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March 20, 2017

Today's Featured Story

What Role Will Carriers Play in Trump’s ACA Replacement Plan?
Reprinted from HEALTH PLAN WEEK

Leaders from some of the nation’s largest health plans, along with the industry’s two trade groups, turned up at the White House on Feb. 27 to meet with President Trump — and his recently confirmed HHS secretary — to discuss replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and strategies to stabilize the market in the short term.... Read Full Story

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Today's AIS Health Datapoint

$654.79 ... is the 2017 average premium for an individual-market on-exchange platinum-level PPO for a 40-year-old nonsmoker in the U.S. Only eight insurers offer platinum PPOs in 2017.



People on the Move

Adam Hamm joined the Chicago office of global consulting firm Protiviti as a managing director in its risk and compliance practice. Hamm served two four-year terms as the North Dakota Insurance Commissioner and served as president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners….PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services, Inc. appointed James M. Bargerstock chief financial officer. He will perform financial reporting, treasury, audit and accounting functions that previously were handled by Chief Administrative Officer Kimberly Anderson, allowing her to narrow her focus to human resources and billing and collections. Prior to joining PHOENIX, Bargerstock most recently served as vice president of accounting and administration/chief financial officer for SinterMet, LLC.


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