MNsure has released a form that agents and brokers may submit to be designated as the agent of record (AOR) for an individual or group that applied through MNsure for coverage that became or will become effective date between January 1 and April 1, 2014. It is not an AOR change form and is only [...]Read More »
Self-insured employers should be aware of and begin preparing to comply with a proposed rule under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that requires health plans – including self-insured employer groups – to certify their compliance with standards and operating rules for certain electronic transactions as adopted under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of [...]Read More »
Self-insured employers should act now to prepare for an upcoming requirement under the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) administrative simplification rules. The rules require all health plans – including self-insured employer groups – to obtain a unique health plan identification number (HPID). HPIDs will be used to standardize and further automate administrative processes affecting health care [...]Read More »
Minnesota residents seeking family coverage through MNsure may find that their family members qualify for different types of coverage, depending on their income, age or health status: Infants up to age 2 with family incomes up to 280% of the federal poverty guidelines (FPL) will qualify for coverage through the Medical Assistance program. Pregnant women [...]Read More »
In order to advise individuals about their options during a coverage transition related to job change, brokers and employers should understand the rules governing special enrollments under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Individuals who leave a job now have two options for obtaining health care coverage: 1) Shop for an individual policy, either directly [...]Read More »
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Can multiple children be on the same child-only policy?
Who will verify dependent eligibility for applicants to the exchange?
Will there be a universal standard application for enrollment through the exchange?
Are there any restrictions on movement between carriers during special open enrollment periods?