Supreme Court Ruling on Healthcare Subsidies Favors Burwell

Supreme Court Ruling on Healthcare Subsidies Favors Burwell

June 26, 2015 | Comments (0)

(Boston MA)— David A. Shore, MassAHU president, issued the following statement today: “The Supreme Court’s decision of King vs Burwell ends the debate around the demise of the ACA for now.  With advance premium tax credits upheld as available in all states, the role of the broker has never been more critical.  Employers that have […]

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King vs Burwell Decided

King vs Burwell Decided

June 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

June 25, 2015 King v. Burwell Decided Moments ago, the US Supreme Court handed down its decision in the King v. Burwell case, affirming the decision of the Fourth Circuit. This means that individuals who get their health insurance through an exchange established by the federal government will be eligible for tax subsidies.This was a 6-3 […]

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September 24th: Save the Day - A Full Day to Earn Two Professional Certifications

September 24th: Save the Day – A Full Day to Earn Two Professional Certifications

June 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

September 24th Consumer Driven Health Care (4 CEU’s) This four-hour course provides technical, actionable information that can be used to help clients consider fast-evolving plans and implement them. Completion of this course will ensure a strong technical knowledge of the rules and regulations pertaining to various types of consumer directed health care options and proven […]

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eNews & Updates: Baker Administration Secures One-Year Waiver from Affordable Care Act Provision

eNews & Updates: Baker Administration Secures One-Year Waiver from Affordable Care Act Provision

June 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

June 17, 2015 Baker Administration Secures One-Year Waiver from Affordable Care Act Provision Baker Administration Secures One-Year Waiver from Affordable Care Act Provision Delays rate hikes for Massachusetts small businesses, employees due to federal healthcare reform 

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May 7, 2015 | Comments (0)

May 7, 2015 Governor Proactive in Seeking to Retain Small Group Market 1-50

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Governor proactive in seeking to retain small group market 1-50

Governor proactive in seeking to retain small group market 1-50

May 7, 2015 | Comments (0)

Governor Baker has requested Secretary Sylvia Burwell, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to allow Massachusetts the “flexibility” to maintain its small group market at 1-50 and an “indefinite”extension of the transition period previously granted beyond January 1, 2016 “of the current application of the small group definition”.  Letter.

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Essential Health Benefit Plan Options - DOI Hearing May 15, 2015

Essential Health Benefit Plan Options – DOI Hearing May 15, 2015

May 7, 2015 | Comments (0)

The CMS requests that states choose an Essential Health Benefit plan from among a list of 10 options identified by CMS for plans with effective years beginning in 2017.  The DOI most recently made a choice of the Massachusetts EHB in 2012 for plans effective in 2014.  According to the recent CMS guidance, DOI has […]

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Hear from the Marketplace CEO at Benefest

Hear from the Marketplace CEO at Benefest

April 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

  Update from DC: POV on the Future of Agents and Brokers Massachusetts Association of Health Underwriters Statewide Conference & Trade Show DoubleTree Hotel | Westborough, MA  about how CMS will continue to transform the health insurance landscape with implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  Kevin Counihan, former state official at the Connector, will talk […]

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The Elephant in the Room at Benefest

The Elephant in the Room at Benefest

April 7, 2015 | Comments (0)

  Massachusetts Association of Health Underwriters Statewide Conference & Trade Show DoubleTree Hotel | Westborough, MA Gain a skills advantage that most health insurance brokers lack.Join Gary Fradin and Bill Stuart at Benefest for Integrating Decision Aids into Plan Designs. These sessions focus on the 40-50% of health spending that go to ineffective, wasteful or harmful […]

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