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King v. Burwell to be decided soon

Supreme Court of The United States (SCOTUS) will control the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Whether you agree or disagree with the principles of the ACA, it is evident that a significant amount of human and financial capital … Continue reading

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The Affordable Care Act in front of the Supreme Court of The United States again

The latest constitutional question related to the Affordable Care Act was addressed on March 4, 2015 when the United State Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of King vs. Burwell. This decision could affect 38,000 enrollees in New … Continue reading

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New Year, New Ventures

Fourth quarter of 2014 has come and gone and because of some important initiatives here at Northeast Delta Dental, it went by fast. I truly can’t believe January of 2015 is halfway over. We had a great year at Northeast … Continue reading

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So Far, So Good: Open Enrollment and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

What a difference a year makes. The second Open Enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplaces in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont opened at midnight this past Saturday.  So far, so good.  This is a big change from the start … Continue reading

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Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Exchanges: Upcoming 2015 Changes

Coverage is available to firms with 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees through the SHOP Exchanges. One intent of the SHOP is to decrease small firms’ costs for health insurance coverage.  From 1999 to 2009, health insurance premiums increased 123 … Continue reading

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How would you assess the first year of the Affordable Care Act’s Performance?

With several technological issues of the Health Insurance Marketplace (exchange) rollout, frustration mounted as visitors to the HealthCare.gov website for Maine and New Hampshire and the Vermont Health Connect website for Vermont were hampered from enrolling in health coverage. Eventually, … Continue reading

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Considerations for Selecting a Stand-Alone Dental Plan

Effective January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires children to have dental coverage. (Major exceptions to this rule exist, including for those getting their health insurance through their employer.) Since pediatric dental coverage is now an “Essential Health … Continue reading

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