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The Gilmer Mirror
Narrow Marketplace Plans In Texas Pose Problems For Autistic Children - http://khn.org/news/narrow-marketplace-plans-in-texas-pose-problems-for-autistic-children/ AUSTIN — When Jennifer Nechetsky Maupin’s son was diagnosed with autism in May 2014 ...AUSTIN — When Jennifer Nechetsky Maupin’s son was diagnosed with autism in May
Narrow Marketplace Plans In Texas Pose Problems For Autistic Children - http://khn.org/news/narrow-marketplace-plans-in-texas-pose-problems-for-autistic-children/ AUSTIN — When Jennifer Nechetsky Maupin’s son was diagnosed with autism in May 2014 ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
AUSTIN — When Jennifer Nechetsky Maupin’s son was diagnosed with autism in May 2014, she and her husband quickly started looking into early intervention therapies for him. Their employers’ insurance plans offered limited coverage, so for 2015 the... Read more
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Business Wire
LiveHealth Online Psychology Supports Members with Stress, Anxiety, DepressionST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri membe
LiveHealth Online Psychology Supports Members with Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Business Wire / Posted 9 hours ago
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri members now have a more convenient and private way to access help for depression, anxiety and other types of mental illness. Members can use their smart phone, tablet or... Read more
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Business Wire
SCAN Health Plan Expands Provider Network in Los Angeles County With Addition of AltaMed Health ServicesLONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SCAN Health Plan announced today that Alta
SCAN Health Plan Expands Provider Network in Los Angeles County With Addition of AltaMed Health Services
Business Wire / Posted 9 hours ago
LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SCAN Health Plan announced today that AltaMed Health Services has joined the Medicare Advantage plan’s provider network, effective February 1. As a result, SCAN members in Los Angeles County now have access to an... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Higher Incidence of Cancer, Asthma Found in HaifaHaifa oil refineries at the port on the Mediterranean Sea.Photo Credit: public
Higher Incidence of Cancer, Asthma Found in Haifa
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 hours ago
Haifa oil refineries at the port on the Mediterranean Sea.Photo Credit: public domain A senior Health Ministry official confirmed Monday that a higher incidence of cancer and asthma has been found in Haifa. The data emerged from a study by a... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Florida taxpayers carry burden of high health insurance costs for state workers, retirees; state wants to reduceTALLAHASSEE — Skyrocketing health care costs paid by taxpayers and minimal cont
Florida taxpayers carry burden of high health insurance costs for state workers, retirees; state wants to reduce
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
TALLAHASSEE — Skyrocketing health care costs paid by taxpayers and minimal contributions from Florida's 173,000 state workers and retirees have prompted the Legislature to search for ways to bring down costs for health insurance. This year,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Three health insurance issues to track in 2016Health care costs in Massachusetts are among the highest in the nation, and the
Three health insurance issues to track in 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Health care costs in Massachusetts are among the highest in the nation, and they’re continuing to rise. Against that backdrop, representatives from several major health insurance companies convened Thursday to share their outlooks for the year. Their... Read more
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USA Today
Narrow marketplace plans in Texas pose problems for autistic childrenAUSTIN, Texas -- When Jennifer Nechetsky Maupin’s son was diagnosed with autism
Narrow marketplace plans in Texas pose problems for autistic children
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas -- When Jennifer Nechetsky Maupin’s son was diagnosed with autism in May 2014, she and her husband quickly started looking into early intervention therapies for him. Their employers’ insurance plans offered limited coverage, so for... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona's Affordable Care Act health-insurance signups slow in third yearHealth-insurance signups in Arizona cooled during the Affordable Care Act's thi
Arizona's Affordable Care Act health-insurance signups slow in third year
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
Health-insurance signups in Arizona cooled during the Affordable Care Act's third annual enrollment period, with slightly more than 203,000 residents re-enrolling or choosing a new plan, according to preliminary figures released by the U.S.... Read more
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Business Wire
President & CEO Judith L. Roman to Leave AmeriHealth New JerseyCRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmeriHealth New Jersey today announced that Ju
President & CEO Judith L. Roman to Leave AmeriHealth New Jersey
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmeriHealth New Jersey today announced that Judith L. Roman, president and CEO, has decided to leave the company to pursue new career opportunities. Roman took the helm in March 2006 and has heightened AmeriHealth New... Read more
