Tag Archives: Health Insurance Marketplaces

COBRA Notice Model Update

On May 2, 2014, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) released updated COBRA notice models. The most prominent change contained in the updated models is the addition of content explaining the availability of health coverage through the health insurance marketplace. In … Continue reading

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PPACA: Educating the Uninsured

An organization named Enroll America launched a campaign yesterday to educate Americans on the PPACA and the health insurance marketplaces. Enroll American is “a collaborative organization, working with partners that span the gamut of health coverage stakeholders—health insurers, hospitals, doctors, … Continue reading

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“SHOP” Exchanges: Not Quite Open for Business

The health insurance exchanges that will be established by either the federal government or state governments based on the PPACA may be extremely helpful for lower income individuals. These exchanges will provide subsidies to individuals who earn up to 400% of … Continue reading

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DOL releases Model Notices employers must distribute regarding new Health Insurance Marketplaces (Exchanges)

The Department of Labor released the long-awaited Model Notices employers must distribute regarding the new Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly referred to as “exchanges”).  The original deadline for distribution of the notice to employees was March 1, 2013, but the DOL … Continue reading

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