House votes to repeal ObamaCare’s ‘Cadillac tax’

By Peter Sullivan, The Hill on 7/17/19 The House on Wednesday voted to repeal ObamaCare’s “Cadillac Tax” on high-cost health plans, removing a part of the health law opposed by many in both parties. The wide bipartisan vote of 419-6 illustrates how the tax is one of the few areas of ObamaCare that has opposition across… Read More

House lawmakers unite to kill Obamacare provision

By Tami Luhby, CNN on 7/18/19 There’s not much about Obamacare that Democrats and Republicans agree on. But getting rid of the Cadillac tax is one of the rare points of unity.   House lawmakers came together Wednesday to repeal the provision that levies a tax on high-cost health insurance plans by a vote of… Read More

‘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

Professional Group Plans Joins Forces with Vitality to Bring Workplace Wellness to Mid-Sized Employers in Northeast

CHICAGO and HAUPPAUGE, NY— May 21, 2018 A pioneer at helping U.S. employers improve health, and Professional Group Plans (PGP), the largest full-service General Agency in the TriState Area, are partnering to help mid-sized employers in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York improve the health and wellness of their employees. “Through this partnership, we are… 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