Archive for July 25th, 2014

McAllen ISD Accepting Stop Loss Proposals

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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Specifications will be available for download from our website at http://mws.mcallenisd.net/purchasing/BidNotices.htm by following the Invitations to Bid link .  Vendors are responsible for viewing the webpage regularly, or prior to submitting a bid/proposal response, to ensure that no addenda or additional information have been issued for the solicitation.  Properly sealed and marked submittals shall be received NO LATER THAN the date and time stated above at McAllen ISD Purchasing Services, 4309 Warrior Drive, Bldg. C, McAllen, Texas, 78501-7734.  For additional information, contact: Julie Hernandez, at (956) 971-4466. 

ObamaCare Loophole – December Premium Can Be “Free”

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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A loophole in Obamacare regulations has health plans worried that people who bought coverage on the federal marketplace could skip their December payment and insurers would have few tools available to recoup that missed premium.

“People can get a free month of health care,” says one insurance industry official, who flagged the issue and requested anonymity to speak openly about the problematic guidance. “If they knew about the rule, they functionally wouldn’t have to pay for their last month of coverage.”

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Lockton & GetInsured Partner on Exchange

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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Mountain View, CA and Kansas City, MO – July 23, 2014 – GetInsured, a leading health insurance exchange platform, announced today it has partnered with Lockton, the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker, to offer employers customized health insurance solutions for employees who do not qualify for sponsored plans.

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CUNA Announces Health Insurance Program For Credit Unions

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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MADISON, Wis., July 23, 2014 – To build credit union members’ financial security, CUNA Mutual Group is launching the TruStage®  Health Insurance Program by joining forces with GoHealth, an industry-leader and private health insurance marketplace.

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Fringe Benefit Group Acquires The American Worker Plans

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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AUSTIN, Texas, July 23, 2014 — Fringe Benefit Group, an industry leader in the design, implementation and administration of benefits for hourly and part-time workers, today announced it has acquired The American Worker Plans, an Illinois-based Managing General Agent specializing in limited medical, voluntary and self-funded benefit options for employers with hourly and part-time workforces, from American Westbrook Insurance Services, LLC., a subsidiary of Hendricks Holding Company, Inc. Terms of the transaction, which includes all assets and trademark rights to The American Worker Plans, were not disclosed.

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