Editorial: Health insurance and the Golden Years

Column By Mike Bibb The following letter was recently sent to my legislative district’s Congressional members explaining total dismay at how much my life insurance renewal premiums were scheduled to increase. September 22, 2022 Dear Sen. Seminar, Sen. Kelly, and Rep. O’Halleran, Wizard of Id Comic By Mick Mastroianni and Johnny Hart How appropriate and … Read more

Ways and Means passes Smucker’s insurance transparency bill

The US House Ways and Means Committee last week adopted bipartisan legislation introduced by US Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) that would provide improved access to a summary of benefits and coverage explanation for group health plans and health insurance coverage. “I am pleased that our legislation to arm consumers with better information about their private … Read more

State, local organizations gear up for large-scale TennCare renewal | Health Care

The federal public health emergency has been renewed at least 10 times in 90-day increments since January 2020. For TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program, and health care advocacy organizations, each postponement means they have 90 more days to prepare for hundreds of thousands of people to reenroll in TennCare . Before the COVID-19 pandemic, a … Read more

Downtown’s Fearless plans to upgrade the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services via a $67M contract

Downtown Baltimore software company Fearless just landed a $67 million, four-year contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). According to Fearless, the deal is one of its largest digital transformation efforts since its founding. Through the contract, Fearless will be supporting recipients of both Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP, … Read more