Category: Professional Development

The Boston Globe: Delays on implementing LTCi consumer protections

The Boston Globe: Delays on implementing LTCi consumer protections

January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

Boston Globe Tuesday, Jan 21: MassAHU’s Legislative LTC liaison quoted in today’s Boston Globe: “Despite the uncertainty about long-term care insurance and its costs, consumers still want protection against the rising costs of caring for the elderly, said Mark Baron, an insurance agent in Andover and legislative liaison for the Massachusetts Association of Health Underwriters […]

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No further LIA course to be held in 2014

No further LIA course to be held in 2014

January 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

The LIA Advisors License classes will be held ONLY ONCE this year on June 3 & 4, 2014.  The October 28 & 29, 2014 class has been cancelled due to a lack of interest. The LAH LIA license/designation will enhance your status in the industry, increase your revenue and give you a competitive edge!  The […]

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Extra Week: Extended deadlines for plan selection and payment for health coverage starting in January 2014

Extra Week: Extended deadlines for plan selection and payment for health coverage starting in January 2014

December 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

Working with the support of our health insurance carriers, the Massachusetts Health Connector has extended the deadlines for members selecting and paying for a health insurance plan with coverage starting in January 2014. The new deadlines mean that you have until Tuesday, December 31, 2013, to select a plan and notify the Health Connector of […]

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Update from the Mass Health Connector re: Insurance Partnership

Update from the Mass Health Connector re: Insurance Partnership

December 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

Update from the Mass Health Connector: further guidance on the Insurance Partnership from our colleagues at   MassHealth and are now able to provide this information for you. Please click here to download more information about upcoming changes   to Insurance Partnership. You’ll find details about changes in 2014 that are   related to the Affordable […]

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DOI Bulletin (2013-10) Addresses Carrier Compliance with Transparency

DOI Bulletin (2013-10) Addresses Carrier Compliance with Transparency

December 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Division of Insurance (“Division”) is issuing this Bulletin regarding Section 206 of Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012, which requires Carriers to implement new systems capable of providing individualized information to consumers about potential cost-sharing obligations for any proposed service within 2 working days. Section 206 specifically requires Carriers to “establish a toll-free […]

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Doing Business & Becoming Certified with the MA Health Connector

Doing Business & Becoming Certified with the MA Health Connector

November 27, 2013 | Comments (0)

From David Kerrigan, Mass Health Connector’s Director of Business Development: This is an exciting time for brokers licensed in Massachusetts to do business with the Massachusetts Health Connector! In addition to launching our new Marketplace, we are very pleased to provide you with a link to the “Learn” area of our website which houses information […]

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Changes to the Insurance Partnership

Changes to the Insurance Partnership

November 5, 2013 | Comments (0)

Recent guidance on the Insurance Partnership from MassHealth. Please click here to download information about upcoming changes to Insurance Partnership. You’ll find details about changes in 2014 that are related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including new options for employees and employers, and updates on communications being sent to Insurance Partnership Program employees and employers […]

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Cape Cod/ Southeast MA: Join us for a Healthcare Law Panel - It's all About the Changes and Ensuring Your Business is Compliant

Cape Cod/ Southeast MA: Join us for a Healthcare Law Panel – It’s all About the Changes and Ensuring Your Business is Compliant

October 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

Join MassAHU’s Julie Jennings, RHU, LIA, CLTC with Sylvia & Company Insurance Agency and NAHU Region 1 RVP on October 18th for Keeping Your Business Compliant with Healthcare Law Changes in Massachusetts as MassAHU joins NFIB, RAM and  Connector panelists on preparing your business for federal health care changes.  Ms. Jennings will offer the broker’s […]

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ALSO THIS WEEK...Panel How the Affordable Care Act Will Affect  Massachusetts Employers

ALSO THIS WEEK…Panel How the Affordable Care Act Will Affect Massachusetts Employers

October 7, 2013 | Comments (0)

ALSO THIS WEEK… Health   Care Reform Comes Home II: How the Affordable Care Act Will Affect  Massachusetts Employers Thursday, October 10, 2013 8:15-9:45 AM Suffolk University Law School | First Floor Function Room 120 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02108 The nationwide implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” and the […]

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