Telemedicine

Telemedicine is transforming Health Care – Why, what is the value to me?

All of the changes happening is going to lead to less choice in the marketplace for many American’s as a result of all of the changes following the Affordable Care Act. The problem is that healthcare costs have put many in difficult positions. One of the bright spots in all of these changes is telemedicine…

Wellness benefits

Wellness benefits – why now, what is their value to me?

One of the difficult decisions you may be going through as an employer or executive in charge of employee benefits is picking the right wellness plan. Wellness has been a buzzword the past decade and it is really beginning to pick up adoption particularly among large employers. In this segment of America’s Healthcare Challenge we…

Business Owners

Insurance Market Reforms: An Outlook for Individuals and Small Businesses

The most significant changes to our healthcare system came through insurance regulatory changes, and when comes to insurance post Affordable Care Act, the individual marketplace lays the groundwork for the group marketplace. Many American’s are receiving premium increases. Premium changes in the ACA state based marketplaces are driven by many new factors. The most important…

businesspeople walking away

Another Insurer Backing Away From ACA Marketplaces

Humana Leaving More Obamacare Marketplaces On the heels of a monumental announcement from the Department of Justice and their plans to block two mega mergers in the insurance industry, one of the key stakeholder involved announced that they would be pulling out of several more states.   For nearly a year the federal government has…

Rising Drug Costs

Explaining Rising Drug Costs

One of the biggest topics in healthcare reform discussions right now is the rapidly rising costs of drugs, and in particular specialty drugs. This issue is one of the fastest drivers to escalating insurance premiums causing rate shock all across the group and individual market. Individuals with high deductibles and organizations who provide insurance are…

Explaining ACA to business

Explaining the Benefit of Self-Funding Plans Post ACA

Your health plan renewal is rapidly approaching and your organization is facing increased healthcare costs and out of control drug spending. What are your options? Understanding the financial impact, compliance challenges and new administrative burdens associated with the ACA Employer Mandate is just the first step in this process of managing compliance and employee benefits.…

business people leaving

The Big Insurer Marketplace Exodus & Fully-Insured Plans in 2017

Large insurers leaving the ACA party early is threatening to undermine the mechanics of how the legislation was designed to operate during a ten-year implementation period. The unraveling began in 2015 as numerous carriers showed significant losses on their blocks of businesses in the ACA marketplace, and the recent announcement by United Healthcare that they…

What to Watch for in Second Half of 2015

The Affordable Care Act survived a second appearance in the Supreme Court. The law has officially achieved feline status and appears to have nine lives. Remember this is not the first rodeo for arguably the largest piece of social legislation since the Medicare program.   King v. Burwell will probably be the final legal challenge…

WEBINAR: Why January 1st Is Too Late – 5 Things Employers Must Do Now to Prepare for the ACA

Why January 1st Is Too Late: 5 Things Employers MUST DO NOW To Prepare for the ACA
presented by FreedomCare Benefits

Keynote Speakers:
Kaya Bromley, Founder & President of Your Obamacare Advisors
Sean McGuire, Founder & President of E.D. Bellis Healthcare Consultants