Tag Archives: SHOP marketplace

ACA Round-Up: Dollar Thresholds For 2017; Information For Agents And Brokers

On October 27, the Internal Revenue Service released a number of inflation-adjusted thresholds for 2017. On October 26, CMS released at its REGTAP.info website a 127 slide primer for the 2017 open enrollment period for agents and brokers participating in HealthCare.gov.

October 27, 2016

CMS Bolsters Outreach To Young Adults As Open Enrollment Nears

A new campaign to enroll young adults will employ several different strategies to reach this population, including a gamer social video platform. In other ACA news, Hawai'i has completed its Section 1332 waiver.

September 27, 2016

Health Affairs Forum: The Future Of The Individual And Small Group Markets

Join us on May 18 for a forum on the state of the individual and small group health insurance markets.

May 9, 2016

New Guidance On SHOP Online Enrollment Requirements

CMS recently released a guidance encouraging direct enrollment states to offer employees horizontal and vertical choice and also to continue allowing employers to apply for small business health care tax credits through the state-based SHOP. States must make online enrollment available for 2019.

April 19, 2016

New Section 1332 Guidance A Mixed Bag For States

In December, HHS and Treasury released new guidance on how the agencies will evaluate state applications for the ACA’s Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers. For states, it turned out to be a classic example of “be careful what you wish for,” as the the new guidance considerably limits their...

February 29, 2016