Changes to ACA in 2017


Short-term medical has undergone several changes this year. It used to be available for extended periods of time with the option of renewal every year. However, a new law, which went into effect April 1, 2017, restricted short-term medical plans to three-month coverage periods. In addition to the three-month period, the […]

Short-Term Medical Changes in 2017


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Penalty Exemption #1: Qualified Health Plans According to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), anybody who has a qualified health plan is exempt from paying the penalty. A qualified health plan can be one of the following: ACA (on/off-marketplace) Plan Group Health Plan Medicare Medicaid CHIPs V.A. Medi-Share Plans for Alaskan natives and […]

3 Ways to Avoid Paying the Penalty


High risk pools were actually around for about ten to fifteen years prior to the ACA. They were available in the majority of the states. But when President Obama’s healthcare law went into effect, high risk pools went away. However, as the new administration works on reforming the healthcare system, the idea […]

Terms Defined: High Risk Pools



What We Do and Do Not Know about Healthcare Reform Newspapers, social media, websites, news stations are inundated with information regarding healthcare reform under the new administration. Right now, all the information is speculation. Nothing is set in stone. The law has not passed so nobody really knows what will […]

The Uncertainty of Healthcare Reform


On Friday, February 17, 2017, the Trump administration released new ACA regulations – their first big step towards healthcare reform and potentially repeal. Among some of the rules include short enrollment period, stricter requirements for SEPs, and more plan flexibility for the insurers. To read a more on the rules […]

What People Are Saying About the New ACA Regulations


The ultimate goal of ACA was to insure more Americans. If the insured rate is the measure of success, then Obamacare succeeded. At least 20 million more people now have health insurance than they did before the law. To improve the uninsured rate, the Obama administration wanted to make it easy for people […]

Trump Administration Announces New ACA Ruling



Top Concerns with ACA Insurance in 2017   You work with ACA Obamacare plans. What do you feel like your clients have the biggest fear of when they choose an ACA insurance plan? Well the biggest fear, other than how much ACA insurance is going to cost them this year, is […]

Top Concerns with ACA Insurance in 2017