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Brad Burd
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As Corporate General Counsel of GoHealth, Brad handles all of the company’s legal affairs, including commercial, regulatory, employment and corporate matters. Prior to coming onboard as General Counsel in 2011, Brad formally represented GoHealth as outside counsel for five years. Brad graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He later attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree.

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Open Enrollment: What is Different for Year Two?

(1) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 12:39 PM

Open Enrollment is in full swing for individual health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the second of its kind since the health reform law went into effect. Now in the second year, there are numerous changes and updates consumers should know about Open Enrollment to ensure that they...

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Courts Disagree Over Obamacare Subsidies

(7) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 6:55 PM

Two separate federal appellate courts issued contradicting decisions this week that could potentially impact how millions of people pay for health insurance.

Details on the Decisions

While the Affordable Care Act originally envisioned the states establishing and operating their own health insurance exchanges, it gave each state the option to...

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What's Next for Obamacare?

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 7:59 PM

With the completion of open enrollment for individual health insurance, the focus on Obamacare shifts from how many people signed up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act to who signed up. The latter will be a primary indicator for the cost of health insurance next year.

Surge of...

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The Next Big Obamacare Issue You Have Not Heard About...Yet

(1) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 3:27 PM

"If you like the plan you have, you can keep it." That pitch was one of the most effective arguments used by President Obama as he fought for health care reform early in his first term. In the past few weeks, however, it has become a major nuisance for both...

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Buying Health Insurance in 2014 and the Difference Between a Private Marketplace and a Public Marketplace

(17) Comments | Posted July 22, 2013 | 2:26 PM

It's amazing how time flies by. We are now less than three months from the first open enrollment period, which starts October 1 and consumers will be given their first opportunity to purchase health insurance with the new rules of Obamacare in place.

With open enrollment just around the...

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Will You Be Getting a Health Reform Subsidy?

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2013 | 12:10 PM

Let me give you the bad news first -- leaders in the health insurance industry are predicting steep rises in health insurance costs in 2014. The good news, however, is that under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some consumers will be eligible for a health insurance premium tax...

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To Expand or Not to Expand: Governors Decide Medicaid Fate

(1) Comments | Posted March 8, 2013 | 12:57 PM

When the Supreme Court made their final ruling about the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on June 28, 2012, it was decided that individual states have the right to choose whether or not they want to expand Medicaid in 2014. With most public attention focused on...

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Preparing for Reform: A Quick Update on New Guidelines for Employers

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2013 | 4:36 PM

Large businesses confused about complying with the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) received a little help recently from the Department of the Treasury and the IRS in the form of a new set of proposed ACA regulations. On Dec. 28, the IRS issued 144 pages of proposed...

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Big Business and Health Reform: What's Really at Stake?

(11) Comments | Posted December 5, 2012 | 6:39 PM

With the Affordable Care Act (ACA) going into full effect in 2014, the future of health insurance coverage at major corporations has received a high level of media attention lately. Several large, nationally recognized companies have indicated that they are mulling over other drastic measures to combat the increased costs...

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The Election and the Real Future of Medicare

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2012 | 12:29 PM

President Obama and Governor Romney see different futures for Medicare, the federally-funded health insurance program for senior citizens and disabled Americans. According to the most recent data, over 49 million Americans rely on Medicare. The Medicare trust fund that pays for hospital insurance is expected to run out...

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Can Romney Really Repeal Obamacare?

(120) Comments | Posted October 22, 2012 | 6:24 PM

Gov. Mitt Romney has repeatedly promised that, if elected, he would act on day one of his presidency to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As president, would Romney actually have the ability to repeal the ACA? If so, what would it take?

In order to actually repeal...

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Obamacare Versus Romneycare: How Similar Are They?

(15) Comments | Posted October 10, 2012 | 6:31 PM

With the presidential race in full swing, a main issue that continues to be discussed is health care. The terms "Obamacare" and "Romneycare" have become a regular part of the American vernacular.

What do those terms mean and how are President Obama's and Governor Romney's vision for health care different?

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