Supreme Court to hear Obamacare subsidy challenge; Fewer than 10 million projected to be...

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed last Friday to hear a new challenge to Obamacare over tax credits awarded in 36 states that subsidize health...

Elimination of federal penalty for not having health insurance may mean addition of state...

While the just-passed tax bill eliminates the mandate penalty as of 2019, most who go without coverage in 2018 will still face a penalty. Meanwhile, individual states are considering imposing their own coverage mandates.

4 trends to expect in the health insurance market

High-level trends we may expect to observe in the wake of ACA repeal efforts and how stakeholders would potentially be affected by the changes.

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...

CMS finalizes New Medicare Card distribution ahead of deadline, accelerating fight against Medicare fraud

New Medicare cards offer better identity protection for millions of Americans.

Average premiums for employer-sponsored health coverage rise 3% to $18,764 in 2017

Workers covered by smaller firms pay more toward family premiums and in cost sharing than those in larger ones, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Education Trust 2017 Employer Health Benefits Survey.

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...

Political reaction: Republicans propose The American Health Care Act

House Republicans unveiled their long-anticipated plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Monday afternoon. The proposed legislation, dubbed “The American Health Care...

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...

Subsidy Applicants and Traditional Health Clients- A Different Approach

One agent took to the forums to ask about the demographics of ACA subsidy applicants, in order to better understand how she could assist...