Health Reform News

Small business marketplaces leave room for improvement

Benefit advisers and employers say a host of challenges is not only to blame for stagnant SHOP enrollment, but must be overcome if SHOP is to enjoy an...
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Who is EBA's Retirement Adviser of the Year?

Turn to Barbara Delaney, founder and principal at StoneStreet Advisor Group, to know what’s next for retirement plans....
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DOL updates missing-participant guidance

Last week, the Department of Labor updated its prior guidance on locating missing participants. As before, the guidance technically only applies in th...
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The trouble with granting employees health plan exceptions

Although your employer clients may consider granting employee requests for exceptions to health plan rules or limits, doing so could cause trouble dow...
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How to differentiate yourself from the competition

Commentary: Columnist Jack Kwicien shares how to transform your business by differentiating your processes and services to achieve a sustainable compe...
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6 bad habits holding you back from success

Do you feel stuck in a rut? Expected to be shooting up the HR/benefit career ladder at this stage in the game? We all have bad habits, but bringing yo...
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Sen. Mark Pryor Spotlights the Health Law’s Rx for Pre-Existing Illnesses

In a column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why Senator Mark Pryor’s new campaign ad features the Affordable Care A...
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How Obamacare Is Doing Better But Feeling Worse  

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why even as there are recent positive indicators of the Affordab...
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How Obamacare Is Doing Better But Feeling Worse

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman explains why even as there are recent positive indicators of the Affordab...
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One Year into Duals Demo Enrollment: Early Expectations Meet Reality

One year into initial enrollment in the Medicare-Medicaid financial alignment demonstrations for dual eligible beneficiaries, some initial insights ar...
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Navigating the Health Insurance Landscape: What’s next for Navigators, In-person Assisters ...

On August 5, 2014, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Alliance for Health Reform hosted a briefing to discuss navigator and other in-person assistan...
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A Closer Look at the Courts’ Impact on Health Policy

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman maps what the combined impact of the Supreme Court decision on the Afford...
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A Closer Look at the Courts’ Impact on Health Policy

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman maps what the combined impact of the Supreme Court decision on the Afford...
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The Ohio Health Care Landscape

This fact sheet provides an overview of population health, health coverage, and health care delivery in Ohio under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....
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Share of Americans With An Unfavorable View of the Affordable Care Act Rises in July; Majority ...

A Quarter Incorrectly Believes Newly Insured Under ACA Were Enrolled in a Single Government Plan Majority of the Public Believes the Hobby Lobby Decis...
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: July 2014

The July Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds that over half the public has an unfavorable view of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in July, up eight percen...
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Kaiser Health Policy News Index: July 2014

The July Kaiser Health Policy News Index finds the most closely followed news stories this month were discussions about how to deal with large numbers...
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The Potential Side Effects of Halbig

The Halbig case, if it prevails, would have far-reaching side effects on the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate and the functioning of the indiv...
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Drew Altman: Amid Tensions, Legal Immigrants Fear Signing Up for Obamacare

In his latest column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses new Kaiser Family Foundation survey findings about how fear of ...
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