9 extreme schemers make up Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame 2015 class

WASHINGTON – Blown up houses, staged wrecks and bogus spine surgeries were among the damage inflicted by nine convicted scammers newly selected to the...

What’s different about the impending 2018 Open Enrollment Period

New rules, a largely condensed enrollment timeframe, slimmer options and what states are doing to promote their exchanges are just a few of the things to consider as the 2018 health insurance Open Enrollment Period begins Wednesday.

HealthSherpa’s 2019 ACA enrollment spikes 81%

Company says it enrolled over 500,000 people in ACA coverage during the 2019 open enrollment period.

30 minutes or less: Time most Americans spend researching health care benefit options

COLUMBUS, Ga. – As employers continue to load more health care expenses onto workers, more than half (53%) of employees are still choosing a...

Half of Americans can’t answer basic health insurance questions

As millions of Americans shop around for health insurance during Open Enrollment, new ValuePenguin.com study finds 72% are confused about purchasing or using health insurance.

Just 1 in 3 Medicare Advantage members familiar with CMS’ Star Ratings for plans

Survey finds that while only 15% of MA members used the rating system in picking a 2019 plan, 74% of enrollees still ended up in plans with four or more Stars.

Shift from group to individual coverage evident in AIS annual health plan survey

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The number of health insurance policies sold directly to consumers for 2016 increased by 9.3 million people, or 10% over last...

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.

Kaiser Permanente tops J.D. Power Medicare Advantage plan survey for 5th straight year

Overall MA plan customer satisfaction remains steady as cost drives plan selection, study finds.

Test that can ruin chances of getting life insurance could also revolutionize health care?

What could ruin a person’s chances for getting life insurance, but could “revolutionize” health care? As an insurance professional, you’ve likely solved this riddle: Genetic...