Your First-Hand Survival Guide to ACA Enrollments

Straight from the Enrollment Trenches Agents and producers that are engaged in 2014 enrollments through the new healthcare exchanges have entered uncharted territory. Learning a...

Sam’s Club launches private health insurance exchange in 18-state partnership with Aetna

In the latest Walmart/health insurance-related development, Sam’s Club announced Oct. 23 that it is opening a private health insurance exchange for its members, intended...

Walmart out to be No. 1 in health care; launches ‘Healthcare Begins Here’ via...

Walmart announced Monday that it will team with DirectHealth.com, LLC, in an initiative to allow consumers to compare health insurance plans and enroll online,...

171 health insurance advertisers bid on each of top 20 Google AdWords, on average

There is heated competition among health insurance advertisers for the top 20 keywords on Google Adwords, according to a new report from search marketing...

Does PPACA open the door to Critical Illness?

In 2014 with the implementation of the health insurance exchanges, critical illness coverage can provide a supplement to consumers who are insured under the...

What’s going on at Wal-Mart that should concern insurance producers

So, what’s happening at Wal-Mart that insurance producers need to know about? Well, first of all it involves more than Wal-Mart, but let’s start there....

Obamacare the real reason behind last week’s Cubs grounds crew debacle?

The Chicago Cubs were embarrassed last Tuesday when their short-staffed grounds crew couldn’t get the tarp over the diamond in time to prevent a...

A doctor’s perspective on Obamacare plans

On a recent afternoon at his office in Hartford, Conn., Dr. Doug Gerard examines a patient complaining of joint pain. Gerard, an internist, checks her...

Updated: Courts issue contradictory rulings regarding federal health insurance subsidies

The Obama Administration says people who bought subsidized health insurance plans through the federal HealthCare.gov site will keep receiving the subsidies as the administration...

Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision: Can of worms opened, or a truly narrow ruling?

Monday’s 5-4 Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling that closely held, for-profit companies can claim a religious exemption to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandate...