Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Category Archives: short-term insurance

12 Jan

Short-Term Rentals Will Get New Rules in Early February – Westword

Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses is weeks away from enacting new rules for short-term rentals, which would take effect at the beginning of February. The updates include new insurance requirements for getting licenses and would clarify the grounds on which a license application can be denied or revoked, including failure […]

07 Jan

In 2020, States Can Apply Health Insurance Subsidies To Short-Term & Association Health Plans – OPEN MINDS

Starting in 2020, states with federal waivers to run their own state health insurance marketplaces will be able to offer subsidies to qualifying consumers who enroll in short-term, limited duration insurance (STLDI) plans and association health plans (AHP), as well as to those who enroll in traditional marketplace plans that […]

05 Jan

New insurance rule could increase premiums, BCBS, AHIP say – Becker’s Hospital Review

Written by Morgan Haefner | January 04, 2019 | Print  | Email Health insurers like the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and America’s Health Insurance Plans questioned how a rule on health reimbursement arrangements would affect health insurance markets, according to AJMC. Here are four takeaways: 1. The proposed rule, released in […]

04 Jan

Fixing What Market Providers Won’t: Short-Term Debt And LIBOR – Seeking Alpha

This is the second in a series that introduces a change in marketplace technology: new financial instruments and a new kind of exchange that lists, issues, and trades them. The objective of this technology is to transform issuer-oriented existing financial instruments and markets to better meet the needs of professional […]

03 Jan

Short-term health plans hold savings for consumers, profits for brokers and insurers | New Orleans’ Multicultural News Source – Louisiana Weekly

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09 Dec

Letter: Watch out when buying short-term insurance – The Columbus Dispatch

Sunday Dec 9, 2018 at 4:10 AM With fewer than two weeks of the open-enrollment period for health plans under the Affordable Care Act remaining, consumers nationwide are making critical health-plan choices. A rule was put into place earlier this year that expands access to short-term, limited-duration insurance plans. These can be substandard plans that […]

04 Dec

Trump to let states divert Obamacare funds to other health plans – Health Data Management

The Trump administration plans to allow states to direct billions of dollars of Obamacare subsidies to health plans that don’t meet the law’s requirements. Critics contend the new policy could undermine the ACA by driving up costs for some individuals. The change is intended to make insurance more affordable and […]

02 Dec

Health insurance premiums drop or stay level; Obamacare enrollment down slightly in MS – Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Consumers mulling health insurance through the federal exchange or through employers will largely see level or decreasing premiums this year as open enrollment periods wind down. “There was a decrease in the rates for large employers,” said Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney. Small employers generally are seeing premiums […]

26 Nov

Financial inclusivity: there’s an app for that

Andrew Dawson, Commercial Director, Solutions in Hand. Residents in the so-called ‘main market’ and areas that are serviced by informal retailers are currently able to purchase lottery tickets and airtime either on their mobile phones or via their local retailers’ point of sale systems. Advances in technology are now enabling […]

25 Nov

Who’s buying short-term health insurance, and why?

Some plans have exclusions that could blindside consumers, such as not covering hospitalizations that occur on a Friday or Saturday, so consumers considering such a plan best read it very closely. (Photo: Shutterstock) Supporters of the nation’s health law condemn them. A few states, including California and New York, have […]