To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of ACA’s (Obamacare) death are greatly exaggerated. Today, 216 members have voted on the newly amended House bill (AHCA). Senate Republicans have already expressed concern with the bill (primarily the end of Medicaid expansion by 2020, the implementation of high risk pools and issues with the modification of the pre-existing…Details
Since the demise of the AHCA there have been countless articles on what is next in the US Health Care marketplace. To paraphrase Dick Motta, “it isn’t clear until the fat lady sings”. We can take educated guesses but I defy anyone in early 2009 when the ACA was first enacted to have predicted what…Details
There have been ongoing discussions on the value of the ACA and the proposed AHCA and the strengths and benefits of both approaches. The most important point that must be driven home is that to have an effective and viable healthcare system using the private model, you must have a way to control cost and…Details
There has been lot of talk on legislative proposals to allow Insurance Sales across state boundaries. As the old saying goes “that is fine but the devil is in the details”. Part of the issue with cross-state insurance plans was addressed in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) which allows companies with…Details
And now for the Rest of the Story – How broker’s leaving “Obamacare” is really the biggest challenge going forward.
Years ago, Paul Harvey a great radio broadcaster would discuss stories presented as little-known or forgotten facts on a variety of subjects with some key element of the story (usually the name of some well-known person) held back until the end. The broadcasts always concluded with a variation on the tag line “And now you…Details