Enrollment Fraud Crackdown Urged by Powerful Lawmaker Targeting Unscrupulous Obamacare Brokers

Good morning from Washington, D.C. Lawmakers and state officials are putting pressure on federal regulators to crack down on unscrupulous insurance agents enrolling individuals in Affordable Care Act plans without their consent. This issue has resulted in customers being denied coverage or facing unexpected bills for ACA tax credits they must repay. Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is preparing legislation to hold fraudulent brokers accountable, proposing that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid …

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Unauthorized ACA Plan Switching Sparks Controversy among Brokers and Consumers

Orlando, Florida – Some consumers in Affordable Care Act insurance plans are finding themselves unknowingly switched from one plan to another, causing potential disruptions in their ability to access medical care. This unauthorized enrollment or plan-switching issue poses a significant challenge for the ACA, with reports of rogue agents manipulating policyholder accounts in the federal marketplace to their advantage. This concerning trend was uncovered by an investigation conducted by KFF Health News. Brokers have raised …

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