Looking for health insurance for you or your family and your employer doesn’t offer it? The Commonwealth’s Health Insurance Connector’s Open Enrollment begins this year on November 1, and continues through January 31st, 2017. Massachusetts and federal law prohibit consumers from purchasing an insurance plan outside of the Open Enrollment period unless there is a qualifying event, such as a birth or adoption of a child, marriage, divorce, loss of insurance through employer, etc.
Starting October 1, health insurance companies in Massachusetts must provide online cost estimator tools for their members to compare the price and out-of-pocket costs of certain healthcare services, procedures, or hospital admissions.
On May 6 our Office partnered with Suffolk University Law School’s Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service to host a one-of-a-kind conference to discuss healthcare consumerism. The conference highlighted how price and information transparency can help consumers make better choices when it comes to …Continue Reading Empowering Healthcare Consumers: A Community Conversation
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