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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies through 2019

On Apr 9, 2018, CMS issued a new one year extension of its transitional policy for non-grandfathered plans that are … FULL STORY

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BCBS of TX Announces ‘Affordability Cures’ Initiative to Invest in Lowering Premiums

BCBS of TX announced a multi-year strategy to invest in lowering group market premiums. They are contributing to Affordability Cures, … FULL STORY

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BCBS Opens AOR Confirmation Process for Individual Market Sales Missed During OE 2018

This message pertains to individual market sales with BCBS.

From March 1 to April 30, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of … FULL STORY

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BCBS Mandatory Broker Training for SEP Process (individual)

BCBS of TX requires all brokers who sell individual policies to complete a mandatory Special Enrollment Period (SEP) process training … FULL STORY

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Scott & White Suspends Short Term PPO Plan Sales

Effective immediately, Insurance Company of Scott and White (ICSW) is suspending approval of Short-Term PPO applications. All applications that have … FULL STORY

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Trump and Health Care Reform 2.0

(Originally posted on Nov 23, 2016; revised over time.)

The future of our health care system and how it will change … FULL STORY

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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies through 2018

On Feb 23, 2017, CMS issued a new one year extension of its transitional policy for non-grandfathered plans that are … FULL STORY

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HHS Proposes Reforms to Stabilize Market in 2018

On Feb 15, 2017, HHS filed a proposed rule containing reforms to individual and small group market rules intended to … FULL STORY

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Humana Will Fully Exit Individual Commercial Medical Market in 2018

Humana announced that they will exit the individual commercial medical market in 2018. Read their┬ábroker communication for details. The termination … FULL STORY

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HHS Preparing Revisions to Individual Market Regulations

(Updated Feb 16, 2017) HHS officially filed the proposed rule discussed in this article. The filed rule deviated from its … FULL STORY

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