Monthly Archives: September 2017

NAHU Press Statement on Graham-Cassidy Proposal

NAHU has met with bipartisan leadership in the House and Senate, as well as other industry stakeholders, to promote bipartisan measures for market stability. Unfortunately, we do not believe the current Graham-Cassidy proposal serves to stabilize the individual health insurance market and we have significant concerns that the lack of adequate guardrails for states applying for waivers could create instability in the employer-sponsored health plan market.

The proposal would dramatically restructure the ACA …read more….

 

Senate GOP tries one last time to repeal Obamacare

From Politico….

“Obamacare repeal is on the brink of coming back from the dead.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his leadership team are seriously considering voting on a bill that would scale back the federal government’s role in the health care system and instead provide block grants to states, congressional and Trump administration sources said. ”

Read More

 

 

NAHU President Mike Embry coming to visit Evansville

For Immediate Release: 9/11/2017

As part of Health Insurance Awareness Day for the City of Evansville NAHU President Mike Embry coming to visit

Evansville – National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) President, Mike Embry will speak to Indiana State Association of Health Underwriters (ISAHU) members in October.

“Mike is in a lot of demand right now, and we’re thrilled he’s coming to the state. His work in Washington this year is worth everyone’s time,” said ISAHU President, Denny Wright.

On October 12, which Mayor of Evansville Lloyd Winnecke has proclaimed Health Insurance Awareness Day, Mr. Embry will travel to Evansville for Southwest Indiana AHU’s monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at St. Vincent Manor Annex at 3700 Washington Ave., Evansville. SWIAHU is also celebrating Health Insurance Awareness Week during Mr. Embry’s visit. Registration is at-the-door at starts at 11:30. SWIAHU President Tom Gant reminds everyone, “Members are of course encouraged to attend and non-members are always welcome. Lunch will be provided, too.”  Please RSVP to Jill Dear.

Mr. Embry has been a very active member of NAHU and has received NAHU’s Distinguished Service Award and Legislative Achievement Award and annually receives the Triple Crown award since its inception in 2004. He became a lifetime and qualifying member of Leading Producers Round Table (LPRT) in 2009 and has been a member of the Soaring Eagle Club for the past three years.

The Indiana State Association of Health Underwriters represents brokers, agents, and health and life insurance professionals across Indiana plus Indiana’s seven local chapters. ISAHU supports its members’ health and financial security needs through charity events, networking, conferences and summits, and online learning. ISAHU also plays an active role in shepherding legislation in the Indiana House and Senate as well as maintaining close working relationships with Indiana’s Congressional and Senate delegation.

The National Association of Health Underwriters represents 100,000 professional health insurance agents and brokers who provide insurance for millions of Americans. NAHU is headquartered in Washington, DC.  For more information visit the NAHU website at www.nahu.org.

Contact:  Natalie Bunnell Media Relations
Southwest Indiana Association of Health Underwriters
(812) 468-0374
E-mail: Natalie.Bunnell@theHSAauthority.com