CMS has issued final rules for the individual health insurance market for 2018. These rules apply to policies purchased on or off the marketplace.
Due to extraordinary demand, the Obama administration has extended the Obamacare signup deadline by four days – from December 15 to midnight on Monday December 19. December 19 is the last day to buy coverage that goes into effect on January 1, The Hill reports.
A new article posted in the 9/14/15 edition of The Hill, suggests that discussions may be underway about a possible settlement with insurance companies related to Obamacare payments. Several insurers have sued under the “risk corridors” program, meant to protect insurers from heavy losses in the initial period after the law was enacted. However, payouts have been limited to 12.6 percent of the money owed in the first year, due to a shortfall in funds.
Today, we’re sharing an article an article and video from the August 16 edition of CNN Money by Tami Luhby, “Aetna to Pull Out of Most Obamacare Exchanges.” This decision directly impacts agents and customers in Arizona.
Today, we’re sharing an article from the July 31 edition of The Wall Street Journal – an opinion piece by Bob Kocher, “How I Was Wrong About ObamaCare.” This article examines the implications of industry consolidation, accountable care organizations, payment models and personalized care. Enjoy and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.