Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

As the enrollment season opens, brokers take on bigger role






The Affordable Care Act’s second annual open enrollment period started today, but the big news this past week was the administration’s relatively low expectations. After a better-than-expected initial enrollment period last year, the Obama administration lowered its estimates for this … Continue reading






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HPA Publishes New Whitepaper






HPA is excited to announce the release of its new whitepaper “Health Insurance Options for Small Employers.” This 12-page document was written to help health insurance agents and brokers who work with small employers provide their clients with some real … Continue reading






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Supreme Court sides with Hobby Lobby






In what some are calling a “startling” ruling, the Supreme Court yesterday ruled 5-4 in favor of Hobby Lobby’s objection to the contraception mandate under the Affordable Care Act. The ruling, which recognizes the religious rights of “closely held” corporations, … Continue reading






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Calculating the Premium Cap % for a Given Income Level






We received an interesting question from one of our partners yesterday, so we thought we’d share the answer with you. His question was: How can I determine the maximum premium as a percent of income an individual or family would … Continue reading






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Monthly Premium Amounts for Silver-Level Plans






In yesterday’s blog post, we showed a graphic from the new HHS report on Premium Affordability, Competition, and Choice in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Here’s another: This table shows the maximum amount an individual at various income levels would pay … Continue reading






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New Healthcare.gov Premium and Tax Credit Info






The real problem with the Affordable Care Act – at least the problem with the perception of the Affordable Care Act among average Americans – is not that they won’t benefit from the law but rather that they don’t understand … Continue reading






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