Health Insurers Exhale After Smooth Start to Open Enrollment

A flood of calls and applications in the first days of Obamacare’s second open-enrollment period didn’t crash the enrollment websites like last year, but it will take a few days to check the accuracy of the information insurers are getting from the exchanges. Continue reading

Impact of the New Health Law on the Digital Health Industry

This month’s newsletter is part 2 of a three-part series examining the new healthcare law’s impact on the technology sector. This month, we focus on the health insurer side. In the final Issue, we will look into the medical device industry to analyze its exposure and upside under the new health law.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Affordable Care Act”), passed in the spring of 2010, has some favorable provisions for health insurers. The law, after its full enactment in 2014, will require near universal coverage,  Continue reading