After a consumer has submitted an application under the Special Enrollment Period with a qualifying event, and then selects a health plan, the consumer will have 30 days to verify the qualifying event. The consumer can upload or mail the documentation verifying the qualifying event. The Marketplace will review the documentation and request additional information if necessary.
Insurance Commissioner Jones Bashes Repeal of ACA House Vote
“Today’s Republican House vote will rob 24 million Americans of health care coverage, which is tantamount to a death sentence for some patients who depend on coverage to manage serious and chronic medical conditions. The President and House Republicans have nothing to be proud of today as they work to take health care coverage away from millions of Americans who will be harmed by their actions.
HCC Exits Short Term Medical Market Because Of Government Rules
We have made this decision based on the 90 day policy duration limitation to the STM insurance marketplace that was effective April 1, 2017. This has caused many producers in the web broker community to focus their efforts on other supplemental health insurance products like limited medical plans. As a result of marketplace conditions, we are no longer able to profitably maintain this business.
California Insurance Commissioner Blasts New Trump ACA Rules
The misnamed “market stabilization” rules sabotage the Affordable Care Act by significantly reducing the open enrollment time period and creating other conflicts with state laws. Like President Trump’s threats to eliminate the cost-sharing subsidies, his new regulations will destabilize, rather than strengthen, the health insurance market.
Gender Identity discrimination prohibited under new health insurance rules
Final rule prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability; enhances language assistance for individuals with limited English proficiency; and protects individuals with disabilities
Lactation, Colonoscopy, Mental Health plan benefit clarification under ACA guidelines
Set out below are additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of the market reform provisions of the Affordable Care Act, as well as FAQs regarding implementation of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA), as amended by the Affordable Care Act. These FAQs have been prepared jointly by the Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments).
Billions in grant money for HIV/AIDS medication and care awarded by HHS
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that more than $2.2 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants was awarded in fiscal year (FY) 2015 to cities, states and local community-based organizations.