The Cadillac tax is a lightning rod of the Affordable Care Act. Since its introduction, the tax has been hotly debated, revised and now faces possible repeal. First, it’s important
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, National Health Expenditure Projections 2013-2023 By 2018, industry data suggests that the individual health insurance market segment will grow quickly to
With over three million people currently enrolled through a private health insurance exchange and 40 million predicted to enroll by 2018, anticipated broad-scale adoption of private exchanges (both single and multi-insurer) is of great interest. We decided that now — halfway through 2014 — is an ideal time to connect with health insurance leaders to get their perspective on this rapidly changing marketplace.
The question over where small groups will land in the insurance exchange marketplace remains top of mind across the health insurance industry. “Most of the attention to date has been on large employers, but small and midsized employers actually stand to gain the most value by participating in exchanges,” according to Booz and Company. And, the opportunity for health insurers to tap into this market with a private exchange offering is sizeable.
Prior to the signing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the term “exchange” meant something to military communities, stock or commodity traders and readers of historical fiction.