HUPAC Activity from Week Ending March 10, submitted by Anthony Perez, Manger of Health Underwriters Political Action Committee The 2018 election is looming large on Capitol Hill as Congress debates the Republican led American Health Care Act which will largely replace the Affordable Care Act. Democrats are lining up their talking points and getting ready […]
Governor Eric Holcomb delivered his first State of the State address Tuesday evening to a joint session of the Indiana General Assembly. Gov. Holcomb proposed a set of transformational priorities, called his five pillars: (1) Cultivate a strong and diverse economy to ensure that Indiana remains a magnet for jobs; (2) fund a long-term roads […]
Federal Update The ACA is officially on the new Congress’s agenda and numerous steps are being planned in the “repeal and replace” efforts. As discussed previously, the actual timing of legislative changes will be an ongoing process as some things can be done via the reconciliation process in the Senate and others will need to […]
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released resources regarding the differing of compensation based on the metal level plan sold. Below are FAQs on agent/broker compensation and discriminatory marketing practices from CMS. NAHU will continue to work with CMS on this and other issues related to discriminatory market practices effecting agent and broker compensation.
The old saying that “press begets press” rings true again. Janet’s coverage in the New York Times earlier this week has created multiple top-tier media opportunities for NAHU. On last night’s segment of The Kelly File, Fox News Anchor Megyn Kelly interviewed Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (who played a major role in the creation of the […]
IDOI Bulletin #229 – COMMISSIONS vs CONSULTING FEES. Basically what this says if I can’t earn a COMMISSION because the INSURANCE COMPANY has stopped paying COMMISSIONS (UNITED HEALTHCARE) or has decided to stop paying COMMISIONS during the SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD (SEP), I can negotiate with my PROSPECT or CLIENT to be paid a CONSULTING FEE. I […]
Thank You Denny for the update – ActionTRACK report ISAHU Bill Report Prepared by: Trent Hahn Report created on January 8, 2016 HB1136 INSURANCE MATTERS (LEHMAN M) Amends the application of the annual audited financial report law to domestic insurers. Specifies that an insurer is not prevented from making available a named driver exclusion in a […]
Thank You Denny Wright for providing this information! Download the Report weekly update 1-8-16 Week one of the 2016 Indiana General Assembly legislative session started on Tuesday, January 5. This year is a non-budget session also referred to as a short session. By statute, the Indiana General Assembly must adjourn by Monday, March 14. Three […]