Health Care Reform News

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

  • Highmark Small Group Update - Small groups who grandmothered in 2014 can keep their plan in 2015
  • Highmark Channel Insights - News for the Producer Community - March/April 2015
  • UPMC Producer Update - Summer Producer Incentive Program and July Renewals Available in Producer OnLine
  • Aetna discontinuation of tobacco surveys make it easier for DE, PA and WV quoting and administration
  • Delta Medix leaves BCNEPA networks
  • Aetna Opportunity alert: Producer service fees for small group businesses in DE, PA and WV
  • Aetna Small Group Webinar
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Republicans reach budget deal, take aim at Obamacare
  • Milwaukee-based Assurant Health to be sold off or shut down
  • 5 unique ways to spend FSA dollars
  • ACA tax credit recipients had to repay average of $729
  • Payback Requirements Surprise Obamacare Subsidy Recipients
  • Report: Insurers skirt health law's protections for women

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

  • Highmark Individual Market Update | April 23, 2015
  • Banet's Bullets: Enhancements to ROAM and the Employer Portal
  • Capital BlueCross 2015 Group Products
  • Open House at Capital Blue Retail Store
  • Highmark Update - Two plans removed from product grids and producer portal down tonight
  • Aetna Opportunity alert: Producer service fees for small group businesses in DE, PA and WV
  • Aetna Small Group Webinar
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Feds post PPACA reinsurance program data
  • PPACA burdens HR managers

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

  • CPAHU April CE Meeting and Day on the Hill Rally & CPAHU Day on the Hill
  • BCNEPA supports keeping employer groups same size
  • Aetna Opportunity alert: Producer service fees for small group businesses in DE, PA and WV
  • New guidance for obtaining member information from UPMC Health Plan
  • Capital BlueCross Update 2015 Group Products
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Highmark Update - Talking Points Regarding UPMC and Medicare Advantage Participation
  • How the PPACA exchange program still infuriates agents
  • Only 4% Got the Right Obamacare Subsidy
  • Uninsured rate dives again
  • As income rises, HIX enrollment more challenging
  • Senate Approves a Bill on Changes to Medicare
  • Why do more re-enroll with federal than state HIX?

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | April 9th 2015 Edition

  • CPAHU April CE Meeting and Day on the Hill Rally & CPAHU Day on the Hill
  • Capital BlueCross Update Premera Blue Cross Cyber-Attack
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Commission Update - Clarification Regarding Additional Payout for New Community Blue Flex Group (2-99) Sales
  • Aetna Update - Your 2015 individual commission payments
  • Highmark Commission Information - Direct Pay on-exchange policies cancelled for non-payment could impact commissions
  • Capital BlueCross Update 2015 Group Products
  • Time to revisit Assurant Health Short Term Medical during health care reform!
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Carriers get surprise Medicare raise
  • 'Cadillac tax' the next big Obamacare battle
  • How many businesses cut part-time hours because of the Affordable Care Act?
  • Should states step in if subsides are ruled illegal?
  • PPACA Interactive Timeline

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | April 2nd 2015 Edition

  • CPAHU Day on the Hill
  • More options for non-ACA small group renewals in PennsylvaniaMore options for non-ACA small group renewals in Pennsylvania
  • Highmark Agency Action Alert - April 1, 2015
  • Capital BlueCross Update 2015 Group Products
  • Time to revisit Assurant Health Short Term Medical during health care reform!
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Obamacare Could Be in Trouble if It Drives Businesses From Insurance Market
  • PPACA Interactive Timeline
  • No Time to Waste
  • Highways to PPACA tax penalty freedom
  • 5 PPACA trends you may not have spotted
  • What happened to health broker comp?
  • DOL makes good on promise of ERISA plan criminal investigations
  • SBC changes: What employers need to know