Federal judge upholds Trump’s expansion of short-term care plans

Democrats cry foul over allowance of “junk insurance” plans that circumvent ACA rules.

Unsubsidized health insurance consumers turning to short-term coverage, new report finds

Open Enrollment Half-Time Report: About 7 of every 10 people buying coverage at eHealth during the current 2019 open enrollment period are selecting short-term plans, according to new report from the company, up 14% from the same period a year ago.

CO-OP failures could boost enrollment in BCBS plans, AIS Newsletter predicts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With more than a third of the 23 Community Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPs) created as part of the Affordable Care...

Survey finds Medicare premiums cost retirees $5,000 annually

The Senior Citizens League says annual COLA increases lag significantly behind the growth in Medicare premiums, making it important for retirees to compare coverage during open enrollment.

5 things small business owners should know about this year’s Open Enrollment

Whether your small business clients currently provide them and are planning next year’s renewal, or are thinking of offering them for the first time, here are five things to consider before Nov. 1 rolls around.

The Future of Individual Health Insurance

Now that Obamacare is well on its way toward implementation, agents have been speculating on the idea of selling individual health insurance.  While some...

Urban Institute: 25-43 million Americans could lose employer-based health coverage during pandemic

Between 25 and 43 million Americans could lose their employer-based health insurance if the unemployment rate hits 20% in the coming months, according to a new report from the Urban Institute.

Obamacare, DOL Fiduciary Rule in jeopardy with Trump election

Now that Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States, just how long will it take for Obamacare to be...

CBO: $321 billion reduction in deficit, 22 million more uninsured over next decade with...

Monday was an eventful day for the Senate health care bill, with the CBO analysis coming out and Republicans tweaking it to encourage Americans to maintain continuous health care coverage.

3 weeks of solid good news for Medicare-aged people and producers

As President of the National Association of Medicare Supplement Advisors, Inc. (NAMSA), one of my obligations is to report weekly via our NAMSA newsletter...