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Bill to cut free health insurance for state retirees advances – Galesburg Register-Mail

CBS2 ChicagoBill to cut free health insurance for state retirees advancesGalesburg Register-MailBy DOUG FINKE SPRINGFIELD — A bill to eliminate a premium-free health insurance perk for state government retirees is on its way to the floor of the Illino…

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Health Insurance Infographics from HealthCompare Educate Today’s Consumers on … – San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Health Insurance Infographics from HealthCompare Educate Today's Consumers on …San Francisco Chronicle (press release)HealthCompare, a health insurance comparison site, releases Infographics to help consumers understand complex data regarding hea…

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Bill to cut free health insurance for state retirees advances – Suburban Life Publications

CBS2 ChicagoBill to cut free health insurance for state retirees advancesSuburban Life PublicationsBy DOUG FINKE SPRINGFIELD — A bill to eliminate a premium-free health insurance perk for state government retirees is on its way to the floor of the Ill…

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US needs better health care coverage, panel says – Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Morning CallUS needs better health care coverage, panel saysAllentown Morning CallBy Tim Darragh, Of The Morning Call The United States can have quality health care at a reasonable price, but a public divided over health care would first have…

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The Affordable Care Act is health-care justice for all – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesThe Affordable Care Act is health-care justice for allThe Seattle TimesIn the Supreme Court deliberations over the Affordable Care Act, guest columnist Diane Sosne says it is critical not to lose sight of the essential issue: Health-ca…

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Health care reform passes in Vt – WCAX

Health care reform passes in VtWCAXBy Susie Steimle – bio | email A happy exchange over the health care exchange– lawmakers shook hands in congratulations Wednesday, as they passed one of the most controversial bills of the session out of conference c…

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Environmental, health insurance bills become Md. law – Washington Times

Washington TimesEnvironmental, health insurance bills become Md. lawWashington TimesThe governor also signed a bill allowing the state to set up a health benefits exchange where residents and small businesses can buy benefits from private insurers in a…

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Illinois House panel targets retiree health care – NECN

Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteIllinois House panel targets retiree health careNECNSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers gave a preliminary nod to a money-saving move on Wednesday that would take away a big health care perk for retired government…

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Romney and Health Care – Huffington Post

The Seattle TimesRomney and Health CareHuffington PostMitt Romney, the soon-to-be Republican presidential nominee, has worked hard to distance himself from the Massachusetts health care reform law he championed during his single term as the state's…

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Explaining the (Temporary?) Decline in Health Care Spending – Forbes

Explaining the (Temporary?) Decline in Health Care SpendingForbesThe news is good: The growth in health care spending declined in 2009 and 2010, to just under 4 percent in both years. The bad news is that President Obama's health care law, if it su…

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DIY health care: The trouble with direct-to-consumer health screenings – Fox Business

DIY health care: The trouble with direct-to-consumer health screeningsFox BusinessFor those without medical insurance, the cost of a direct-to-consumer screening (also called a commercial screening) is likely less than going to a hospital and paying ou…

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UPMC, Highmark announce extension to regional health care contract through end … – The Republic

Pittsburgh Post GazetteUPMC, Highmark announce extension to regional health care contract through end …The RepublicThe University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Highmark Inc. have agreed to an 18-month extension on a regional health care contract t…

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The Preview Health Insurance Executives Don’t Want You to See – Huffington Post

Live Insurance NewsThe Preview Health Insurance Executives Don't Want You to SeeHuffington PostStarting this week one million Californians will pay hundreds of millions of dollars more for their health insurance. It's a plot right out of Ground…

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Bill to cut free health insurance for state retirees advances – The State Journal-Register

Evanston NowBill to cut free health insurance for state retirees advancesThe State Journal-RegisterBy DOUG FINKE A bill to eliminate the current health insurance premium subsidy for retired state employees and university workers is on its way to the Ho…

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First Health Insurance Retail Center Coming to New Jersey – MarketWatch (press release)

abc11.comFirst Health Insurance Retail Center Coming to New JerseyMarketWatch (press release)NEWARK, NJ, May 02, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Finding answers to health insurance questions or getting assistance to purchase a health insurance plan that is rig…

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