New Health Insurance Plan Requirements

All health insurance plans offered in the individual and small group market must now meet a number of requirements. These requirements apply to plans both inside and outside the formal ACA Marketplace. The essential health benefits required by the ACA include: Ambulatory patient services Emergency services Coverage for hospitalization Care for pregnant women and newborn babies Mental health and substance use disorders, including treatment for... Read Article

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment 2016

The Affordable Care Act (also called ACA or Obamacare) set new rules for how insurance companies offer health insurance. Health insurance (also called health coverage or health plan) helps you pay for medical care. Some of the new rules affect what health care services and providers an insurance plan is required to cover. Important Dates for 2016 Enrollment November 1, 2015: Start of 2016 Open... Read Article