Monthly Archives: February 2015

  1. Lapse rate of Obamacare policies

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    February 28, 2015 by Tony Novak

    The lapse rate of individual Obamacare health insurance policies was estimated at 16.5% last year by HHS. The lapse rate will …
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  2. References for King v. Burwell decision impact

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    February 28, 2015 by Tony Novak

    This is the impressive bibliography used by Edmund F. Haislmaier in his 2/20/2015 article for The Heritage Foundation about the possible …
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  3. Nation’s largest insurers say “slow down” on hysterectomies

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    February 27, 2015 by Tony Novak

    The nation’s two largest commercial health insurance carriers – United Healthcare and Anthem – now require pre-approval of coverage for …
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  4. Healthcare.gov eliminates the competition

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    February 25, 2015 by Tony Novak

    The federal government took another significant step toward monopolization of individual health insurance enrollment this week with the creation of a special …
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  5. A small business HRA plan that works!

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    February 25, 2015 by Tony Novak

    I received an interesting question about a small business Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) operated by a small C corporation in Washington …
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  6. Travel medical insurance for Cuba

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    February 23, 2015 by Tony Novak

    On March 2, 2015, Freedom Benefits will begin selling these products to customers who are traveling to and from Cuba. …
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  7. 3 hot topics in individual health insurance this week

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    February 22, 2015 by Tony Novak

    I normally cover news affecting individual health insurance news on a state-by-state basis for Freedom Benefits. This week I made a …
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