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Government shutdown could cause more bad info






Pretty much everyone in the insurance industry has spent much of the last three-and-a-half years frustrated at the incorrect, incomplete, or complete lack of information about the ACA provided by HHS, Treasury, and the DOL. Sure, they have a difficult … 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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Government Closes, Exchanges Open






And in other news… the new health insurance exchanges are open for business today. Who would have thought that on October 1st, 2013, the launch of the new health insurance marketplace would not be the top story of the day? … Continue reading






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SHOP exchange enrollment delayed






We’ve said all along that the individual exchange would be popular and the SHOP exchange would crash and burn. Today we got even more evidence of that – the online enrollment for the SHOP exchange has been delayed until “sometime … 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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New Article: what consumers need to know about exchanges






Brokers have a pretty good understanding about the new individual marketplace, but consumers certainly don’t. And they’re going to be flooded with info in the next few days, not just from brokers but from the media as well. Some reports … Continue reading






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