Author Archives: William Perkins
As we look at the implementation of the new Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) requirements that go into effect in 2011, there are two issues that have been overlooked as unintended consequences. Before I discuss those however, I think is important … Continue reading
WA health isurance exchange: tough questions ahead
One big piece of reform that falls to the states is developing a health insurance exchange (or opting to let the Feds do it for them), and the Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner’s Realization Committee has put forward some … Continue reading
Will the medical loss ratio rules drive out carriers in WA?
Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have published a Health Policy Brief that looks at some of the issues related to the “medical loss ratio” requirement in the ACA, including whether it may drive some carriers out of … Continue reading