Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 05, 2012
With HHS’s recently issued rules on essential health benefits (EHBs), the health care industry now has specific guidance on the benefits options that will be offered via insurance exchanges in January 2014. In Atlantic Information Services's upcoming Dec. 12 webinar, “New HHS Essential Health Benefits Regulation: Insurance Exchange Strategies for Health Plans, Hospitals and Other Providers, and Brokers and Agents,” a three-person panel of experts will explain how organizations can translate this landmark regulation into success in the new health care marketplace.
The highlights of this long-awaited guidance have already made headlines everywhere, including HHS increasing the requirement in its previous draft on prescription drug coverage and a more flexible approach on plans having to meet a particular “metal” level with their offerings. But understanding the nuances will be critical for organizations interested in taking full advantage of the enormous opportunities ahead, with nearly 30 million exchange enrollees anticipated by 2019.
During this Dec. 12 webinar, Chip Kerby, an attorney at Liberté Group LLC, L.J. (Mac) McCarthy, president of McCarthy Actuarial Consulting, and Michelle Mudge-Riley, M.D., a physician, senior consultant and associate with McCarthy Actuarial Consulting will discuss what the essential benefits regulation means for health plans, hospitals and other providers, agents and brokers, and state health officials. In 60 minutes of presentations, and a concluding, 30-minute question-and-answer session, they will answer questions such as:
Visit http://aishealth.com/marketplace/c2m46_121212 for more details and registration information on “New HHS Essential Health Benefits Regulation: Insurance Exchange Strategies for Health Plans, Hospitals and Other Providers, and Brokers and Agents.”
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is a publishing and information company that has been serving the health care industry for more than 25 years. It develops highly targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. AIS products include print and electronic newsletters, websites, looseleafs, books, strategic reports, databases, webinars and conferences. Learn more at http://www.AISHealth.com.
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