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Business Wire
SCAN Health Plan VP of Pharmacy to Address National Conference Focused on Value-Based HealthcareLONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sharon K. Jhawar, PharmD, corporate vice p
SCAN Health Plan VP of Pharmacy to Address National Conference Focused on Value-Based Healthcare
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sharon K. Jhawar, PharmD, corporate vice president of pharmacy for SCAN Health Plan, will be among the featured speakers at the National Value-Based Payment and Pay for Performance Summit to be held February 17-19... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Affordable health care still a dreamALL OVER the country, we hear cries of patients who could die because of insuff
Affordable health care still a dream
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
ALL OVER the country, we hear cries of patients who could die because of insufferable hospital and doctors’ fees sooner than from their ailments. There is this joke which has passed on to reality of people surviving their hospitalization but dying... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Crackdown on landlords could see all rented properties require licencesLANDLORDS across the city could face new restrictions under plans to require li
Crackdown on landlords could see all rented properties require licences
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
LANDLORDS across the city could face new restrictions under plans to require licences for thousands of homes in Oxford. It requires landlords to make sure their properties meet fire, electric and gas safety standards and be in a good state of... Read more
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The Comet
‘People are moving out’ – Concern over growing number of bedsits in Stevenage’s Great Ashby area Concerns have been raised about the growing number of bedsits in the Great As
‘People are moving out’ – Concern over growing number of bedsits in Stevenage’s Great Ashby area
The Comet / Posted 5 days ago
Concerns have been raised about the growing number of bedsits in the Great Ashby area of Stevenage. A significant number of family homes which have... Read more
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walesonline
Campaigners against problems associated with student accommodation in Swansea have welcomed new rules over Houses of Multiple Occupation New council powers to clamp down on partying students in SwanseaOn a visit to Swansea, Welsh Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant announced
Campaigners against problems associated with student accommodation in Swansea have welcomed new rules over Houses of Multiple Occupation New council powers to clamp down on partying students in Swansea
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
On a visit to Swansea, Welsh Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant announced that from February 25 this year, Swansea and other councils in would have the power require landlords to seek planning consent for the conversion of a private dwelling... Read more
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Inquirier.net
HMOs: Providing plans under threat of being sued violation of our rightRequiring private health maintenance organizations (HMOs) to provide healthcare
HMOs: Providing plans under threat of being sued violation of our right
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Requiring private health maintenance organizations (HMOs) to provide healthcare packages for senior citizens under threat of being sued is a violation of their right as a corporate citizen, the Association of Health Maintenance Organizations of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Wrong to exempt lawmakers from gun banWHAT insanity is this? After including in the election gun ban the senators and
Wrong to exempt lawmakers from gun ban
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
WHAT insanity is this? After including in the election gun ban the senators and congressmen who are running for public office, the Commission on Elections is now saying that since they are still lawmakers pala they should be allowed to carry deadly... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
'I've doubled my yield through letting ex-council houses'One seasoned buy-to-let investor has discovered a trick that he thinks will hel
'I've doubled my yield through letting ex-council houses'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
One seasoned buy-to-let investor has discovered a trick that he thinks will help him weather the coming storm. Matthew Bennett, 47, the director of a care homes company based in Maidenhead, already has two properties in Clapham and Battersea, and... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Merrimack council OKs union contractsMERRIMACK - Five of six collective bargaining agreements before the Merrimack T
Merrimack council OKs union contracts
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
MERRIMACK - Five of six collective bargaining agreements before the Merrimack Town Council were approved and sent to the ballot Thursday, after all five unions agreed to steep reductions in their medical benefits. Unions representing the town police... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Citizens out of network on federal exchange coverageResidents applying for health insurance through healthcare.gov might be surpris
Citizens out of network on federal exchange coverage
