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CMS rejects Arkansas’ request to scale back Medicaid expansion

On Monday, CMS rejected Arkansas’ request to roll back its Medicaid expansion. However, they did  approved the state’s proposal to impose work requirements on current Medicaid beneficiaries. Modern Healthcare reports, “the state sought to scale back eligibility to residents earning

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The Donut Hole Will Close in 2019

Yes, you heard me right! Last Friday, President Trump signed a budget deal which will provide relief to Medicare beneficiaries a year earlier than expected. Medicare beneficiaries who are on a Part D Drug Plan and pay excessive amounts for

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U.S. Senate to Decide Fate of Obamacare Sept. 30th

Following the most recent failed attempt at repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, in July, The U.S. Senate is faced with a September 30th deadline to decide the fate of former U.S. President Barack Obama’s health care law due

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Aetna to Completely Pull Out of ACA by 2018

Health insurance company Aetna announced it will completely withdraw from the ObamaCare (ACA) marketplace in 2018.  After pulling out of several states last year, Aetna has made the decision to pull out of the two remaining states, Delaware and Nebraska.

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Trump Election Could Show Big Changes in Health Care

The electoral votes are in, and in one of the most historic elections of modern times, Donald Trump has been declared the President Elect of the United States of America. While many changes are expected under the future Trump administration,

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Industry News, Legislative News, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription, Medicare Information

Aetna Announces $0 Commissions for Some ACA State Individual Plans

Aetna recently announced that they will not pay any commissions for 2017 ACA individual plans in the following states: Arkansas, Arizona, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia A 2017 off-exchange individual

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Aetna to Exit ACA Marketplace in All But Four States

Aetna announced today, August 16th, 2016, that they will be exiting ACA markets in all states except Delaware, Iowa, Nebraska, and Virginia.  These four states will cover a total of 242 counties, and Aetna plans to offer an off-exchange product

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Webinar: WalMart Store Selling Opportunity for 2017 AEP!

Want to be in a high-traffic area of your community for 2017 AEP?  Learn more about this opportunity to speak to customers about their Medicare needs! Find out how to become an in-store agent in your local Walmart and the

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription

Federal Judge Rules ACA Money Spent Unconstitutionally

On May 12th, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled that the Obama administration’s cost-sharing payments were made unconstitutionally.  Payments made towards copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles for ACA members based on income levels were spent illegally as the payments

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California Agents, Learn More About Us & What We Do for Agents!

Looking for an IMO/FMO that puts agent service as their first priority? Join us in California- Oakland, May 10th & Long Beach May 12th to get to know more about what we do for you!  We will have breakfast, prizes,

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