‘Short Term’ Health Insurance? Up to 3 Years Under New Trump Policy

The New York Times By Robert Pear Wednesday, August 1, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration issued a final rule on Wednesday that clears the way for the sale of many more health insurance policies that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act and do not have to cover prescription drugs, maternity care or… Read More

Trump Administration Releases Final Rule on Short-Term Plans

NAHU Government Affairs Wednesday, August 01, 2018 This morning the Trump Administration released a final rule and fact sheet regarding short-term limited duration insurance (STLDI), often referred to as short-term plans (STPs), which will go into effect 60 days from today. The rule was in response to an executive order issued by President Trump on… Read More

Governor Signs Nation’s Strongest Law On ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills

NJ Spotlight LILO H. STAINTON | JUNE 4, 2018 Doctors remained deeply concerned that law will weaken their negotiating power with insurance carriers, cost them money Advocates for patients, senior citizens, labor unions, and businesses hailed Gov. Phil Murphy’s signing of a complex and controversial measure designed to curb the impact of costly “surprise” medical… Read More

NJ governor signs bill to reinstate ObamaCare individual mandate

THE HILL BY JOHN BOWDEN – 05/31/18 09:10 AM EDT New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) on Wednesday signed a bill into law that will reinstate the Obamacare individual mandate as the state attempts to stabilize its health insurance markets. The bill implements a statewide fee for New Jersey residents who don’t obtain health insurance through… Read More

UnitedHealthcare Establishes Long-term Strategic Partnership with LabCorp

MINNEAPOLIS and BURLINGTON, NC (May 24, 2018) LabCorp will continue participating as a national provider of laboratory services to all UnitedHealthcare plan participants. Partnership will include broad range of value-based programs, rewarding high quality, easily accessible laboratory services at the best value and real-time data sharing to drive more personalized care support. UnitedHealthcare and LabCorp… Read More

United Healthcare Establishes Long-term Strategic Partnership with Quest Diagnostics

MINNEAPOLIS and SECAUCUS, N.J., (May 24, 2018) Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, Quest will be participating as a national provider of laboratory services for all UnitedHealthcare plan participants. Partnership will include broad range of value-based programs, rewarding high quality, easily accessible laboratory services at the best value and real-time data sharing to drive more personalized care… Read More