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Are You Covered?

Are you covered?  That is the question you should be asking yourself over the next several months.  With so many plans being cancelled due to the new requirements undet the Affordable Care Act and with employers dropping coverage due to increased costs, it is critical that you understand the status of your own health insurance.

Broker Service

According to a new Zywave white paper, what employers are looking for from their broker is changing more than ever.  In an article posted on the Employee Benefit Advisor, Zywave's Dave O'Brien says that "brokers focus on price, price, price, but the top reasons employers left their broker was because they did not provide the level of service expected, did not keep them abreast of regulatory and legal issues, and did not properly manage insurance options."

ACA

In a recent article, the Wall Street Journal talks about how HHS now says it will no longer attempt to verify individual eligibility for insurance subsidies and instead will rely on self-reporting, with minimal efforts to verify if the information consumers provide is accurate.