The Dec Page
The Associated Press estimated that $684 million will be spent annually to market and promote Obamacare. That’s quite a budget!
We’ve seen a lot of creative marketing campaigns to sell insurance. Who doesn’t love the GEICO gecko’s accent? Then there’s the helpful and overly perky ‘Flo,’ who has over 5 million Facebook fans from selling Progressive insurance. My personal favorite is ‘Mayhem,’ who impersonates everything from a faulty bungee cord to a hot female jogger to show people why they need Allstate insurance.
At the Allegiance Bank Texas ACA seminar, I was asked to take out my "crystal ball" and predict what might be coming down the line for the ACA. I answered that my track record on predicting the ACA is pretty poor. Of course, that did not stop me from making some vague comments about what might change with the ACA.
Adams Insurance Service is proud to be a part of American Subcontractors Association Houston Chapter’s education series. Our Vice President of Risk Management, Mike Macomber, will present two of these five free 60 minute sessions hosted by industry experts.
Today's WSJ has a great op-ed about the slow-motion disaster that is the health exchange website:
HHS still refuses to disclose how much taxpayers shelled out for this exchange lemon. The money came from several ObamaCare, general HHS and Medicare accounts and flowed to more than 50 outside vendors, with several no-bid contracts awarded outside the normal procurement process.
Part 1 of my series made reference to a virtual DMV for health insurance. I have to retract that statement and apologize to the DMV. I have tried to log on and review quotes on a individual basis 7 times in the last two weeks. I have not been able to make it past the password creation screen.