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Residents applying for health insurance through healthcare.gov might be surprised to find the county hospital is now out of network. In the summer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas announced it would no longer offer the Preferred Provider... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
David Sayen: Choosing a hospital that’s best for youYou’ve probably read a restaurant guide or review before going out for a specia
David Sayen: Choosing a hospital that’s best for you
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 9 days ago
You’ve probably read a restaurant guide or review before going out for a special dinner. And you’ve probably scanned a consumer review or two before buying a new or used car. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a place where you could get information... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Asia Pacific outlookAsia-Pacific investors remain confident, with half of them expecting to increas
Asia Pacific outlook
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
Asia-Pacific investors remain confident, with half of them expecting to increase their portfolios this year, mostly by using debt. Identifying the different trends that will shape real estate investment in the Asia-Pacific region, Colliers... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Insurance companies seek Kansas law to allow network-only plansInsurance providers have asked lawmakers to allow them to offer new health plan
Insurance companies seek Kansas law to allow network-only plans
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Insurance providers have asked lawmakers to allow them to offer new health plans that would require individuals to exclusively use the insurer’s network of doctors and would mandate referrals from primary care physicians before covering specialty... Read more
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Investopedia
How Does Medicare Work After Retirement?Medicare Has Four Parts Part A (Hospital) pays for your care in a hospital, sk
How Does Medicare Work After Retirement?
Investopedia / Posted 12 days ago
Medicare Has Four Parts Part A (Hospital) pays for your care in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, nursing home (as long as it’s not just for custodial care), hospice and certain types of home health services. Part B (Medical) covers medically... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Navigators help Ohioans sign up for Obamacare coverage View Larger Before venturing out this week to meet with someone who can help
Navigators help Ohioans sign up for Obamacare coverage
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
View Larger Before venturing out this week to meet with someone who can help you sign up for coverage through healthcare.gov, a little homework is in order. An estimated 225,000 Ohioans had... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Pick a tour that's right for you and the world will open upThink of tours as an adventure Tours can be terrific ["Giving Group Tours a Mu
Pick a tour that's right for you and the world will open up
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
Think of tours as an adventure Tours can be terrific ["Giving Group Tours a Much Better Name," On the Spot by Catharine Hamm, Jan. 17]. You just have to pick the company with the itinerary that suits you. Many people are worried they won't like the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Health care community helps Flint respond to emergencyMona Hanna-Attisha: Detected high lead levels. Physicians in Flint sounded the
Health care community helps Flint respond to emergency
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 15 days ago
Mona Hanna-Attisha: Detected high lead levels. Physicians in Flint sounded the alarms early last fall about possible lead poisoning. Now, local health care providers and insurers are helping the city respond to the crisis. When the city switched... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Ted Cruz flubs his family's health insurance, blames (naturally) ObamacareNaturally, he blames the Affordable Care Act: "I’ll tell you, you know who one
Ted Cruz flubs his family's health insurance, blames (naturally) Obamacare
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
Naturally, he blames the Affordable Care Act: "I’ll tell you, you know who one of those millions of Americans is who’s lost their health care because of Obamacare? That would be me," he told an audience in Manchester, N.H., according to Politico. "I... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
California’s four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxesCalifornia’s four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in st
California’s four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxes
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
California’s four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in state back taxes — and at least $1 billion every year going forward — if a closely watched legal case does not break their way. Should that happen, insurance industry... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
California's four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxesCalifornia's four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in st
California's four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxes
Inside Bay Area / Posted 18 days ago
California's four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in state back taxes -- and at least $1 billion every year going forward -- if a closely watched legal case does not break their way. Should that happen, insurance industry... Read more
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The Daily Review
