Category: Position Statements

"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's Position on Payment Reform

MassAHU’s Position on Payment Reform

November 18, 2011 | Comments (0)

 A Reason to Care– also called “skin in the game” – Each day, our members are on the front line of a client’s decision-making about some aspect of medical care.   Our profession counsels and advises clients on a daily basis about financial decisions they must make as they select a specific type of health coverage, […]

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MassAHU testifies on behalf of LTCi "Standards"

MassAHU testifies on behalf of LTCi “Standards”

May 18, 2011 | Comments (0)

MassAHU provides testimony on LTCi Standards bill: Tobe L. Gerard, CLTC, CSA, MBA of the Tobe Gerard Insurance Agency, testified May 17th on SB 411 and HB 1201 before Joint Committee on Financial Services

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MassAHU's Recent Position on SMALL GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE

MassAHU’s Recent Position on SMALL GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE

March 10, 2011 | Comments (0)

MassAHU voices the following concerns regarding the proposed amendments to 211 CMR 66.00, Small Group Health Insurance. After thoughtful review, we have concluded that these amendments will encumber small business recovery in Massachusetts, placing undue stress on our small business community, negatively impacting employers and their employees alike.

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YOU Can Make a Difference

YOU Can Make a Difference

December 21, 2010 | Comments (0)

Remember, there are many ways that you can make a difference during this critical time in our industry. Involvement at every level is needed. Start with these four: Join MassAHU Renew Your Membership Recruit Fellow Brokers Get Politically Involved

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MassAHU’s concerns with SB 2437

MassAHU’s concerns with SB 2437

June 16, 2010 | Comments (0)

MassAHU would like to acknowledge and support the following in Senate President Murray's Bill, SB 2437, An Act to Promote Cost Containment, Transparency and Efficiency in the Provision of Quality Health Insurance for Individuals and Small Businesses.  MassAHU supports addressing stabilizing and controlling cost in health care insurance: the Move to an Annual Open Enrollment, to […]

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Be careful what you wish for America…

Be careful what you wish for America…

June 5, 2010 | Comments (0)

As the economy continues to struggle with high unemployment and massive amounts of new debt – Congress enacted the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as “ObamaCare.” This new law will insure 32 million more Americans – 50% of them will be enrolled in Medicaid – tax payer subsidized health insurance – which will force many states to take an active role in managing healthcare, raise taxes and grapple with exponentially higher health insurance premiums. How do I know this? Because we are living with it now in Massachusetts – be careful what you wish for America…here is a preview of things to come.

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What is MassAHU?

What is MassAHU?

June 4, 2010 | Comments (0)

The Massachusetts Association of Health Underwriters is a professional association dedicated to promoting common business interests and ethical practices of it members and to advocate for the best possible application of all health insurance and related products and services in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Code of Ethics: To hold the selling, service and administration of […]

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Be careful what you wish for America…

Be careful what you wish for America…

May 4, 2010 | Comments (0)

As the economy continues to struggle with high unemployment and massive amounts of new debt – Congress enacted the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as “ObamaCare.”  This new law will insure 32 million more Americans – 50% of them will be enrolled in Medicaid – tax payer subsidized health insurance – which […]

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