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2014-03-21 16:23:22

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the March 31 deadline to sign up for health insurance for 2014 just around the corner, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX) is partnering with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® and GetInsured(®) to help residents get enrolled. Jackson Hewitt(®) provides free assistance to paid tax preparation customers who want to apply for Medicaid, CHIP, or the tax credits available under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through the...

2014-03-20 23:26:42

The upcoming May 6 virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will offer a comprehensive overview of the new public health exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — publisher of industry-leading newsletters Health Plan Week and Inside Health Insurance Exchanges — is pleased to announce its upcoming virtual conference, “Public Exchanges: Translating Lessons Learned Into Insurer Strategies for 2015.” This May 6 program is...

2014-03-18 23:03:41

In a March 27 webinar, two leading pharmacy benefit experts will provide strategic insight and advice on the current design and future prospects of the pharmacy benefit on public exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The success of the pharmacy benefit on public insurance exchanges could serve as a leading indicator for how well qualified health plans (QHPs) themselves are performing. No other benefit is as widely used and visible as that of drug coverage — one of 10...

2014-03-17 23:23:28

AIS’s Directory of Health Plans: 2014 is the most comprehensive resource available on the U.S. health plan market, with enrollment data and contact information for health plans and primary care preferred provider networks operating in the U.S. as of year-end 2013. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Leading health business information publisher Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce the release of AIS’s Directory of Health Plans: 2014, the latest edition of...

2014-03-17 08:30:07

Minneapolis-based startup is poised for rapid growth MINNEAPOLIS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gravie announced today that it has raised $10.5 million in a Series A financing round led by Aberdare Ventures. Existing investor FirstMark Capital also contributed to the round, which brings the total funding raised by the company to $13M. The funding will enable the company to scale up its operations and expand its services to all 50 states by 2015. As part of the investment, Aberdare...

2014-03-13 23:21:18

Christopher L. Vojta, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.C.E. to Support Risk Adjustment Activities and Oversight of Clinical Outcomes Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Pulse8 Inc., a cutting-edge big data healthcare analytics and technology company focused on risk adjustment solutions for the Commercial Health Exchanges (HIX) and Medicare Advantage markets announced today that it appointed Dr. Christopher Vojta as its Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vojta will provide strategic direction and support of the...

2014-03-06 23:32:13

In a March 17 webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will find out which benefits designs will emerge as the major new health insurance trends for 2015. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The time is now for large purchasers and health insurers to modify existing health insurance plans and develop new products for this fall’s open-enrollment period. The new plan year will bring myriad new benefits designs for sponsors to consider. “2015 Benefit Design: What...

2014-02-27 16:20:56

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog petitioned the Insurance Commissioner this week for a public hearing on the "new program" private passenger auto filings of Farmers Specialty Insurance Company, an affiliate of Farmers Insurance Exchange. Consumer Watchdog's petition seeks to compel Farmers and its affiliates to comply with Proposition 103's mandate requiring insurers to offer at least a 20% discount to good drivers that meet the...

2014-02-27 08:30:21

Platform makes accessing the insurance exchange easier for consumers while eliminating risks for health insurers associated with integration STONY BROOK, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Softheon Inc., a leader of health insurance marketplace integration and business operation, announced FirstCare Health Plans uses Softheon Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) to acquire Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) members with CMS. This new technology allows consumers to easily access...

2014-02-26 23:26:30

Industry experts, in the Feb. 20, 2014 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Inside Health Insurance Exchanges, predict a move to self-insuring if states let large employers on exchanges in 2017, leading to lower profits for carriers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Beginning in 2017, states have the option of allowing large employers (i.e., more than 100 employees) to purchase a fully insured health plan through public insurance exchanges, and it is likely that the rules...


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