September 12, 2018
The departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury issued the final rule on August 1 making the expansion of short-term plans official.
June 12, 2019
Mark Shepard looks at date in the Boston health care market to show how insurers are restricting their networks.
December 7, 2018
Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak says he wants the state government to allow residents to buy short-term health insurance plans.
January 30, 2019
Testimony before the Colorado House Health & Insurance Committee regarding the issue of local governments regulating tobacco and nicotine products.
May 1, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated a 60-day public comment period March 11 on possible federal reform that would allow health insurance companies to sell plans across state lines.
October 24, 2018
Four years after the partial implementation of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, the average premium for individual health insurance in the United States increased 105 percent according to new research from The Heritage Foundation.
September 25, 2018
U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar is encouraging states to allow the sale of short-term individual health insurance plans outside the Obamacare exchanges.
August 22, 2018
Federal health-related tax exemptions, including the tax exclusion for employer-purchased health insurance, are now expected to exceed $500 billion in 2019.
April 18, 2018
Do you remember this line by then-President Barack Obama: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it”? The oft-repeated promise (read: “Lie of the Year”)?
August 23, 2017
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) taxes Americans without health insurance. The unpopular individual mandate violates personal freedom and was targeted by Congressional Republicans in their recent “Obamacare” repeal efforts.