With the new health insurance mandated law coming up soon, we are starting to see some of the particulars trickle out and down. Something that really bothers me is we have a whole group of companies and agents that could be looking for work. At least drastically changing their business model to survive.
Car Insurance Boise
Home Insurance Boise
I have spoken to some agents and they may be looking into becoming Property and Casualty Licensed to help supplement their incomes.
Officials struggle to define navigator role in health exchange
If the 2012 Legislature approves of creation of a state-based health exchange – an online portal for purchasing medical insurance – officials will have a number of decisions to make concerning its operation and funding.
Navigators will serve essentially as public information officers for the exchange. They are tasked with conducting outreach and education campaigns, particularly in more rural parts of the state. They must provide impartial information about health plans offered by the exchange and should also have some existing relationships that would help in conducting job duties.
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House Minority Leader John Rusche, D-Lewiston, told IdahoReporter.com Friday that payments might come in the form of hourly wages or fee-for-service agreements between the state and navigators, though he says the final determination has yet to be made. “I have no idea how the payment structure will be,” Rusche said. “But, I doubt it will be a commission.”