ACA Enrollment Drops and the Future of Obamacare

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reported in June that since the beginning of 2016 to March, 1.6 million people left coverage they obtained from state and federal health insurance marketplaces. Total enrollment dropped from 12.7 million people to 11.1 million, a 13 percent decline. HHS claims this drop is acceptable, as they expected their retention rate to... Read More

HHS and CMS Release Proposed Regulations on 2017 Benefit and Payment Parameters

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced last Friday, 20 November, their proposed regulations for benefits and actuarial value in 2017. Proposed regulations of note: 2017 Out-of-Pocket Maximums $7,150 for individual coverage $14,300 for family coverage 2017 Marketplace (Exchange) Enrollment period will have the same timing as 2016: 1 November... Read More