Foiled in Congress, Trump Signs Order to Undermine Obamacare

The NY Times By ROBERT PEAR and REED ABELSON OCT. 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that clears the way for potentially sweeping changes in health insurance, including sales of cheaper policies with fewer benefits and fewer protections for consumers than those mandated under the Affordable Care Act. But… Read More

Foiled in Congress, Trump Moves on His Own to Undermine Obamacare

The NY Times By ROBERT PEAR and REED ABELSONOCT. 11, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump, after failing to repeal the Affordable Care Act in Congress, will act on his own to relax health care standards on small businesses that band together to buy health insurance and may take steps to allow the sale of other… Read More

In Start to Unwinding the Health Law, Trump to Ease Insurance Rules

Directive is expected to expand the sale of less-expensive plans with fewer benefits The Wall Street Journal  By Anna Wilde Mathews, Louise Radnofsky & Stephanie Armour Oct. 11, 2017 9:16 p.m. ET President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order Thursday to initiate the unwinding of the Affordable Care Act, paving the way… Read More

EaseCentral Debuts East Coast Expansion via Partnership with PGP – Business Insider

PR Newswire Oct. 4, 2017, 09:07 AM NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — EaseCentral, the all-in-one software solution for employee benefits, payroll and HR, announced a partnership with PGP (Professional Group Plans), the largest full service General Agency in the Tri-State Area, to offer comprehensive online benefits administration and enrollment to PGP’s brokers. Through… Read More

EaseCentral Debuts East Coast Expansion via Partnership with PGP

Brokers under the PGP umbrella now have access to cutting-edge technology to streamline processes and increase engagement. NEWS PROVIDED BY EaseCentral Oct 04, 2017 NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — EaseCentral, the all-in-one software solution for employee benefits, payroll and HR, announced a partnership with PGP (Professional Group Plans), the largest full service General… Read More

Senate Rejects Slimmed-Down Obamacare Repeal as McCain Votes No

The New York Times By ROBERT PEAR and THOMAS KAPLAN JULY 27, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Senate in the early hours of Friday morning rejected a new, scaled-down Republican plan to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, derailing the Republicans’ seven-year campaign to dismantle President Barack Obama’s signature health care law and dealing a… Read More

Mather Hospital signs letter of intent to join Northwell Health

Northwell Health Press Release 07/27/2017 PORT JEFFERSON, NY — The Board of Directors of John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson, NY has entered into a letter of intent to join Northwell Health as part of a long-term strategy to ensure advanced healthcare for Mather’s communities and the future growth of the hospital. Based… Read More

Senate Soundly Rejects Repeal-Only Health Plan

The New York Times By THOMAS KAPLAN JULY 26, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday soundly rejected a measure that would repeal major parts of the Affordable Care Act without providing a replacement, leaving Republicans still searching for a path forward to fulfill their promise of dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health law. Seven… Read More