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Anthem and MDwise to Exit Insurance Exchange Market in Indiana

June 27, 2017


Last week Anthem and MDwise announced that they’ll both exit the insurance exchange market in 2018, only one year after UnitedHealthcare exited. The departure by Anthem and MDwise will leave Hoosiers in most areas of the state with two carrier options for 2018 – CareSource Indiana, Inc. and Celtic Insurance Co. which sells policies under the name of Managed Health Services (MHS) in the state of Indiana.

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Will the Better Care Reconciliation Act Replace the ACA?

June 23, 2017

It’s been a big week for news on health care! News of changes in Indiana’s individual market have certainly provided a good deal of fodder for discussion among individuals and benefits professionals alike. We’ll be sharing more about those impacts as we continue to monitor the changes. For now, let’s turn our focus to the story that’s playing out on a national stage this week.

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2017 Trends and Healthcare Reform [Video]

May 23, 2017

The state of health care is constantly changing, especially now with the Trump Administration in full effect. FirstPerson Managing Director and General Counsel, Katy Stowers, shares trending updates centered around the Affordable Care Act and what this might mean for employers. Watch the video or read the transcript below to learn more.

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Getting Hip with HIP 2.0

May 11, 2017

Hoosiers, you’re HIP. Not only are you HIP, but you’re also in a position of incredible political influence with regards to the future of health care in the United States.

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A New Health Plan Option for Small Business: Modified Self-Funding

February 28, 2017

Small business owners across Indiana are likely all too familiar with the challenges presented with rising healthcare costs. Like their large group colleagues, premiums seem to soar year in and year out. Small businesses, however, are not afforded nearly as many options to reduce premiums through plan design, wellness strategies, and other tactics.

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