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Expected price of Obamacare mounts

Article from MSN Money. With many Americans and businesses concerned about the impact of Obamacare, a new study from the country’s top group of financial risk analysts is providing fodder for those fears. Underlying claims costs — which form the … Continue reading

Obamacare: Projected Premium Increases by State

Remember that repetitive presidential promise to “cut the cost of a typical family’s premium by up to $2,500 a year”? As 2014 and full implementation of Obamacare get closer, it is crystal clear that won’t be the case. Obamacare’s most … Continue reading

Dick And Jane Sign Up For The Exchange

Signing up for health insurance is intimidating — even if you know you might get some help paying for it. The federal government is trying hard to come up with a way to make the process a bit more palatable … Continue reading

HHS Issues Final Rule on Essential Health Benefits

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a 149-page final rule detailing the essential health benefits (EHB) requirements. Beginning in 2014, all new small group and individual market plans will be required to cover EHB categories. The rule largely … Continue reading

HHS Announces New Rule to Strengthen HIPAA

On January 17th, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new rule aimed at strengthening the privacy and security provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The 563-page … Continue reading

A New Way to Buy Health Insurance

…some insurance brokers are testing out new models such as agent-driven offices and retail hubs, such as HealthPlan Headquarters in Baltimore, Md. HealthPlan Headquarters—a group of insurance brokers—opened its retail store last year, aiming to guide people new to the … Continue reading

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Women’s Preventive Services: Required Health Plan Coverage Guidelines

The Affordable Care Act – the health insurance reform legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010 – helps make prevention affordable and accessible for all Americans by requiring health plans to cover … Continue reading

Affordable Care Act Rules on Expanding Access to Preventive Services for Women

Before health reform, too many Americans didn’t get the preventive care they need to stay healthy, avoid or delay the onset of disease, lead productive lives, and reduce health care costs. Often because of cost, Americans used preventive services at … Continue reading

Questions remain on Maryland health exchange

The Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the health care reform law may answer questions for many, but for Maryland businesses in the insurance market, the future is still largely uncertain. The state’s health benefit exchange will greatly shape the future … Continue reading