Our Blog: The New Healthcare Marketplace

America’s new market-driven healthcare system offers huge opportunities for all players in the commercial health insurance ecosystem – employers, advisors, professional benefits administrators, and carriers alike. Our blog presents vital information and knowledge you need to not only comply with, but also to benefit from, and win.
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Compliance with Transparency Mandates Is NOT Optional for Employers

The Implications of Non-Compliance Can Be Dire The phrase “transparency fines are coming” is now a moot point, because—like it or not—transparency fines are here, and enforcement has begun. With the pivotal July 1 deadline to meet the Machine-Readable Files (MRFs) provision of the Transparency in Coverage Rule now behind us, a shocking number of

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July 1 is “Healthcare Independence Day”

  Americans should now consider July 1 as “Healthcare Independence Day.” Why? Because on July 1, 2022 the nation can celebrate an incredible victory for the hundreds of millions of people who have been deprived, for far too long, of the real freedom to choose amongst healthcare providers who truly compete for their business—by offering

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Not Acting:  $35 Million in Annual Fines Await a Typical 500 Employee Non-Compliant Employer

The Biden Administration Will Fine Companies of All Sizes for Not Complying with the Transparency in Coverage Rules of the Affordable Care Act Health Plans, management consultants, TPA’s, and advisory brokers are being held accountable by employer groups to ensure compliance. Meanwhile, opportunistic vendors providing fractional solutions are underserving in this critical venture, leaving significant

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Insurers’ ‘Gaming’ of Obamacare Provision Seen Boosting Premiums

Larger companies typically sponsor self-funded health plans in which the employer pays most medical bills directly and hires third-party administrators to handle claims and help design plans. Those plans aren’t subject to the ACA’s medical loss ratio rules, but they can be affected. “When you look at the administrative services-only parts of those same entities,

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Our Take on the No Surprises Act, Transparency in Coverage Rule

An extraordinary transformation in commercial health insurance will begin on January 1 when the federal regulations known as the No Surprises Act and the Transparency in Coverage Rule usher in a new market-driven healthcare system. Many in the health insurance ecosystem view the requirements as hopelessly complex and onerous. Not us. TALON views these mandates

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TALON To Present Expert Insights On No Surprises Act, Transparency in Coverage Rule Compliance and Safe Harbor. LinkedIn Live Webinar, Thursday, Jan. 20th 2:00 PM EST

Join us on Thursday, January 20th for TALON’s first webinar in our series highlighting how to understand, assess, and prepare for this transformative legislation. TALON will highlight the critical steps to ensure compliance for key commercial health insurance stakeholders; employers and employees; plan advisors and brokers; and third-party administrators, ASOs, and insurance carriers. The webinar

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