Which Association Health Plans are Realer?

I keep odd and varied company and sometimes need the Urban dictionary to answer questions like: “what’s realer –  the guvmint tellin’ you what’s up or your own damn lyin’ eyes?” I’ll go with my lying eyes. So I asked to see the bona fide association documents for myself. Insurance producers and employers have asked in…

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Washington the Maverick

Washingtonians can feel all “mavericky” compared to other states where Insurance Commissioners have honored the President’s attempt to meet his original commitment to policyholders (remember “grandfathered plans?”). [“Mavericky” – “An adjective used to describe an action that may not make any sense, but is definitely different.” (from the Urban Dictionary)]. The California Insurance Commissioner’s positive…

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The Health Plan Emergency Has Ended…Right?

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance to the state Insurance Commissioners recommending individuals and small groups be allowed to continue existing coverage for an additional year. Thankfully, the “emergency” that “forced” the Washington Insurance Commissioner to cripple small group health plan renewals appears to be over. Here was the…

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