Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Category Archives: short-term insurance

19 Mar

Congressional panel investigates Stamford insurance company – CT Post

Stamford-based Independence Holding Co. faces an investigation by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for allegedly selling “junk” insurance plans. Stamford-based Independence Holding Co. faces an investigation by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for allegedly selling “junk” insurance plans. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press Photo: […]

18 Mar

Short-term health insurance may lose some of its cost appeal – The Journal

Durangoan Lauri Costello grew frustrated with the for-profit health insurance system and took matters into her own hands: She cobbled together her own health plan using short-term and supplemental insurance coverage. “I am so upset with the system; I am not willing to play their game,” she said. Costello, a […]

15 Mar

Key Democrat announces investigation into ‘junk’ healthcare plans backed by Trump – Washington Examiner

House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., announced Wednesday that the panel is launching an investigation into so-called junk insurance plans backed by the Trump administration. “We actually sent a series of letters to 12 entities, insurance companies, three brokers,” Pallone said during a speech at the […]

13 Mar

Short-Term Health Users Say the Coverage Worked: EHealth – ThinkAdvisor

(Image: Dave Berk/Thinkstock) Many people who use their short-term health insurance to pay for care seem to be happy with their coverage. Analysts at eHealth Inc., a web broker, reported data supporting that conclusion recently in a new survey summary. The company polled eHealth short-term health insurance customers. About 800 […]

01 Mar

Podcasts – How Short-Term Health Insurance Plans Can Be An Affordable Solution For People In Transition (Guest: Greg George) – The Heartland Institute

February 28, 2019 In 2018, the Trump Administration broadened the availability of short-term health insurance for people who need a short-term solution for health insurance. Short-term insurance plans have been available for many years but when the ACA went into effect, the federal government restricted their availability to 3 months […]

25 Feb

The Right insurance can meet both short- and long-term needs – Gettysburg Times

If you’re going to achieve your important financial goals, you’ll need to build an appropriate investment portfolio. But that’s only part of the story – because you also need to protect what you have, what you earn and what you’d like to leave behind. That’s why it’s a good idea […]

21 Feb

Two bills propose better short-term health disclosure standards – BenefitsPro

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., has introduced H.R. 1143, the “Educating Consumers on the Risks of Short-Term Health Plans Act of 2019″ bill. (Photo: Eshoo) House Democrats have introduced two bills that could set federal standards for short-term health insurance disclosures. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., has introduced H.R. 1010, the “Short-Term, […]

20 Feb

Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. Expands Established In-House Counsel Team – Nasdaq

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIIQ), a leading cloud-based technology platform and distributor of affordable individual and family health insurance and supplemental plans, today announced the expansion of their established legal and regulatory compliance team with the addition of respected Arizona attorney Jan […]

19 Feb

Experts to Congress: Short-term health plan disclosures stink – BenefitsPro

Jessica Altman (Photo: House Energy and Commerce) One big problem with expanding consumer use of short-term health insurance is that consumers may have no good way to know what a policy will really cover. Jessica Altman, the Pennsylvania insurance commissioner, presented that argument Wednesday, in Washington, at a hearing organized by […]

17 Feb

Goosehead Insurance Inc. Class A Common Stock (GSHD): Short-Term Channel Update as ADX Crosses into ‘Buy’ – Felton News

Investors may be studying some short-term indicators on shares of Goosehead Insurance Inc. Class A Common Stock (GSHD). The current 7-day average directional indicator is Buy. This signal may be used to determine the market trend. The 7-day directional strength is Maximum . This trend strength indicator measures the signal […]