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Premium Tax Credits – Nothing’s Final Yet






Obviously, everyone’s concerned – and righfully so – about Tuesday’s 2-1 ruling by the D.C. Court of Appeals that the IRS overstepped in saying that premium tax credits may be provided through the federally-facilitated exchange site (Healthcare.gov). But don’t panic … Continue reading






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New HHS Secretary Burwell Confirmed by Senate






In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the Senate voted to confirm the next HHS Secretary, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, by a vote of 78-17. 24 republicans, who join democrats in praising Ms. Burwell, voted to approve her for the high-profile position. … Continue reading






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Obamacare survives debt deal






If you’ve been holding your breath and hoping that the government shutdown and debt ceiling negotiations would lead to the defunding or postponement of the Affordable Care Act, now’s the time to stop. In a rare act of bipartisanship, Senate … Continue reading






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Progress Report: the first week of open enrollment






Well, it’s been a week now – the new federal and state exchanges went live one week ago. So how are they doing? Nobody will be surprised to learn that the answer is “not great.” That’s right – the big … Continue reading






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Open Enrollment begins today! Are you ready?






HPA has been eagerly anticipating the opening of the state and federally run exchanges. Our pathways to tie into these exchanges have been discussed in our Industry Updates and other webinars for the past few months. We will attempt to … Continue reading






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Examples of Subsidized Premiums in the Exchange






A lot has been written lately about the premiums individuals can expect to pay for plans purchased in the new individual marketplaces being created by HHS and a number of states. Set to go live October 1st, the marketplace has … Continue reading






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