Following criticism from the health insurance industry, the federal government has backed off portions of its proposed rule that would more strictly regulate health plans' network adequacy at the federal level.
In response to concerns about the rise of narrow-network health plans, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners has proposed new regulations to ensure that the trend doesn't harm consumers' access to affordable, quality care.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners should transition from an association of state insurance commissioners to an organization that has the power and authority to represent states, says a former NAIC exec.
Open enrollment in health insurance exchanges should be delayed to avoid any potential "chaos" that may ensue after the Oct. 1 deadline, NAIC President Jim Donelon told Bloomberg.
Insurance regulators are no longer monitoring UnitedHealth's claims payment practices after they concluded the nation's largest insurer has met all requirements under a settlement agreement.
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) should take "whatever immediate actions are available" to exempt agents and brokers from the medical-loss ratio (MLR) requirement, says the
Despite decreasing premiums and cutting brokers' fees in an attempt to meet the new medical-loss ratio (MLR) requirements, most insurers still had MLRs that exceeded the law's limits, a new report
Officials with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) have told CQ HealthBeat that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services likely will see by mid-August the NAIC's final
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in Washington, D.C., failed to meet a June 1 deadline set by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to