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Understanding Health Insurance – April 20, 2014: HRA's and HSA's

Understanding Health Insurance – April 20, 2014: HRA's and HSA's HRA's: Health Reimbursement Arrangements are addressed in IRS code 106 ( c ) (2). An HRA uses employer money to cover out-of-pocket qualified medical expenses. A typical example of HRA would be an employer who has a benefit-rich health insurance … Full News here – Read […]

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Obamacare Triggers Jump in U.S. Consumers' Health-Care Spending

Obamacare Triggers Jump in U.S. Consumers' Health-Care Spending She couldn't afford it on her $ 11,000 yearly income until she became eligible for Medicaid in January through President Barack Obama's signature health care law. The law is prompting Beigel and others to spend more at the doctor's office and pharmacy. Full News here – Read […]

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Enrollments Exceed Obama's Target for Health Care Act

Enrollments Exceed Obama's Target for Health Care Act WASHINGTON — President Obama announced Thursday that eight million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including what the White House said were a sufficient number of young, healthy adults, a critical milestone … Full News here – Read more on New York […]

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Survey shows who gained health insurance from first open enrollment period

Survey shows who gained health insurance from first open enrollment period A new survey by the Urban Institute Health Policy Center has revealed more about the demographics of the estimated 5.4 million individuals estimated to be newly insured during the Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period. The quarterly Health … Full News here – Read […]

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Doctor shuns health-care insurance

Doctor shuns health-care insurance Dr. Mike Wulfers spoke at the regular meeting of the Cape County Tea Party on Tuesday night to talk about a unique method of health care — the concierge doctor. Wulfers said he's part of a "growing movement" in the country that strives to provide more … Full News here – Read […]

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Health care law's success may embolden Democrats

Health care law's success may embolden Democrats WASHINGTON – The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon. Activists in one Senate … Full News here – Read more on The Spokesman […]

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American-style health care system pushed in Canada

American-style health care system pushed in Canada VANCOUVER, British Columbia — During the year leading up to the 2008 presidential primaries, my insurance industry colleagues and I were working hard to influence the debate on health care reform. Our number one objective: make Americans so afraid of … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Gender therapy access pushed

Gender therapy access pushed City workers in Boston seeking gender reassignment surgery would for the first time have their care covered by health insurance under a City Council proposal supported by Mayor Martin J. Walsh. City Councilors at Large Michelle Wu and Ayanna Pressley … Full News here – Read more on Boston Globe

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Pick a health card over an OPD insurance

Pick a health card over an OPD insurance Apollo Munich's Maxima Complete health plan covers both hospitalisation and OPD treatment costs on a cashless basis in network hospitals and clinics. This plan also offers coverage for pharmacy bills, diagnostic tests, outpatient dental treatment … Full News here – Read more on Economic Times

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More Kids Are Getting Health Insurance

More Kids Are Getting Health Insurance… The percent of kids in the United States without health insurance fell more than 2 points in four years, but that has little to do with the Affordable Care Act. A new study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows that the percentage of uninsured … Full News here […]

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Hawaii's trailblazing healthcare underscores disparity

Hawaii's trailblazing healthcare underscores disparity Forty years ago, the state became the first to require employers to provide health benefits, codifying a tradition that grew out of Hawaii's agrarian past, when sugar and pineapple plantations employed doctors to care for their workers. That system has … Full News here – Read more on Los Angeles […]

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Cafero questions health insurance exchange enrollment

Cafero questions health insurance exchange enrollment Access Health CT, Connecticut's health insurance exchange, enrolled more than 197,878 individuals, but only 76,597 were enrolled with one of the three private insurance carriers. There were more than 121,281 enrolled in government-funded Medicaid, … Full News here – Read more on New Haven Register

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Health insurance deadline passes, 26000 in RI sign up

Health insurance deadline passes, 26000 in RI sign up The line was a couple dozen deep much of the day, the last day to sign up for Obama Care. “It'll help a lot. It's worth it,” Aaliyah Perez told NBC 10. The young Providence woman hasn't had health insurance, keeping her away from the doctor. […]

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Democrats, Republicans prepare for new round of battles over health-care law

Democrats, Republicans prepare for new round of battles over health-care law The first enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act ends at midnight Monday, closing one chapter on President Obama's landmark health-care law and paving the way for a new round of confrontations that could ultimately determine the law's long-term … Full News here – Read […]

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Deadline is Monday to sign up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov

Deadline is Monday to sign up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care law. So far, about 4 out of every 5 people enrolling have qualified for tax credits to reduce the cost of […]

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