Republicans win an Obamacare Battle – about funding…

WASHINGTON — Republicans won the first round Thursday in a separation of powers battle against President Obama that once again focuses on his most prized achievement: Obamacare.Federal district Judge Rosemary Collyer, a Republican appointee, ruled that the law did not provide for the funds insurers need to make health insurance policies under the program affordable.While the law provides for tax …

Northwell Health Systems sues HealthRepublic

Northwell Health Systems, formerly North Shore/LIJ Hospital Network, is suing HealthRepublic for back claims money owed it, according to an article in Newsday.  An individual attorney on Long Island has joined in with another, much smaller suit for his claims to be reimbursed. This comes after the Federal Government failed to meet its financial obligations under ObamaCare and provide funding …

Obamacare Pummels Blue Cross Blue Shield Of NC–What Can We Learn From This?

Forbes posted an article on January 30, 2016 with this title.  Very scary stuff- ” According to this morning’s News and Observer, “The dramatic deterioration in Blue Cross’ ACA business is causing increasing alarm among agents and public health officials.”  In response to its bleak experience with the Obamacare exchange, the company has decided to eliminate sales commissions for agents, …

Things you should know in SC

It has been a very difficult and challenging enrollment period for many of my clients – for several reasons: The failure of Consumers Choice Health Plan has forced clients to change plans – all more expensive then their current plans MUSC is still not available on Blue Cross and Blue Choice. United Healthcare is not available in the low country …

Information you should know in NY

It has been a very difficult and challenging enrollment period for many of my clients – for several reasons: The failure of Health Republic has forced clients to change plans twice – once for December 1, and then look at all new plans for January 1. OSCAR Healthplans no longer covers New York Presbyterian, Weill-Cornell Medical Centers, and NY Methodist …