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Resources on all types of health insurance products and topical areas including sales, marketing, administration, underwriting, compliance, claims, and others and implementation of the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Provide agents vital tools in navigating new regulations and changing products in all aspects of health insurance to find quality, cost-effective solutions for their clients
  1. Disability Income Insurance (27)
  2. Health Care Reform (178)
  3. Long-term Care Insurance (18)
  4. Medicare, Medicaid, & TRICARE (41)

Massachusetts Attempting Health Payment Reform
Massachusetts Attempting Health Payment Reform

Domestic Medical Tourism: A New Trend
Artricle on new health care and health insurance trend: Domestic Medical Tourism

Massachusetts Attempting Health Payment Reform
Massachusetts Attempting Health Payment Reform

Domestic Medical Tourism: A New Trend
Artricle on new health care and health insurance trend: Domestic Medical Tourism

Health Savings Accounts
Resource on health savings accounts

Small Business Tax Credits Under the ACA Examined
Article reviewing the impact of small business tax credits under the ACA examined

Health Savings Accounts
Resource on health savings accounts

Glossary: Employer Coverage Mandate
health care reform key terminology glossary PPACA Affordable Care Act legislation, health insurance terms essential regulatory information

Overview of Top Insurance Designations
Details on the life, health and property casualty industries top insurance designations and how to attain them including details on the coursework involved health life property casualty credentials continuing education

Small Business Tax Credits Under the ACA Examined
Article reviewing the impact of small business tax credits under the ACA examined

New Low in Employer Health Care Coverage
New low in Employer Health Care Coverage access to health insurance decreasing health insurance offered by employers down to 44%

Top 2011 Health Insurance Trends
Article detailing top 2011 Health Insurance Trends ACO Accountable Care Organizations Wellness Value-based purchasing Medical Home

Health Insurers Rush to Comply with Health Reforms
article on insurer implementation of health care reform mandates, compliance with PPACA Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act state implementation insurer information technology upgrades

Glossary: Employer Coverage Mandate
health care reform key terminology glossary PPACA Affordable Care Act legislation, health insurance terms essential regulatory information

HSA Hsitory and Enrollment

State Politics/ Policy Game-Changers on Implementing ACA
State Politics/ Policy Game-Changers on Implementing ACA

Retirees Receiving Small COLA Increase
Retirees Receiving Small COLA Increase

ACO Initiatives Take Flight
ACO Initiatives Take Flight

National Quality Strategy
National Quality Strategy

Medicare Reform Proposals Analyzed
Article analyzing Medicare reform proposals

Medical Malpractice Reform Proposal
Article providing a primer on Medical Malpractice Reform.

2012 HSA Contribution Rules Set
Article detailing the 2012 HSA Contribution Rules.

Wellness 101
Article on the bisuness case of implementing worksite wellness programs.

Survey: FSA's Underutilized By Vast Majority
rticle detailing survey results showing that0 FSA's underutilized by vast majority

Interstate Health Insurance Sales Analysis
Article analyzing the effects of allowing interstate sale and purchase of health insurance.

Unreasonable Rate Hike Rule Released
Article on new rules by the Department of Health and Human Services on the unreasonable rate hike review rules recently released

Retiree Healthcare Costs Exploding
Article on exploding costs of retiree halthcare coverage

Top 2011 Health Insurance Trends
Article detailing top 2011 Health Insurance Trends ACO Accountable Care Organizations Wellness Value-based purchasing Medical Home

The Impact of HSA's
Article on impact and use of HSA's

A Self-funded Health Insurance Case stud
Case study on cost savings achieved by employer who self-funds health insurance for 125 employees achieving huge cost savings versus traditional health insurance

10% of Large Employers May Drop 2014 Health Benefits
Article regarding 2014 employer health care decision-making.

Retail Health Clinics and Insurance
Article concerning retail health clinics and insurance ramifications.

Effects of Health Plan Consolidation
Article detailing the effects of health plan vonsolidation

Worksite Wellness Shows Solid Return on Investment
Article on worksite wellness programs and evidence showing their strong return on investment

Illinois Achieves Huge Medicaid Savings
Article on how Illinois achieved dramatic Medicaid savings.

Company Health Plans Raising Costs for Smokers, Obese
Article on how employer's are charging employees who smoke or are obese more in health premiums.

What if the PPACA is Unconstitutional?
Article analyzing consequences if the PPACA is ruled to be unconstitutional?

Firms Expect Small 2012 Rise in Health Insurance Costs
Article detailing employer health insurance cost survey results and what they expect for 2012

Alternative Health Exchanges Being Developed
Article describing new healtrh insurance exchange development for competition with state-based exchanges being developed under the PPACA.

Health Insurance Exchange 101
Article describing the basics of the state implementation of Health Insurance Exchange as they gear up for operation in 2014.

The Value of Voluntary Benefit Couponing
Article on Voluntary benefits couponing and its value for employees.

Huntsman's Health Care Reform Policy
Article on Republican Presidential candidate John Huntsman's health care reform policy

Comparing Critical Illness Plans to Life Insurance
Aticle Comparing Critical Illness Plans to Life Insurance

2012: The Year of Critical Illness Coverage
Article stating why 2012 will be the year of Critical Illness Coverage

Canadian Health Spending Account Primer
Article on Canadian style Health Spending Accounts

IRS Sets 2013 HSA Contribution Limits
IRS Announces 2013 HSA Limits

Applying Disney's Innovative Leadership to Insurance
Article on Disney's Innovative Leadership pertaining to insurance process improvement

Mercer Report Details Employer Health Spending Trends
Article detailing Mercer survey report on employer health spending trends

Consumer Directed Plan Savings Detailed
Consumer Directed Plan Savings Detailed

Transamerica Bullish on Voluntary Benefits
Article on Voluntary benefits & the Supreme Court Ruling

Defined Contribution Plans a Growing Trend
Article on how Defined Contribution Plans are a Growing Trend

What is an Essential Benefit?
What is an Essential Benefit?

