BY THE NUMBERS: OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTH INSURANCE

  Fact Sheet U.S. Department of Health & Human Services News Division 202-690-6343 media@hhs.gov www.hhs.gov/news Twitter @HHSMedia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 BY THE NUMBERS: OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTH INSURANCE Since Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace began on November 15, about 10 million people have explored their options, learned about the…

Increase in Health Data Breaches Is Expected in the Year Ahead

Reprinted from Report on Patient Privacy

You can’t miss the headlines: “Coming in 2015: Even more health care data breaches,” “Health care to be ‘plagued’ by data breaches in 2015.” Several organizations have released reports pinpointing the threat health care faces from hackers and malware and predicting growth in breaches this year…. Read Full Story

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…

Exography: Survey finds doctors rebelling against Obamacare, famous hospitals declining to join

BY RICHARD POLLOCK |  Published in the Washington Examiner   WHO’S IN AND WHO’S OUT? We talked with insurance agents across the country to hear how Obamacare is affecting their areas. Click a city to see which insurance companies, doctors and hospitals agents say are in and out of the Obamacare exchange in their areas. Insurance…

Individual Markets Sort Out New Dynamics With Public Exchanges

By Patrick Connole, Managing Editor     Volume 23 Issue 37 As more individuals gain access to public exchanges over the next five months of open enrollment, stakeholders and market analysts will be watching closely to see which publicly traded carriers that put their subsidy-eligible members up for grabs in the new marketplaces will lose the most…