Special Enrollment Period Recent Questions

Multiple clients have asked us similar questions about special enrollment periods, HIPAA, and the ACA. Here are some general cases. We have recently been receiving requests for an individual to join their group plan due to the individual’s ACA Marketplace plan experiencing huge premium increases, plan design changes, or deductible changes. Carriers told these client employees that these are not... Read More

Maryland Insurance Administration Approved Average Premium Increases for BCBS HMO and PPO Plans for Individual Market

The Maryland Insurance Administration Approves Non-Medigap Premium Rates for 2018 Small Group and Individual Markets    The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) approved premium increases at the end of August for individual (non-group) products, effective January 1, 2018.  CareFirst BlueChoice HMO products will have premium increases up to 34.5% and BlueCross PPO products will have premium increases up to 49.9%.  The... Read More