2018 Looks Promising for Health Insurers Offering Marketplace Plans [Update]

2018 Looks Promising for Health Insurers Offering Marketplace Plans [Update]

March 7, 2018 The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace has evolved over the years as a necessary evil for some healthcare providers. Some have withdrawn from it, citing profit losses and Read More
Possible Extension Of Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments, More Flexibility for States May Face A Challenge

Possible Extension Of Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments, More Flexibility for States May Face A Challenge

September 19, 2017 The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearings on the Affordable Care Act could lead to bipartisan legislation for Congressional approval to continue cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments Read More
New KFF Study Shows Healthcare Insurers May Be Financially Stable on the ACA Exchanges

New KFF Study Shows Healthcare Insurers May Be Financially Stable on the ACA Exchanges

May 9, 2017 It was just last year when healthcare giants like UnitedHealth and Aetna were exiting out of certain ACA exchanges—citing the ACA as the cause for financial dips in their bottom Read More
HSAs And The Rich: A Perfect Combination

HSAs And The Rich: A Perfect Combination

December 6, 2016 President-Elect Donald Trump’s plans for the fate of our healthcare remains a work in progress. During the 2016 election, Trump stated that he fully intended to repeal Obama’s Affordable Care Read More
Come 2017, Blue Cross Will Be Everywhere In North Carolina

Come 2017, Blue Cross Will Be Everywhere In North Carolina

October 18, 2016 In April, UnitedHealth announced its plans to exit from multiple Marketplaces, including in North Carolina. The health care giant has complained of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) causing them huge Read More
Premiums Up, With The Uninsured Down

Premiums Up, With The Uninsured Down

July 7, 2016 It’s been quite a rollercoaster ride for the Affordable Care Act this year, as companies like UnitedHealth have spiked their premiums in an effort to combat what they reportedly found Read More
With Bigger Insurance Companies Moving Out, Newer Companies Move In

With Bigger Insurance Companies Moving Out, Newer Companies Move In

June 1, 2016 With regard to theAffordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace, it all comes down to options. As major carriers take umbrage with various aspects of the ACA and its Marketplace, many Read More
How Would A Withdrawal from the ACA Marketplaces by United Healthcare Affect Us In 2017?

How Would A Withdrawal from the ACA Marketplaces by United Healthcare Affect Us In 2017?

May 4, 2016 The Affordable Care Act is not entirely a fan favorite among some health care providers, at least as far as UnitedHealth Group is concerned. In a report released by the Read More