For those who already have health insurance, most fully expect their premiums to increase once the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act goes into full effect next year, a new poll indicates.
In an attempt to make the company leaner as it embarks in major restructuring, one of the world’s largest insurers is shedding thousands jobs from its payrolls.
For agents whose insurance leads primarily derive from customers in the New Hampshire area, recent testimony before a joint House and Senate panel suggests that industry professionals may want to make their clients more fully informed of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act before it’s officially rolled out in 2014.
Once agents actually meet the customers they learn about through insurance leads, they often find that they’ll have lots of different questions. One of the most common ones is how much coverage will cost them. While there are a variety of different factors that go into this assessment, a new study suggests that as a general rule, they haven’t materially increased nationwide.
According to the poll, which was conducted by global management consulting firm Accenture, more than nine in every 10 U.S. doctors – 93 percent – say they used electronic medical records on a regular basis.
According to the survey, which was conducted jointly by the Mayo Clinic and insurance firm Aviva USA, 90 percent of respondents – all of whom were not yet officially retired – said that they predict spending about 20 percent of their retirement savings on medical and dental coverage costs.
According to The Associated Press, the White House is in the midst of an effort to curry more positive feelings toward the ACA.
According to a new poll conducted by CareerBuilder, which was conducted between February and March, of the moms who responded to the survey, slightly more than one-third indicated they were the only income earner for the family.
As more health insurance leads develop before the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act goes into effect, the ultimate success of the reform law will ultimately rest on whether it lives up to its namesake, a new poll suggests.
Leads for insurance agents often originate from people who are looking to get coverage so that they can visit with their dentist to schedule a cleaning. It’s little wonder, because as a recent survey illustrates, many people who have to pay out of pocket for dental care are canceling their appointments because they don’t have the means with which to pay for their treatment.