California's four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxesCalifornia's four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in st
California's four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxes
The Daily Review / Posted 18 days ago
California's four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in state back taxes -- and at least $1 billion every year going forward -- if a closely watched legal case does not break their way. Should that happen, insurance industry... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
California's four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxesCalifornia's four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in st
California's four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxes
Inside Bay Area / Posted 18 days ago
California's four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in state back taxes -- and at least $1 billion every year going forward -- if a closely watched legal case does not break their way. Should that happen, insurance industry... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
California's four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxesCalifornia's four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in st
California's four largest health plans could owe state $10 billion in back taxes
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 18 days ago
California's four largest health plans may be on the hook for $10 billion in state back taxes -- and at least $1 billion every year going forward -- if a closely watched legal case does not break their way. Should that happen, insurance industry... Read more
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Oxford Mail
HMO directives provide strict control on landlordsTHE Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) officers employed by the city council h
HMO directives provide strict control on landlords
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
THE Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) officers employed by the city council have very stringent rules of what is acceptable in terms of health and safety, insulation and living conditions. I believe Oxford has some of the highest standard HMOs in... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Enforcement teams crack down on rogue landlords with unlicensed HMOsCLAMPING down on rogue landlords by raiding unlicensed homes is vital to protec
Enforcement teams crack down on rogue landlords with unlicensed HMOs
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
CLAMPING down on rogue landlords by raiding unlicensed homes is vital to protecting tenants across Oxford. That is the message from the city council’s enforcement teams who investigate reports of landlords letting out homes that are unsafe or... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
HMOs: Top 5 streets in Oxford with shared homes are revealed but residents aren't happyNEIGHBOURS in a street where nearly half the properties are HMOs are calling fo
HMOs: Top 5 streets in Oxford with shared homes are revealed but residents aren't happy
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 days ago
NEIGHBOURS in a street where nearly half the properties are HMOs are calling for tougher policing of rogue landlords. Residents in Divinity Road are drawing a line and saying “enough is enough” after it emerged their street has the second highest... Read more
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Oxford Mail
HMOs: Top 5 streets in Oxford with shared homes are revealed but residents aren't happyNEIGHBOURS in a street where nearly half the properties are HMOs are calling fo
HMOs: Top 5 streets in Oxford with shared homes are revealed but residents aren't happy
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
NEIGHBOURS in a street where nearly half the properties are HMOs are calling for tougher policing of rogue landlords. Residents in Divinity Road are drawing a line and saying “enough is enough” after it emerged their street has the second highest... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Partnership aims to reduce hospital admissions for mental health conditionsHeather Rae, CEO, Common Ground: "The program is about providing quality altern
Partnership aims to reduce hospital admissions for mental health conditions
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 22 days ago
Heather Rae, CEO, Common Ground: "The program is about providing quality alternatives to psychiatric inpatient hospitalization, not about preventing needed admission." A partnership between Molina Healthcare of Michigan and mental health provider... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
HMOs seek mental health bidsA move is underway in Michigan to further privatize the public nonprofit mental
HMOs seek mental health bids
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 22 days ago
A move is underway in Michigan to further privatize the public nonprofit mental health system by turning over $2.4 billion in state funding to Medicaid HMOs, some of which are owned by for-profit insurers. The Lansing-based Michigan Association of... Read more
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Kirksville Daily Express
Northeast Missourians paying more for health insurance than residents in other parts of the state People signing up for health insurance made available through the Affordable
Northeast Missourians paying more for health insurance than residents in other parts of the state
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 24 days ago
