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April 10, 2017

Today's Featured Story    

Six Health Reform Changes Could Have Major Impact on Employers
Reprinted from HEALTH PLAN WEEK

The debate over repealing or reforming the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will have immediate consequences for individual market policyholders and Medicaid beneficiaries. But large employers also are bracing for potential fallout in their own employee benefit plans. Here’s a look at six health reform issues that could impact employers and the coverage they offer to employees... Read Full Story

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Today's AIS Health Datapoint

$5,702.33 ... is the average in-network individual deductible for Aetna's on-exchange silver-level plans. The average in-network out-of-pocket amount is $5,818.60 for these 86 plans in four states.



People on the Move

Virginia Premier Health Plan Inc. named Kurt C. Small chief operating officer. Small comes to Virginia Premier from Pittsburgh, where he was an executive with Highmark Inc. He succeeds Linda Hines, who was named CEO of Virginia Premier in late 2016….The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America promoted Jay Rosenblum to chief human resources officer. He previously was senior vice president and head of government affairs. Guardian appointed Laura D. Haines to succeed Rosenblum in that role….RowdMap promoted Josh Holmes to the new position of executive vice president of business development. He previously served as RowdMap’s vice president of business development. Holmes formerly was vice president of business development at Leverage Health and senior vice president of payer sales at NaviNet.


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