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Employer-based health insurance takes a hit

Employer-based health insurance takes a hit New data from health insurance providers suggests more than 1.7 million people lost coverage through their jobs between October 2013 and March of this year. Analysts, though, put off making sweeping judgements about any connection to the Affordable … Full News here – Read more on World Magazine

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Ulster rejects review of all dependents on county health insurance

Ulster rejects review of all dependents on county health insurance KINGSTON — In the wake of an audit finding oversight and compliance of health insurance eligibility in the county's Personnel Department lacking, the county Comptroller's office says the department's is dodging responsibility. The audit and report … Full News here – Read more on Times […]

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Registered nurse from Rancho Palos Verdes sentenced for health insurance fraud

Registered nurse from Rancho Palos Verdes sentenced for health insurance fraud A registered nurse from Rancho Palos Verdes who operated a home health agency based in Los Angeles was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for orchestrating a $ 5 million Medicare fraud scheme involving kickbacks to doctors and patients who did … Full News […]

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Proper health insurance plans essential for senior citizens

Proper health insurance plans essential for senior citizens Investing in a senior health insurance plan has a true significance and relevance. When people fall ill in old age, they face difficulty in seeking quality treatment due to the expensive treatment cost. A health insurance cover will make it easy for … Full News here – […]

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Health Subcommittee Discusses Legislative Proposals to Prevent Insurance

Health Subcommittee Discusses Legislative Proposals to Prevent Insurance … The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing to review legislative solutions to protect Americans from the president's broken health care law. "Today's hearing is once again about … Full News here – Read more on Insurance […]

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Missed deadline to buy health insurance? Maybe not

Missed deadline to buy health insurance? Maybe not And that brings us to the topic of health insurance. No matter the season, living without insurance is a gamble, and a stressful one at that. For the young and seemingly healthy, catastrophic illness or injury tend to strike without warning, along with … Full News here […]

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What Americans think about health insurance & hiring practices [infographic]

What Americans think about health insurance & hiring practices [infographic] According to the report, smoking and being overweight are associated with higher health care costs, and even the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) allows for higher insurance premiums for smokers. Some would argue that allowing … Full News here – Read more on LifeHealthPro

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Health Insurers Set To Give Out More Obamacare Refunds

Health Insurers Set To Give Out More Obamacare Refunds President Barack Obama is accompanied by Morgan Theriot, of Silver Spring, Md., as he stands with families who benefitted from the health care law provision that provides consumers with a refund if their insurance company doesn’t spend the majority … Full News here – Read more […]

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Blacks with depression and diabetes receive inadequate mental health treatment

Blacks with depression and diabetes receive inadequate mental health treatment A new study in General Hospital Psychiatry confirms that Blacks with depression plus another chronic medical condition, such as Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure, do not receive adequate mental health treatment. Those who do seek treatment for … Full News here – Read more […]

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Jefferson Parish Council delays action on health insurance carrier

Jefferson Parish Council delays action on health insurance carrier The Jefferson Parish Council on Wednesday put off selection of a new health insurance carrier, one that would provide a high-deductible option for parish workers in addition to a health maintenance organization-type plan. At present, the parish's 3,000 … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Health insurance may no longer be affordable for some Tennesseans

Health insurance may no longer be affordable for some Tennesseans The three-judges panel ruled the wording in the Affordable Care Act doesn't allow the Internal Revenue Services to provide tax credits to people who got insurance through federal exchanges. Without those subsidies, health insurance premiums could jump, … Full News here – Read more on WBIR-TV

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New Hampshire residents won't immediately lose health insurance tax credits

New Hampshire residents won't immediately lose health insurance tax credits … Nothing will immediately change for New Hampshire residents as a result of two conflicting court rulings on the availability of tax credits for people who purchased health insurance in states with federally managed exchanges, state and federal … Full News here – Read more […]

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Mo., Ill., among states that may lose health insurance subsidies

Mo., Ill., among states that may lose health insurance subsidies Updated at 12:15 p.m. with more details. WASHINGTON • President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other … Full News here – Read […]

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Is it time to give the boot to employer-based health insurance?

Is it time to give the boot to employer-based health insurance? Consider this: the Supreme Court ruling shines the light on deeply conflicting views that Americans hold about their employers' roles in providing health insurance. On one hand, many are sympathetic to the justices' view that the owners of companies … Full News here – […]

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Column having health coverage

Column having health coverage So, it's a welcome change to see an aspect of health in Kentucky portrayed in a positive way – that is, the state's success with implementing the Affordable Care Act. As the headline of Gov. Steve Beshear's May 29 editorial on the Huffington Post … Full News here – Read more […]

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