People signing up for health insurance made available through the Affordable Care Act will pay more in northeastern Missouri than anywhere in the state... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
SENIOR Q&A: Help with relocating a parentQ: I visited my mother in Florida and realized I need to get more involved and
SENIOR Q&A: Help with relocating a parent
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Q: I visited my mother in Florida and realized I need to get more involved and maybe move her closer to me. What are some of the most important steps I need to take?A: First, consider an assessment by a geriatric care manager/aging life care... Read more
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The Jewish Press
IDF Official: 70% of Soldiers Gain Weight During ServiceAs part of Diabetes Awareness Month, the Knesset Health Committee discussed iss
IDF Official: 70% of Soldiers Gain Weight During Service
The Jewish Press / Posted 25 days ago
As part of Diabetes Awareness Month, the Knesset Health Committee discussed issues related to the disease and to weight gain in Israel. Itamar Raz, president of the Israel Diabetes Association, noted that in 1990 there were 280,000 diabetics in... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
The Federation to prepare 6 Michigan nonprofit systems for new world of at-risk managed care contractingCommentsEmailPrint As newly appointed CEO of The Federation, Bill Mayer, M.D.,
The Federation to prepare 6 Michigan nonprofit systems for new world of at-risk managed care contracting
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 25 days ago
CommentsEmailPrint As newly appointed CEO of The Federation, Bill Mayer, M.D., wants to help the six nonprofit health systems that have joined to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Access to Funds, Major Challenge in Nigeria's Healthcare System'As part of the efforts to boost quality healthcare delivery in the country, the
'Access to Funds, Major Challenge in Nigeria's Healthcare System'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
As part of the efforts to boost quality healthcare delivery in the country, the Chairperson of Hygeia Nigeria Limited, Fola Laoye, has reiterated that poor funding poses a major challenge to the healthcare sector. Laoye, who said this during the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Proposed employee benefits contract raises concernsEmployee representatives raised concerns on Wednesday that signing a new health
Proposed employee benefits contract raises concerns
Nevada Appeal / Posted 25 days ago
Employee representatives raised concerns on Wednesday that signing a new health maintenance organization (HMO) contract for the Nevada Public Employee Benefits Program would cost state workers another $100 a month. But Executive Officer Damon... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Insurers say ACA program, prescriptions are driving cost increasesBOSTON, JAN. 11, 2015….As health insurers sat before state officials Monday to
Insurers say ACA program, prescriptions are driving cost increases
WWLP Springfield / Posted 28 days ago
BOSTON, JAN. 11, 2015….As health insurers sat before state officials Monday to explain the math behind their rate increases, several pointed to an Affordable Care Act program and pharmaceutical spending — including six-figure price tags for annual... Read more
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KFDM Beaumont
Open enrollment for Affordable Care ends soon find out your optionsNEDERLAND- by Sarai Demien It's been a frustrating struggle for Cherie Trahan
Open enrollment for Affordable Care ends soon find out your options
KFDM Beaumont / Posted 28 days ago
NEDERLAND- by Sarai Demien It's been a frustrating struggle for Cherie Trahan and her husband trying to find the healthcare insurance they need. "In August we found out that me and my husband were expecting a baby and we went to find an OBGYN and... Read more
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Business Insurance
Big health insurer defections signal AHIP's fading cloutAetna Inc.'s departure from AHIP months after UnitedHealth Group Inc. bolted is
Big health insurer defections signal AHIP's fading clout
Business Insurance / Posted 28 days ago
Aetna Inc.'s departure from AHIP months after UnitedHealth Group Inc. bolted is further evidence that the large national insurers are increasingly happy to fight their own battles on Capitol Hill. Managing members of a trade group is often like... Read more
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Business Insurance
Big health insurer defections signal AHIP's fading cloutManaging members of a trade group is often like herding cats. Worse, actually.
Big health insurer defections signal AHIP's fading clout
Business Insurance / Posted 28 days ago
Managing members of a trade group is often like herding cats. Worse, actually. All kinds of cats — tabbies to lions. And the strain of corralling consensus is starting to fracture America's Health Insurance Plans, as the industry's for-profit giants... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California regulators are urged to scrutinize health insurance mega-mergersCalifornia is becoming a battleground state in the fight over health insurance
California regulators are urged to scrutinize health insurance mega-mergers
Los Angeles Times / Posted 28 days ago
California is becoming a battleground state in the fight over health insurance mega-mergers. Consumer advocates are putting pressure on regulators in California and a dozen other key states to scrutinize the deals amid concerns that consumers will... Read more
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