The open enrollment period for ACA (Affordable Care Act) compliant plans was scheduled to be October 1, 2013 for plan effective dates of January 1, 2014. All compliant plans have been developed. The research and marketing has been done. The agent training is taking place throughout the nation; however, as of today, we do not have any rates to present.
As things continue to unfold and change, please know that I will be forwarding information to everyone through my blogs and newsletters as it becomes available to me. My sources of information are from Wellmark Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Iowa, National Association of Health Underwriters, Iowa Association of Health Underwriters, The Kaiser Foundation and the State of Iowa, to name a few.
So, my advice to you at this point is be aware, read the information provided and do not panic. If you have questions now, or going forward, please know that you can call me and I will advise you accordingly. Thank you for the professional confidence you put in me and Sears Insurance.