Online Insurance Brokers Eye Potential ACA Windfall
Online insurance brokers want consumers to use their websites to purchase health plans under the Affordable Care Act. In March, HHS approved partnerships between states and online insurance brokers but set strict standards on the information that the private websites must display. However, consumer advocates warn that the brokers might undermine the ACA by heavily promoting plans that pay a larger commission.
- "In Obamacare, Online Insurance Brokers See Potential Windfall" (Kliff, "Wonkblog," Washington Post, 4/8).