2015 enrollment

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Health insurers brace for last-minute exchange enrollment rush

With Monday's deadline for re-enrollment in Obamacare health plans looming, insurers are preparing for the possibility that million of customers could change plans.

UPMC Health Plan edges out Highmark on low premiums

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health Plan decreased its premiums significantly for policies being sold on the federal exchange this upcoming enrollment period, reports the  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Asian Americans face language barriers when purchasing health insurance

Most details regarding how to purchase health insurance are either in English or Spanish. This poses a problem for Asian American consumers who may experience a language barrier when it comes time to enrolling, reports  Kaiser Health News.

Government won't send notice when members switch insurance companies

Despite promises of a smoother enrollment process through the federal health insurance marketplace, some health insurance execs say the way the government plans to notify insurers about enrollment changes could cause confusion and lead to double-billing. 

HHS officials unveil Healthcare.gov improvements, promise longer testing

HealthCare.gov is new and improved, federal officials say, so insurers shouldn't be forced into dealing with the technical glitches that hampered open enrollment last year.

Exchange enrollment won't get easier

The recent insurance exchange enrollment surge doesn't guarantee millions of sign-ups for year two; for that to happen, federal health officials still have several improvements to make.

How to improve enrollment for 2015

Only one day after enrollment for the health insurance exchanges unofficially ended at midnight Monday, healthcare advocacy group Families USA outlined 10 ways to improve the exchange enrollment process next year.