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.

7 things to watch out for in new MAPD and PDP plans

If you are selling (or servicing) Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans (MAPDs) or stand-alone PDPs, be very careful to examine the 2015 plans. Members of...

HealthSherpa announces approved vendor status for plan year 2023 agent and broker marketplace trainings

Health insurance enrollment platform will be a CMS-approved training vendor for plan year 2023 federally facilitated Marketplace training and certification.

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...

California Insurance Commissioner joins organizations speaking out against health insurance mergers

The number of organizations speaking out against the proposed Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana health insurance mergers continues to grow, casting some doubt on whether the...

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

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

Aetna-Humana merger blocked by federal judge; decision on Anthem-Cigna deal up next

Pending a possible appeal, Aetna could soon be on the hook for a $1 billion “breakup” fee after U.S. District Court Judge John D....

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....

HealthSherpa enrolls over 1 million Americans during Open Enrollment Period

Company says its ACA health insurance enrollments more than doubled compared to 2019.

Nearly 16 Million Sign Up for ACA Coverage in Marketplace Since Start of OEP

Totals as open enrollment period nears its end represent a 13% increase from last year.