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More Cost Shifted to Kids by the Feds: Healthcare.gov still on the wrong track

Just a few days ago, we got this post on Facebook:
“I want to start by saying thank you for helping my autistic son out so much for so long. He has made significant progress at the therapy center he goes to and he now has hopes for an independent life. […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Do You Want Your Blue Cross Plan to Have Big Market Share?

Do You Want Your Blue Cross Plan to Have Big Market Share?
Recently, I’ve read some news articles on a study talking about how concentrated health insurance markets are in different states. The study, thoughts from important officials and data all lead to one set of conclusions for our state:
Blue Cross […]

By |October 26th, 2017|Bertaut's Blog, costs, rates|0 Comments

Move Quickly, Your Time Is Short! Open Enrollment for 2018 Plans

Open Enrollment for individual health insurance in Louisiana starts Nov. 1. It ends Dec. 15. This six-week period is much shorter than any previous year, and since the administration has decided to cut off most enrollment advertising, many of our friends and neighbors here who buy their own health insurance […]

By |October 26th, 2017|Bertaut's Blog, costs, rates|0 Comments

Trump’s Executive Order on Healthcare: The Process Begins

Last week, I took a well-deserved vacation. As I perched on the balcony of a nice condo on a balmy October day, enjoying an amazing view of the Gulf of Mexico and people below swimming, sunning and playing, my phone started going crazy. I mean crazy.

Along came the Twitter alerts.

For […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Bertaut's Blog, costs, rates|3 Comments

Straight Talk: The Jim Engster Show

Mike Bertaut joins Jim Engster to discuss the health care plan currently being considered in Congress. The plan would continue with cost sharing payments to health insurance providers.

The plan would continue with cost sharing payments to health insurance providers.

And the plan currently enjoys bipartisan support in Congress.

By |October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments