It’s been my job to watch the health insurance market since I joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana in 2004, and it sure has changed a lot. A LOT! Read more
With apologies to Steve Miller Band, time keeps on slipping into the future… at least when it comes to signing up for an individual health insurance plan on healthcare.gov during a RARE special enrollment period that only lasts through Aug. 15, 2021. Read more
It’s a pretty common refrain from our members, brokers and stakeholders of all stripes here at Blue Cross (and I don’t blame them):
“Mike, why do my deductibles, co-pays and coinsurance go up every single year?! It’s ridiculous!” Read more
Hello, old friend — here we are again!
Since the ACA was passed in 2010, it has endured some pretty hard-charging court challenges. We wrote extensively about this most recent court challenge (Texas v. U.S.) last year.
The One Where the ACA Goes to the Supreme Court Read more
As the federal government continues to create high-stakes borrowing packages toward various areas of COVID relief, the subject of more government involvement in paying for healthcare has arisen in a variety of ways. Read more
Healthcare.Gov Pricing Under ARPA21
When I was a young man, around 15-years-old, I already had two jobs. One working at a tennis pro shop, stringing rackets, scheduling courts, teaching lessons, and selling equipment and clothing. Read more