“Once tax season hits, people are going to freak out.” --insurance agent Holly McCombs on Obamacare reaction. She and her husband, car hauler David McCombs, remain insured off the ACA exchanges.
An FMCSA advisory committee discussion offered insight into how the agency will proceed with its rulemaking to increase liability insurance minimums and the potential consequences facing small business truckers if and when an increase occurs. ...
One insurance rep cites a likely 25 percent increase in premiums for independent owner-operators boosting $1 million liability coverage to $2M. More on FMCSA's expected insurance-hike proposal here.
Owner-operator Michael Wright, of Michigan, runs through health-insurance numbers as he contemplates potential moves in 2014 as the Affordable Care Act gets closer to implementation.
Owner-operators, are you seeing insurances rates on the new exchanges higher or lower than what you pay now for coverage, or are new requirements causing your current insurer to adjust rates? Weigh in via this ...
Only if insurance rates get reasonable, as it were, on the long-term basis.
The Department of Health and Human Services' first limited release of premium data in federally run health insurance exchanges under Obamacare has finally come down. Find it here.
For large carriers (more than 50 employees), paying the per-employee penalties after they opt for exchange-purchased and subsidized coverage could well mean considerably less money spent by the employer...
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