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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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Dr. Sport: Passaglia's inspiration recalled as he faces his own health fight

Dr. Sport: Passaglia's inspiration recalled as he faces his own health fight More blood tests and a CT scan are on Passaglia's to-do list in August, but first comes a trip booked months ago to visit family and friends in Italy. When the CFL Hall of Fame kicker went public in this space a month […]

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R.I. health insurance chief OKs lower rate increases for 2015

R.I. health insurance chief OKs lower rate increases for 2015 The majority of Rhode Islanders will pay more for health insurance in 2015 under the decision announced Thursday by the commissioner, Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner, but she said in an interview that rate hikes are being kept in check through increased … Full News here – […]

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Board OKs health insurance changes

Board OKs health insurance changes Prior to the vote, Superintendent Troy Gunderson explained that the district currently pays about $ 2.4 million per year for health insurance from WEA Trust. If the district were to adopt the same plan for next year as it had this year, costs would rise … Full News here – […]

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Men's health briefs

Men's health briefs How do health authorities tell how much fake Viagra is being consumed? They check the sewage. This is what Dutch authorities did and found two-thirds of drug sildenafil (Viagra) consumed in the Netherlands may not be legal. A letter published in the … Full News here – Read more on The Australian […]

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WI ACA Update: Over 130000 Wisconsinites Sign Up For Health Insurance

WI ACA Update: Over 130000 Wisconsinites Sign Up For Health Insurance … Madison, WI – Governor Scott Walker's administration released updated information Tuesday on the number of Wisconsinites who have signed up for health insurance under President Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the number of Wisconsinites who … Full News here – Read more on […]

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The White House Is Bribing Health Insurance Companies

The White House Is Bribing Health Insurance Companies Hidden in the midst of a 436 page regulatory update, and written in pure bureaucratese, the Department of Health and Human Services asked that insurance companies limit the looming premium increases for 2015 health plans. But don't worry, HHS hinted: … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Why Improving Access to Health Care Does Not Save Money

Why Improving Access to Health Care Does Not Save Money One of the oft-repeated arguments in favor of the Affordable Care Act is that it will reduce people's need for more intensive care by increasing their access to preventive care. For example, people will use the emergency room less often because they … Full News […]

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What to Do When You Lose Your Health Insurance

What to Do When You Lose Your Health Insurance With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed into law, how the nation is handling health insurance has obviously changed in recent years. But it still can be a frightening and frustrating prospect to lose your health insurance. So what … Full News here – […]

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Health Beat: Virtual pet game for asthma

Health Beat: Virtual pet game for asthma "Taking your inhaler with the right technique," said Alexander Ryu, Wellapets co-founder/CEO. "Taking your controller inhaler at the right time, learning how to avoid triggers and learning how to recognize your own asthma symptoms and take action for … Full News here – Read more on WFMZ Allentown

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