Archive for Day: April 28, 2010


New Mexico Health Insurance Blue Cross Blue Shield Rates Increase

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico health insurance (BCBSNM) has reached a settlement with the New Mexico Insurance Division and the state Attorney General’s Office on its individual market premium increase. In December 2009, the New Mexico Insurance Division approved a rate increase for BCBSNM individual plans for […]


COBRA Health Insurance Subsidies Extended Again

The COBRA health insurance premium subsidy period was recently extended to May 31, 2010, thanks to the passing of the Continuing Extension Act of 2010. The COBRA subsidy is available for up to 15 months. This act also provides that an individual who previously had a reduction in hours but […]


Aetna Health Insurance Extends Dependent Coverage

We know many families are worried about their dependents losing health insurance coverage when they graduate from high school or college or otherwise age out of coverage. Health care reform will address this issue nationwide later this year, when new regulations will go into effect. However, some plan sponsors may […]