What’s Fueling the Growth of Medicare Advantage Plans?

Posted by Robert M. Brecht, Ph.D. | Jan 28, 2015 Medicare Advantage plans continue to flourish. As of January 1, 2015, which reflects applications accepted through December 4th, 2014, enrollments were up 8% compared to the same period a year ago. If that number holds up, enrollment will approach 17 million beneficiaries in 2015. While numbers for 2015…

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2015 Outlook: Brokers Take Look Ahead With Eye on ACA’s Continued Impact

From Health Plan Week – January 12, 2015 – Volume 25 Issue 1 Five years after enactment, health insurance agents and brokers say the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the law’s public exchanges still are playing a major role in their 2015 business planning as consumers and businesses decide on coverage options in the individual…

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Opinion: Is ACA information safe online?

Published from the Springfield Business Journal John Osborn Industry Insight The Affordable Care Act has expanded access of coverage to millions of Americans. Most of the market reforms of the ACA took effect Jan. 1. Individuals and families purchasing insurance now have access to guaranteed coverage regardless of their pre-existing conditions, and premiums cannot vary…

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