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CMS Announces Quality Rating System for Qualified Health Plans

December 22nd, 2014 | by Deb Mabari

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Beginning in 2016, all Qualified Health Plan (QHP) issuers operating in healthcare exchanges will be required to submit strict quality data on a number of measures under the Center for Medicare and Medicaid’s (CMS’) Quality Ratings System (QRS).

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How the ACA Will Create a More Portable Workforce

July 8th, 2014 | by Deb Mabari

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Health insurance, pensions, retirement plans and other employer-sponsored benefits were originally created during World War II as a way for companies to be more competitive in attracting and retaining employees. Countless factors over the decades have changed the shape of company benefits, but the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is going to dramatically change the dynamic between employers and employees in the immediate future. Employees will no longer rely on employers for health insurance coverage, and what that will translate to is a more “portable” American workforce.

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