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CMS Publishes 2020 Benefit Payment and Parameters Final Rule | Ohio Benefits Team UBA

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published its final rule and fact sheet for benefit payment and parameters for 2020. Although the final rule primarily affects the individual market and the Exchanges, the final rule addresses the following topics that may impact employer-sponsored group health plans: The 2020 maximum annual limitation on cost sharing is $8,150 for … Continued

DOL Updates the Employer CHIP Notice | Ohio Benefits Firm

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has updated the model notice for employers to use to inform employees about the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). All employers with group health plans are required to distribute a CHIP notice at least once a year to employees living in certain states. There is no need to send … Continued

Most newly insured Americans covered by employers, study finds

More than 9 million Americans obtained health insurance between September and mid-March, but most did so through employer-sponsored plans rather than through HealthCare.gov or the state exchanges, a survey by the RAND American Life Panel found.

What’s My State Doing with Exchanges and Medicaid?

Do you know where your state stands, and what your options are? If not, read on…

Frequently Asked Questions about the Health Marketplace

FAQs on health insurance exchanges and the marketplaces that will be coming to your state. Federal or state-run, no matter what your state is doing, make sure you know your options.

Medicaid expansion could spell trouble for patients

Medicaid is poised to expand in a big way, but just who is going to treat those new patients?

The Affordable Care Act Three Years Post-Enactment

Summary of ACA-related activities to date in terms of tangible benefits and policy changes.

HHS finalizes Medicaid rule

Read more about the 100% funding for new Medicaid beneficiaries

Four PPACA Support Tools For Employers

This is what you need to understand PPACA implementation.

What is my State doing with Exchanges, Medicaid under PPACA?

States have two major decisions to make with respect to the Affordable Care Act. What’s your state deciding?