Insurance company withdraws from Hawaii health exchange

Hawaii Health insurance company

The largest provider in the state has now announced that it is pulling out of the troubled marketplace. The struggling Hawaii Health Connector has now experienced yet another setback, as the largest insurance company in the state has revealed that it will not be remaining within the exchange for individuals or small businesses. The Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) will not be offering its plans to consumers for 2015 coverage. The insurance company announced that it has decided to cut off the small business plans that were going to be…

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California health insurance exchange revises payment deadline

California health Insurance payment

Covered California offers people more time to pay for their coverage The California health insurance exchange, called Covered California, has recently witnessed a massive influx of new enrollees which has caused exchange officials to revise the deadline on payments for insurance coverage. Policies sold through Covered California went active on January 1 and that had been the initial payment deadline for those that have received coverage through the exchange. Policyholders will now have more time to pay for their coverage due to a revised payment deadline. New deadline set for…

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DC offers glimpse into health insurance prices through exchange

Health insurance plan

DC officials aim to provide more insight concerning health insurance exchange Washington D.C. is currently working to establish its own health insurance exchange. Though the District is not actually a state, it is still required by federal law to host a health insurance exchange, through which consumers can find a wealth of affordable coverage options. Exact details concerning the D.C. exchange are somewhat scarce as officials tend to only over some vague insight to the program and how it is being formed. This week, D.C. officials have offered a first…

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Three large insurers opt out of California health insurance exchange

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Health insurance companies choose to opt out of exchange program California’s health insurance exchange, called Covered California, is beginning to take shape as it inches closer to becoming fully active at the end of this year. The exchange has been accepting policy applications from numerous health insurance companies throughout the state, all of which seem eager to participate in the exchange system. Three of the state’s largest insurers, however, have decided to opt out of the exchange program, at least for the first year of its operation. Decision could limit…

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California pushes for insurance exchange despite fate of Affordable Care Act

California health insurance news update California seems to be moving ahead with its plans to build a health insurance exchange despite the current controversy surrounding the Affordable Care Act. The federal health care law is currently awaiting ruling from the Supreme Court after lengthy and uncomfortable litigation last month. Speculation suggests that the Court may rule the law as unconstitutional, or at least a part of which, which means that states would no longer be required to build insurance exchanges. California lawmakers are well aware of the possibility that the…

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