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The federal government’s healthcare reform law (The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) – limits the portion of premium dollars health insurers may spend on administration, marketing, and profits. The law establishes medical loss ratio (MLR) standards for issuers. Insurance carriers that fail to meet this ratio must rebate a portion of health insurance [...]
On a website which is contributed to and sponsored by the Republican Party, a/k/a Grand Old Party or GOP, there is an essay that contends that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ACA, PPACA, healthcare reform or “Obamacare”, will escalate healthcare costs, increase insurance premiums, hurt the quality of healthcare, raise [...]
In an article published by Bloomberg Business Week, “Obamacare Should Make Health Care Cheaper—Just Not Right Away”, writer Elizabeth Dwoskin writes: This week, the Society of Actuaries threw a wrench into President Obama’s persistent assertions that his health-care overhaul is driving down the cost of health care. The nonpartisan professional association for insurance assessors came [...]
What is the PPACA – Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a/k/a Federal Healthcare Reform Law?
Am I considered a small business employer or possibly a large business employer? How do I figure it out? What are the new fees that are part of the PPACA? What is “Play or Pay”? How will all these changes affect my business? To hear all the above answers and more… Join us for our [...]
Within the tens of thousands of pages of regulations promulgated for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act” or “PPACA”), there are several provisions relating to fees and taxes. PPACA was envisioned to controls healthcare costs while simultaneously providing affordable healthcare insurance to the millions of uninsured. One of the many ways the [...]