Forbes July 17, 2016
Bruce Japsen, Contributor
As health insurance companies including UnitedHealth Group soon report third-quarter earnings and cash-strapped co-ops exit the market, it’s becoming more clear what health plans will be offered on public exchanges for 2017.
America's health care system needs reform, but not the sort of changes enacted under the new health care law. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as "Obamacare") asserts federal control over health care benefits and financing, establishes a complex one-size-fits-all health system, and centralizes America's health care decisions in Washington.
Chicago Tribune July 15, 2016
Land of Lincoln Health policyholders may be able to start shopping for new health insurance as soon as Aug. 1, according to the head of the Illinois Department of Insurance.Anne Melissa Dowling, acting director of the agency, said she is working with the federal government to set up a "special...
LMG Insurance Agency, Inc
Chicago Tribune July 19, 2016
Land of Lincoln coverage will end Oct. 1 for individual enrollees
Land of Lincoln Health's insurance coverage for its individual enrollees will end Oct. 1, according to the Illinois Department of Insurance. The agency posted the news on Land of Lincoln's website. A green banner now greets visitors to the website with the headline, "Important notice to all members"...
Forbes October 29, 2015
Cooperative health insurers (or co-ops) created under a federal grant and loan program in the Affordable Care Act seem to be falling like dominoes.