Enrollment in Med Supp plans grew 3.8% in 2017 according to latest MFA data

Almost 13.1 million enrolled in Medicare Supplement plans by the end of 2017, led by UnitedHealth’s 4.5 million members.

Oscar gets investment from Google; eyes California and Texas in 2016

Google Capital, Google Inc.’s equity growth fund, has invested $32.5 million in Oscar Health Insurance Corp., the startup venture looking to disrupt the health...

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.

Massachusetts has lowest rate of uninsured residents, Texas highest in rankings by WalletHub

As we are in the midst of Open Enrollment, it seems like a good time to share a recent analysis of 2016 Uninsured Rates...

EverQuote launches health, renters insurance verticals

Online insurance marketplace expanding beyond its existing auto, home and life offerings.

Association Health Plans: What small businesses need to know

Exempt from ACA requirements and flexible in the way premiums are set, the expansion of AHPs has the potential to impact the lives of a huge number of small business owners and their employees – if carriers respond by rolling out quality products.

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.

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...

Vericred, Ritter team to launch PlanCompass Pro for faster quotes, improved health plan selection

Health insurance agents and brokers are spending more time on each application than ever; they’re getting paid less; and clients continue to experience frustration...

Beneficiary advocates urge CMS to correct inaccuracies in Medicare & You Handbook for 2019

The Center for Medicare Advocacy, Justice in Aging and the Medicare Rights Center sent a joint letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last week, objecting to serious inaccuracies in the draft Medicare & You Handbook for 2019.