HSAs Expand Dramatically in 2011
HSAs Expand Dramatically in 2012

Kansas City Demos $11M in Health Savings
Article concerning how Kansas City collaborative achieves creat health savings

Seniors Benefit from Critical Illness Coverage
Seniors Benefit from Critical Illness Coverage

Domestic Partner Benefits the Next Mandate?
Article detailing whether domestic partner benefits are the next mandate

Small Business & Stop Loss Coverage
Small Business & Stop Loss Coverage

Health Insurers Rush to Comply with Health Reforms
article on insurer implementation of health care reform mandates, compliance with PPACA Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act state implementation insurer information technology upgrades

Health Insurance Exchange 101
Article describing the basics of the state implementation of Health Insurance Exchange as they gear up for operation in 2014.

New Low in Employer Health Care Coverage
New low in Employer Health Care Coverage access to health insurance decreasing health insurance offered by employers down to 44%

A Self-funded Health Insurance Case stud
Case study on cost savings achieved by employer who self-funds health insurance for 125 employees achieving huge cost savings versus traditional health insurance

Overview of Top Insurance Designations
Details on the life, health and property casualty industries top insurance designations and how to attain them including details on the coursework involved health life property casualty credentials continuing education

Affordable Care Act Provisions Going into Effect Jan 1.
ACA Affordable Care Act PPACA health care reform legislationnew mandates medical loss ration preventive care coverage Medicare hospital infection reporting

HSA Hsitory and Enrollment

State Politics/ Policy Game-Changers on Implementing ACA
State Politics/ Policy Game-Changers on Implementing ACA

National Quality Strategy
National Quality Strategy

Retirees Receiving Small COLA Increase
Retirees Receiving Small COLA Increase

ACO Initiatives Take Flight
ACO Initiatives Take Flight

The Impact of HSA's
Article on impact and use of HSA's

Medicare Reform Proposals Analyzed
Article analyzing Medicare reform proposals

Medical Malpractice Reform Proposal
Article providing a primer on Medical Malpractice Reform.

2012 HSA Contribution Rules Set
Article detailing the 2012 HSA Contribution Rules.

Wellness 101
Article on the bisuness case of implementing worksite wellness programs.

Interstate Health Insurance Sales Analysis
Article analyzing the effects of allowing interstate sale and purchase of health insurance.

Unreasonable Rate Hike Rule Released
Article on new rules by the Department of Health and Human Services on the unreasonable rate hike review rules recently released

Retiree Healthcare Costs Exploding
Article on exploding costs of retiree halthcare coverage

Illinois Achieves Huge Medicaid Savings
Article on how Illinois achieved dramatic Medicaid savings.

Worksite Wellness Shows Solid Return on Investment
Article on worksite wellness programs and evidence showing their strong return on investment

1 in 14 Physicians Sued Each Year
Article concerning how 1 in 14 physicians is sued each year

10% of Large Employers May Drop 2014 Health Benefits
Article regarding 2014 employer health care decision-making.

Retail Health Clinics and Insurance
Article concerning retail health clinics and insurance ramifications.

Effects of Health Plan Consolidation
Article detailing the effects of health plan vonsolidation

Firms Expect Small 2012 Rise in Health Insurance Costs
Article detailing employer health insurance cost survey results and what they expect for 2012

Survey: FSA's Underutilized By Vast Majority
rticle detailing survey results showing that0 FSA's underutilized by vast majority

Company Health Plans Raising Costs for Smokers, Obese
Article on how employer's are charging employees who smoke or are obese more in health premiums.

The Value of Voluntary Benefit Couponing
Article on Voluntary benefits couponing and its value for employees.

What if the PPACA is Unconstitutional?
Article analyzing consequences if the PPACA is ruled to be unconstitutional?

Alternative Health Exchanges Being Developed
Article describing new healtrh insurance exchange development for competition with state-based exchanges being developed under the PPACA.

Defined Contribution Plans a Growing Trend
Article on how Defined Contribution Plans are a Growing Trend

Huntsman's Health Care Reform Policy
Article on Republican Presidential candidate John Huntsman's health care reform policy

2012: The Year of Critical Illness Coverage
Article stating why 2012 will be the year of Critical Illness Coverage

Comparing Critical Illness Plans to Life Insurance
Aticle Comparing Critical Illness Plans to Life Insurance

Canadian Health Spending Account Primer
Article on Canadian style Health Spending Accounts

Mercer Report Details Employer Health Spending Trends
Article detailing Mercer survey report on employer health spending trends

Applying Disney's Innovative Leadership to Insurance
Article on Disney's Innovative Leadership pertaining to insurance process improvement

Seniors Benefit from Critical Illness Coverage
Seniors Benefit from Critical Illness Coverage

IRS Sets 2013 HSA Contribution Limits
IRS Announces 2013 HSA Limits

Consumer Directed Plan Savings Detailed
Consumer Directed Plan Savings Detailed

Domestic Partner Benefits the Next Mandate?
Article detailing whether domestic partner benefits are the next mandate

HSAs Expand Dramatically in 2011
HSAs Expand Dramatically in 2012

Transamerica Bullish on Voluntary Benefits
Article on Voluntary benefits & the Supreme Court Ruling

Small Business & Stop Loss Coverage
Small Business & Stop Loss Coverage

What is an Essential Benefit?
What is an Essential Benefit?

Kansas City Demos $11M in Health Savings
Article concerning how Kansas City collaborative achieves creat health savings

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