Tag: national association of insurance commissioners

The Next Big Thing in Network Adequacy: The NAIC Model Act

In November, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) will finalize the Network Adequacy Model Act – a draft bill designed to be used by states to enact provider access standards for private health insurance plans. Consumer representative Claire McAndrew explores what the act includes as well as areas for improvement.

The NAIC’s Summer Meeting: Updating Network adequacy and ACA Transparency Requirements

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has been hard at work updating a model state law governing the adequacy of health plan provider networks and revising the ACA-mandated summary of benefits of coverage for consumers. JoAnn Volk serves as a consumer representative to the NAIC and shares details from their recent national meeting as well as upcoming activities.

New Report on States’ Oversight of Health Plan Network Adequacy

The consumer representatives to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) released a report this week on state approaches to regulating and monitoring the adequacy of health plan provider networks. Sabrina Corlette provides this overview.

A Busy November Weekend: Launch of OE2 and the NAIC Fall National Meeting

November 15th marks the start not only of open enrollment into the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplaces, but also of the NAIC’s Fall National Meeting. And many of the same issues on the mind of health insurance consumers are also priorities for state insurance department officials. Sabrina Corlette will be attending the meeting and has this preview.

Update on Fixed Indemnity Insurance: No Longer an ACA Loophole?

In recent rulemaking, the Obama administration attempts to close a potential loophole in the Affordable Care Act – the sale of fixed indemnity insurance policies marketed to look like health insurance but leaving consumers without the same protections. Sabrina Corlette takes a look at the proposal and what it might mean for consumers.

NAIC Appoints Former Senator Ben Nelson as New CEO

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has appointed former Senator Ben Nelson as it's new CEO. As one of the NAIC's consumer representatives, Sabrina Corlette welcomes Senator Nelson to his new role.

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