Bipartisan effort by Senate urges maintenance of payment levels for Medicare Advantage Programs

(Washington, D.C. – Insurance News and Markets) – In February, more than 50 senators submitted a letter to the Center for Medicare Services (CMS) urging the organization to maintain current payment levels in 2016. This move would protect more than 16 million senior citizens and others with disabilities across the country who use Medicare Advantage […]

America’s Health Insurance Plans supports repeal of Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Tax

America’s Health Insurance Plans supports repeal of Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Tax

(Washington, D.C. – Insurance News and Markets) – Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA 3) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ 9) have introduced legislation to repeal the health insurance tax, and America’s Health Insurance Plans CEO and President Karen Ignagni has released a statement. “Imposing a tax on health insurance does nothing to make coverage more affordable or […]

How Ebola Impacts Insurance

How Ebola Impacts Insurance

(Alexandria, VA – Insurance News and Markets) – While concerns over Ebola increase, businesses are coming to their insurance companies and representatives for reassurance about their coverage. There is the possibility that Ebola could impact several types of insurance – including workers ompensation, business and supply chain disruption – but Randy Nomes, the executive vice […]