Category: What Brokers Are Saying

"Back to the Future" by Mark Gaunya

“Back to the Future” by Mark Gaunya

February 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

Are you confused? You’re not alone. Check out this article in the February issue of Employee Benefit Advisor.  Mark Gaunya notes that new contracts and public pressure are” remaining hot on health care costs” and ” New England health plans are rejoicing that their ‘reduction’ in inflation is a success”. Is this a start or deja vu […]

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MassAHU on the Transparency of Health Care Costs for Consumers

MassAHU on the Transparency of Health Care Costs for Consumers

November 18, 2011 | Comments (0)

MassAHU continues to advocate for affordable and quality health care in today’s market and for consumers to make informed decisions based upon transparent and easily accessible information. The following language is reflective of these efforts and hopefully the support of legislators on behalf of our clients: SECTION 1.  Chapter 6A of the General Laws, as so appearing in the […]

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NFIB Study: Small Business Employers believe PPACA will not "reduce cost or regulatory burdens".

NFIB Study: Small Business Employers believe PPACA will not “reduce cost or regulatory burdens”.

July 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

Two new studies released by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)  and the Employment Policies Institute illustrate a variety of reasons why employers may find it more financially advantageous for both themselves and their employees to take advantage of the health insurance exchange subsidies after January 1, 2014. The NFIB study, released today, indicates that the overwhelming […]

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My Opinion Only: New Health Exchanges

My Opinion Only: New Health Exchanges

April 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

My Opinion Only is a section provided for members and guests to express their perspectives. This column doesn’t necessarily reflect the opinions and positions of MassAHU.

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Broker Awareness Radio Campaign

Broker Awareness Radio Campaign

January 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

MassAHU continues its Market Awareness campaign “Reach Out”. The educational focus is to communicate the role employee benefits professionals play on the public’s behalf.

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Jim Edholm of Benefits Insurance in Andover, MA Quoted in the Employee Benefit Advisor

Jim Edholm of Benefits Insurance in Andover, MA Quoted in the Employee Benefit Advisor

January 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

Jim Edholm of Benefits Insurance in Andover, MA was quoted in the Employee Benefit Advisor on 11/1/10. Many are using Massachusetts, the state that’s already been through its own health reform wringer, as a bellwether for national reform. President of Business Benefits Insurance in Andover, Mass., Jim Edholm expects little impact from PPACA on his […]

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Anthony DeSimone, of A.F. DeSimone Insurance in Massachusetts, quoted in Benefit News

Anthony DeSimone, of A.F. DeSimone Insurance in Massachusetts, quoted in Benefit News

January 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

Anthony DeSimone, owner of AFDeSimone Insurance in Massachusetts quoted in Benefit News on 9/2/10: Anthony DeSimone, owner of AFDeSimone Insurance in Massachusetts, doesn’t believe the HealthConnector will be successful in providing health insurance for small groups. “Health insurance is more complicated than it was 15 years ago,” explains DeSimone, “and small groups still rely on […]

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Article by MassAHU President, Mark Gaunya in Insurance News Magazine December 2010

Article by MassAHU President, Mark Gaunya in Insurance News Magazine December 2010

January 3, 2010 | Comments (0)

MassAHU President Mark Gaunya was recently featured in the December Issue of Insurance News Magazine. Read the full article Repositioning Reform Be The Health Advisory For The Change Ahead Insurance News Magazine December 2010.

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