Tag Archives: health insurance

HealthCare.gov is Operational

On June 24, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a newly redesigned website that is meant to educate consumers on the novel health care options being created through the implementation of the PPACA. To supplement the website’s educational … Continue reading

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COBRA Continuation Coverage: Have You Updated Your COBRA Election Notices Yet?

On May 8, 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL) released changes to the COBRA Model Election Notice. The new model notice will inform “qualified beneficiaries” about the PPACA’s establishment of government-run health care exchanges. Open enrollment for the exchanges should … Continue reading

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Community Rating: Is It Time for Small Businesses to Self-Insure?

The PPACA has already changed the health insurance landscape in the United States. In 2014, the health insurance landscape will continue to shift when several of the PPACA’s provisions are implemented. The PPACA’s community rating rules are one of the … 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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