incentive Program
  • Highmark Product Information - Correction to HSA talking points
  • Highmark Updates | Clarification on off-exchange enrollments
  • UPMC Hospitals Rank in the US News and World Report Honor Roll
  • Aetna | Supreme Court decision
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Care Reform Update - Additional option for clients with 51-100 employees
  • Webinars added: FFM registration and training for agents and brokers
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Employer, employee concerns about private exchanges affect adoption rates
  • How would a $48B Anthem-Cigna merger affect rates?
  • It’s not just the DOL that thinks you may have more employees
  • Money In, Money Out
  • CO-OPs reach yet another tipping point
  • Tax filing problems could jeopardize health law aid for 1.8M

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | July 30th 2015 Edition

  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield reminds you about PCORI fee
  • Capital BlueCross Updates | Week of July 27th
  • Highmark Updates | Agency Action Alert - July 29, 2015
  • Webinars added: FFM registration and training for agents and brokers
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Coming Soon: The Best Employer Group Shopping Experience
  • Social Security Disability Benefits Face Cuts in 2016, Trustees Say
  • Where did billions in Obamacare grants go?
  • Employee satisfaction with HDHPs inching up as comprehension grows
  • Obama looks to states on retirement readiness
  • Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Why You Should Know the Difference

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | July 23rd 2015 Edition

  • Coming Soon: The Best Employer Group Shopping Experience
  • UPMC Producer Update 7/21/2015 - Producer Incentive- Summer/Fall Triple Play
  • The new business process just got easier
  • Highmark Updates | Agency Action Alert - July 23, 2015
  • Capital BlueCross Change to Small Group PPACA Renewal Approach
  • Webinars added: FFM registration and training for agents and brokers
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Questionable Obamacare claims cost taxpayers $2 billion
  • Employers divided on Aetna, Humana merger
  • More medical bills paid, but problems persist

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | July 16th 2015 Edition

  • Highmark Agency Action Alert - July 15, 2015
  • Aetna Update to Producer Service Fee for Small Group 1-100 in PA & DE
  • Capital BlueCross Change to Small Group PPACA Renewal Approach
  • Capital BlueCross Theon Care Manager
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Coming Soon: The Best Employer Group Shopping Experience
  • 2016 election to have big impact on public, private exchanges
  • Health Care Briefs for July 6 - 10, 2015
  • PPACA exchange brokers grow by 46 percent
  • K Street coalition launches blitz against ObamaCare 'Cadillac tax'
  • Bogus enrollees kept getting Obamacare