New Mandated Substance Abuse Benefits and it's Impact

New Mandated Substance Abuse Benefits and it’s Impact

December 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

The Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) today published a mandated benefit review of Chapter 258 of the Acts of 2014: “An Act to Increase Opportunities for Long-Term Substance Abuse Recovery.” This review includes four provisions set to take effect for state licensed health insurance carriers on October 1, 2015.  The report contains a […]

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eNews & Updates - December 17, 2014

eNews & Updates – December 17, 2014

December 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

December 17, 2014 Holiday Message Quick Updates MassAHU will hold their winter Board of Directors, Carrier Advisory Council and Ancillary Carrier Advisory Council meetings on January 14, 2015 at the Milford offices of MassAHU. Long Term Care Update: MassHealth is revising the regulations about exceptions to estate recovery to conform to amendments to M.G.L. c. […]

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Update LTC Insurance - Exceptions to Estate Recovery....

Update LTC Insurance – Exceptions to Estate Recovery….

December 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

MassHealth is revising the regulations about exceptions to estate recovery to conform to amendments to M.G.L. c. 118E, section 33.  The words “when purchased” are being added to the exceptions about long-term-care insurance. This changes the timing as to when the long-term-care insurance had to have met the requirements of MassHealth at 130 CMR 515.014 […]

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eNews & Updates - December 1, 2014

eNews & Updates – December 1, 2014

December 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

December 1, 2014 MEMBER VALUE PLUS: Bonus MassAHU Members Only Bulletin for November 2014 provided by Attorney Szczebak is now available for members: Vendor Claims Concerning Reimbursement Of Individual Medical Insurance Policy Premiums: Fact or Fiction?   Individual MassAHU members may engage the services of Attorney Szczebak  at 10% discount in the professional fee for his services. Any individual […]

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 "My Disillusion with Health Insurance"

“My Disillusion with Health Insurance”

November 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

Gary Fradin teaches healthcare economics to hundreds of licensed insurance brokers annually. He recently presented an overview entitled My Disillusion with Health Insurance during MassAHU’s Board of Directors and Carrier Advisory Council meeting on November 12th in Milford, Ma. Gary’s premise is that the “fundamental, overriding point in healthcare economics is: Good health cheaper than […]

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November 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

November 25, 2014 Thanksgiving Message Dear Members, Wishing you a full and wonderful gathering ~ The MassAHU Board of Directors Legislative Committee Update The Legislative Committee held their first committee meeting via teleconference November 10th with committee chairs, Bob Landry and Joe Lawler; members Mica Breen, Diane Shikrallah, Dave Shore, Julie Jennings, Mark Rezendes, Holly […]

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MassAHU concerned with Merger between Partners and South Shore

MassAHU concerned with Merger between Partners and South Shore

October 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

MassAHU remains deeply concerned about the merger’ between Partners and South Shore hospitals and the long term impact on the cost of healthcare in Massachusetts on behalf of the over 13,000 employers represented by MassAHU insurance advisors and brokers.  Talking Points October6 Health Policy Commission Cost Trend Hearing

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MassAHU is Your Competitive Edge

MassAHU is Your Competitive Edge

October 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

  Learn about the benefits of Membership and Join  MassAHU.

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Bulletin 2014-06 -New Continuing Education Requirements for Insurance Producers

Bulletin 2014-06 -New Continuing Education Requirements for Insurance Producers

September 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

BULLETIN 2014-06 Effective Immediately, Bulletin 2014-06 is being issued to notify insurance producers licensed in Massachusetts of recent changes to the Commonwealth’s continuing education requirements. The key changes made by the Act and effective as of September 17, 2014 are as follows: The date by which insurance producers licensed in Massachusetts must complete their continuing education requirements […]

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