Effective October 1, 2017
MCC has recently learned of some very exciting news that will benefit all of our Medical Mutual clients! University Hospitals of Cleveland and Medical Mutual have come to an agreement to include the UH Main Campus in Medical Mutual’s SuperMed network. This has been a long time coming and now expands Medical Mutual’s already strong network to include the following hospital facilities: Read More
Anthem is leaving the Ohio ACA On Exchange Marketplace in 2018. While this is not shocking and just continues a domino effect of carriers leaving the healthcare.gov exchange, this will effect many Ohioans. Read More
Ohio Department of Insurance Adopts Transitional Relief Extension
In February 2017, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they would extend relief for grandmothered / transitional health plans through calendar year 2018. Read More
Simplify your benefit plans and educate your employees on what benefits are offered. Sounds easy right? Well many companies and organizations lack in this area. Read More
The PPACA or ObamaCare has driven businesses who historically were too small or were intimidated by the self-funded concept to consider this solution. Read More
THE INDIVIDUAL / FAMILY HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE IS NOW OPEN!
As many consumers know, the open enrollment period has started today and will run for until January 31st, 2017. There are some important items that you should remember as you look to renew or purchase a plan for January 1, 2017. Read More
IRS announces 2017 HSA and HDHP limits
The IRS has released new guidelines for HSA and HDHP health plans for 2017. Aside from an increase of $50 in the amount individuals may contribute annually to their HSA account, all other limits remained the same. Please see below: Read More
As many consumers know already, the individual health insurance marketplace here in Ohio has been in a state of change for the last few years. Consumers are seeing a wide spectrum of changes that may be helping or hurting them depending on their specific situation. There are many factors to consider when purchasing health insurance and here at MCC we feel that health insurance is not a “one size fits all” product.
With the Reinsurance tax ending soon, many carriers will be forced to make changes for 2017 plans. The Reinsurance payments were put in place by the PPACA (ObamaCare) law and they were meant to help stabilize the individual marketplace. This payment from the federal government to carriers was always temporary and now with it ending carriers are forced to make needed adjustments. Read More