Archive for May 1st, 2013

Invasion Of The Health-Insurance Brokers

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

invasion body       If Matt Stover is right, it won’t be long before your workplace is crawling with health insurers and brokers trying to recoup revenues they lost because of the Affordable Care Act.

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Aetna Cuts Predictions For ObamaCare Enrollment

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

By Jay Hancock

April 30th, 2013, 3:50 PM

In a new sign that implementing the health law could take longer than expected, insurer Aetna said Tuesday it lowered the number of medical policies it expects to sell through online marketplaces that open for business in October.

“This is going to be a slow uptake,” Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini told investment analysts on a call to discuss financial results. “The process required to sign up, to get the subsidies, is going to take some time. And I think this is a two-year ramp to get the individual exchanges up to a level where customers are going to feel appropriate signing up. And so our estimates of what we believe … enrollment [will be] are dropping for the first year.”

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