New HHS rules introduced for health insurance exchanges

Health Insurance book report law

HHS rules seek to make changes to exchanges and end insurance discrimination The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released new health insurance rules that aim to prohibit discrimination against those with poor health and help guarantee minimum benefits for citizens throughout the country. The HHS rules were revealed earlier this week by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The rules are accompanies with information that is being provided to states and insurance companies concerning the federal government’s plans to enact the Affordable Care Act. Consumers to receive new protections…

Read More

Tennessee health insurance exchange still undecided

Tennessee Health Insurance

Governor Haslam mulls fate of Tennessee health insurance exchange Tennessee is among several states in the U.S. that have been weighing options concerning the establishment of a health insurance exchange. Last month, legislative inaction threatened to derail the state’s ability to meet with federal guidelines. This inaction left the matter squarely in the hands of Governor Bill Haslam, whom is not a staunch supporter of the Affordable Care Act, but also not its largest critic. Governor Haslam has announced that the state could build its own health insurance exchange with…

Read More