As we all wake up to this strange new post-election world, two things seem certain: 1) Very few, if any, of us saw this coming. 2) This changes everything.
I was confident that, one month before Election Day, we’d have a pretty good idea who our next president will be and how his or her proposals will affect the health insurance industry. Boy was I wrong.
As we near the end of the open enrollment season and begin another calendar year, it is important to look ahead and try to predict what will happen. It’s the only way we can properly advise our clients and it’s also the best way to grow our business. So I thought I’d peer into my crystal ball and tell you what I see.
Let’s face it, our health insurance system was broken long before the ACA. Something had to be done. But is it working?
For anyone who’d like a quick tutorial of the King v. Burwell Supreme Court case (or who needs to explain it to their clients), here it is in layman’s terms…
Heading into 2015, there were a couple pending decisions (the King v. Burwell Supreme Court case and the Save American Workers Act) that could lead to four very different outcomes for brokers and employers.