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medical loss ratio

Colorado legislature passes bill to make health coverage more affordable

The Scoop: June 17, 2020 Edition

June 17, 2020 – In this edition: COVID-19 special enrollment periods extended in New York, Vermont; enrollment in Medicaid and exchange plans increases… Read more

Residents in four states may be eligible for SEP if Hurricane Dorian prevented their enrollment.

The Scoop: September 13, 2019 Edition

September 13, 2019 – In this edition of The Scoop: Oklahoma, Missouri Medicaid expansion advocates gather signatures for the 2020 ballot; BridgeSpan rejoins… Read more

Michael Johnson, Blue Shield Exposed

One way to ease ACA rate hikes? Fix the rebate formula.

April 25, 2018 – Want to help unsubsidized Affordable Care Act enrollees with premiums? Repair a glitch in the ACA's medical loss ratio… Read more

Hate Obamacare? Rip up your rebate check.

April 26, 2012 – The timing is perfect for everyone who despises Obamacare to demonstrate loudly and clearly your total disgust for the health reform law.… Read more

2011: a very good year for health reform

December 30, 2011 – You will hear a lot of bashing of "Obamacare" during the current political season. But while we wait for full implementation of health… Read more

Medical loss ratio is gift that keeps on giving

December 10, 2011 – It is heartening to know that the medical loss ratio rule will keep a lid on the amount of our premiums that can be spent on marketing,… Read more