Category Archives: Reform Rebate

Post-Election, State Insurance Exchange Planning Must Accelerate

The outcome of the 2012 presidential election eliminated many of the immediate uncertainties surrounding implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)– and the state health insurance exchanges that are integral to expanding access to coverage under the … Continue reading

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Final HHS Regulations Ease Some of Carriers’ Rebate Burdens

When the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued its Medical Loss Ratio Final Rule in December, the revised regulations held several pleasant surprises for health plans. Most notably, the final rules eased some of the most onerous mandates … Continue reading

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Navigating the Stormy Seas of Healthcare Reform’s Rebate Requirement

Based on 2010 baseline data, had the Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) mandate been in effect last year $1.3 billion in rebates would have been paid out by publicly traded carriers. That is according to a report by Citigroup Global Markets. … Continue reading

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