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Growing Evidence Shows “Dramatic” Increase In Number Of Insured Due To ACA

March 22, 2016, 8:17 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s growing evidence that most of the dramatic gain in the number of Americans with health care coverage is due to President Barack Obama’s law, and not the gradual recovery of the nation’s economy. That could pose a political risk for Republicans running against “Obamacare” in the GOP primaries as they shift […]

New Exchange Special Enrollment Periods and Hardship Exemptions

May 13, 2014, 2:42 pm

Business Solutions: Health Care Reform Bulletin Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), individuals may only enroll in health insurance through an Exchange during a permitted enrollment period (such as an open enrollment or a special enrollment period). The initial open enrollment period for Exchange coverage ended on March 31, 2014. The open enrollment period for […]

Health Insurance Marketplaces Update

January 31, 2014, 3:20 am

Health Care Reform: Health Insurance Marketplaces Health Insurance Marketplaces (also known as Exchanges) are new organizations that will be set up to create alternative markets for buying health insurance. They will offer a choice of different health plans, certify plans that participate and provide information to help consumers understand their coverage options. Beginning in 2014, […]

Exchange Health Insurance Subsidies

January 15, 2014, 11:43 pm

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) calls for the creation of state-based competitive marketplaces, known as Affordable Health Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges), for individuals and small businesses to purchase private health insurance. According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Exchanges will allow for direct comparisons of private health insurance options on the basis […]

Health Insurance Marketplace FAQ

December 30, 2013, 11:48 pm

Health Care Tax Credit for Small Employers

December 15, 2013, 3:15 am

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a tax credit for certain small employers that provide health insurance coverage to their employees. In order to be eligible for the health care tax credit, an employer must: Have fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs); Pay average annual wages of less than $50,000 per FTE; and Pay […]

Health Care Reform: What Does it Mean for You?

November 11, 2013, 3:47 am

Changes are unique to your situation. How the health care reform law affects you varies greatly depending on your age, who you work for and many other factors. So what does it mean for you? Below is a list of how health care reform affects a number of common categories. Everyone: Beginning in 2014, every […]

Health Care Reform Toolkit – Large Employers

November 1, 2013, 11:37 pm

Senate Republicans Unveil ACA Repeal Bill


The New York Times  (6/22, Pear, Kaplan, Subscription Publication) reports that on Thursday, Senate Republicans “took a major step” towards their goal of repealing and ...

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Anthem Ends Pursuit Of Cigna


The Wall Street Journal  (5/12, Mathews, Kendall, Subscription Publication) reported Anthem Inc. said Friday it would give up attempts to acquire Cigna Health, which the ...

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House Passes American Health Care Act


On its front page, the New York Times  (5/4, A1, Kaplan, Pear, Subscription Publication) reports that on Thursday, the House “narrowly approved” the American Health Care Act ...

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