Category: Legislative Updates

MassAHU's Grassroot Efforts: vetoed in State Budget

MassAHU’s Grassroot Efforts: vetoed in State Budget

July 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

July 6, 2011. Today, the Governor signed a completed a $30.6 billion spending plan. The $30.6 billion spending bill, representing an increase of more than $700 million over the current fiscal year, and relying on $186 million from the state’s rainy day fund, included vetos of the Grassroots efforts supported by MassAHU which would help ensure sound rating […]

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From NAHU - How the Health Care Reform Legislation Will Impact Your Individual and Employer Clients

From NAHU – How the Health Care Reform Legislation Will Impact Your Individual and Employer Clients

July 5, 2011 | Comments (0)

National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) has recently published the following paper:

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Costly amendments and assessments rejected....

Costly amendments and assessments rejected….

May 24, 2011 | Comments (0)

Several costly amendments for new health insurance mandates and assessments that small businesses can’t afford have been rejected.

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Amendment 225 Adopted

Amendment 225 Adopted

May 24, 2011 | Comments (0)

DOI to notify health plans 60 days prior to effective dates of proposed rates.

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Summary of Gov. Patrick's Bill H-1849

Summary of Gov. Patrick’s Bill H-1849

May 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

“An Act Improving the Quality of Health Care and Controlling Costs by Reforming Health Systems and Payments” overview

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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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Why IS your PAC important?

Why IS your PAC important?

April 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

YOUR contributions can and do make a difference – MassAHU PAC dollars help change political history in the Commonwealth and Massachusetts legislators have taken notice.

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Can Brokers Survive Health Care Reform?

Can Brokers Survive Health Care Reform?

January 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

Benefits Selling Magazine discusses whether Health Care Brokers can survive Health Care Reform and mentions the role of NAHU in this 11/1/10 article. …the National Association of Health Underwriters is fighting for agents. And they’re but one of several influential players trying to score leeway with policy-makers. They’ve insisted it’s always been in consumers’ best interest […]

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Interim Report Card on Massachusetts Health Care Reform – Part 3 – Administrative Efficiency

Interim Report Card on Massachusetts Health Care Reform – Part 3 – Administrative Efficiency

January 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

Brokers may be interested in reading An Interim Report Card on Massachusetts Health Care Reform – Part 3 – Administrative Efficiency by Amy M. Lischko and Kristin Manzolillo as published by the Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research which was published in March of 2010. Our Report Card series is the first attempt to provide a comprehensive assessment […]

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