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Health insurance tax credits could affect 2014 tax refunds

Health insurance tax credits could affect 2014 tax refunds This Aug. 21, 2014, photo shows health care tax forms 8962 and1095-A, in Washington. Who thinks about taxes around Labor Day? If you value your tax refund and you're one of millions getting a health insurance tax credit under President Barack Obama's … Full News here – […]

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4 Keys to Appealing Turned-Down Health Insurance Claim

4 Keys to Appealing Turned-Down Health Insurance Claim INSURANCE AGENT JO ANN CHARRON, left, talks with her administrative assistant Enedelia Morales during a meeting last month about details on a clients' insurance coverage at the Benefits Dallas offices in Dallas. Some consumers who purchased … Full News here – Read more on The Ledger

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Identity Thieves May Be After Your Health Insurance

Identity Thieves May Be After Your Health Insurance PITTSBURGH (CBS) — In the wrong hands your insurance card is worth a fortune. It's actually the largest target of identity thieves who want it to obtain free health care. “It is of more value than your credit card,” Darrell Langlois of Blue Cross Blue … Full […]

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Court rules against state in health-benefits case

Court rules against state in health-benefits case OLYMPIA, Wash. — The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld a lower court's ruling that says that damages to be paid to part-time state employees who were wrongfully denied health benefits must take into account more than actual … Full News here – Read more on HeraldNet

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Supreme Court rules against state in health-benefits case

Supreme Court rules against state in health-benefits case OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld a lower court's ruling that says that damages to be paid to part-time state employees who were wrongfully denied health benefits must take into account more than actual … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hawaii's Blue Startups looking for team with health care technology focus

Hawaii's Blue Startups looking for team with health care technology focus Hawaii-based venture accelerator Blue Startups said Wednesday that it is still accepting applications for its from health care-related startups for it fourth cohort, even though the deadline for most applicants was last week. The deadline to apply for … Full News here – Read […]

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Health Insurance Benefits – Can You Have It Your Way?

Health Insurance Benefits – Can You Have It Your Way? As the percentage of large employers that consider a shift to defined contribution and/or private exchange increases, the number of options – and flexibility in those options – must also increase. Consideration for those options rose last year from 14 … Full News here – […]

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MD's Health Insurance Exchange, Exelon's Push To Expand Its Holdings

MD's Health Insurance Exchange, Exelon's Push To Expand Its Holdings … While state officials say Maryland's new health insurance exchange website will be ready to go by the next open enrollment period in November… they also say that the nearly 79-thousand Marylanders who bought private coverage through the old system … Full News here – […]

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Exchange Director Carrie Banahan says getting people health insurance is

Exchange Director Carrie Banahan says getting people health insurance is … Banahan was executive director of the state Office of Health Policy when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed in 2010. Gov. Steve Beshear immediately gave her the task of investigating whether Kentucky should establish its own … Full News here – Read more […]

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Behind New York's 2015 health insurance rates

Behind New York's 2015 health insurance rates New Yorkers who purchased insurance from the state's much-touted health insurance exchange could see their premiums rise by as much as 19.7 percent or drop by as much as 12.9 percent in the coming year. The wild swing in fortunes are a product both of … Full News here […]

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State Employees Have Excellent Health Insurance

State Employees Have Excellent Health Insurance CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new report says the state of Wyoming pays for 85 percent of state employees' health care premiums. Nationwide, state government plans pay on average 84 percent of an employee's health care costs. The data was released by … Full News here – Read more on […]

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More ObamaCare woes: Congress must act to block health insurance bailout

More ObamaCare woes: Congress must act to block health insurance bailout As evidence mounts of a looming taxpayer-funded bailout of health insurance companies under ObamaCare, the urgency grows for Congress to take this possibility off the table for good. As expected, ObamaCare's costs are rising, and health insurers are … Full News here – Read more […]

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Judge OKs Indiana fight against health insurance subsidies

Judge OKs Indiana fight against health insurance subsidies INDIANAPOLIS | More than 110,000 Hoosiers are at risk of losing federal subsidies used to purchase private health insurance after a federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Republican Gov. Mike Pence and Attorney General Greg Zoeller … Full News here – Read more on nwitimes.com

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Bill would harm smaller employers' health care plans: Opinion

Bill would harm smaller employers' health care plans: Opinion By John Sarno. If the Legislature is serious about preserving employer-sponsored health care for workers and their families, it should amend the state's 10-year old MEWA law and permit employers to choose the plans that best meet their needs and bear … Full News here – […]

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State Employees Get Relatively Generous Health Insurance Package

State Employees Get Relatively Generous Health Insurance Package Researchers looked at what state employees from across the nation pay for their health insurance premiums. They found that in Oregon, the average total premium per employee was $ 1,284 a month, but that the state picked up an average 95 percent of the … Full News here […]

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