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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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Sicklerville couple fights health battles as son rallies support

Sicklerville couple fights health battles as son rallies support A PET scan is planned for Monday, and a CT scan is scheduled for Thursday. After that, Capps has an endoscopy, and then hopefully he'll get an idea of the treatments and prognosis that lie ahead. They have one plus going for them — Capps said […]

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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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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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InterWoven Health of Santa Barbara Raising Funds for Type 1 Diabetes Research

InterWoven Health of Santa Barbara Raising Funds for Type 1 Diabetes Research "We are excited for this opportunity to support JDRF," said Karin Gluck, co-owner of InterWoven Health. "While planning our business, one of the main things we wanted to make sure we did was to give back to our community. We feel that JDRF […]

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Health Capsules: Cosmetic surgeries top 15 million

Health Capsules: Cosmetic surgeries top 15 million More than 15 million cosmetic surgeries were performed in the U.S. last year, making 2013 the fourth consecutive year of growth for the plastic surgery industry. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), minimally invasive and … Full News here – Read more on Newsmagazinenetwork

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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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HEALTH: Free Health Screenings

HEALTH: Free Health Screenings Registered Nurses measure blood pressure, blood sugar, total cholesterol levels and check for anemia. The screenings are helpful in diagnosing problems that put people at high risk for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other health problems. At the … Full News here – Read more on WEAR

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Health fears over asbestos on site

Health fears over asbestos on site Asbestos is still cited as the single biggest cause of work-related deaths in the UK each year, with some 4,500 deaths attributed to mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, and diffuse pleural thickening, all caused by the material. Coun Ruth Duffy said … Full News here – Read more on Fleetwood […]

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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness Deane said rheumatoid arthritis is “an autoimmune disease, where the immune system attacks joints.” He said it's not “mechanical” like osteoarthritis. “The particular inflammation damages joints in a hurry and can be irreversible,” he said, adding that … Full News here – Read more on Newfalconherald

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N.Ky. Health Dept. has class in reducing diabetes

N.Ky. Health Dept. has class in reducing diabetes The Northern Kentucky Health Department will offer an introductory class to preventing Type 2 diabetes. The two-hour class is planned for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the Scheben Branch of the Boone County Public Library, 8899 U.S. 42, Union. Full News here – Read more on […]

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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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