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The Columbus Dispatch
HMOs making comeback in OhioFor health-care consumers, coverage often comes with a choice: a greater select
HMOs making comeback in Ohio
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 hours ago
For health-care consumers, coverage often comes with a choice: a greater selection of health-care providers or lower costs. These days, public opinion seems to be more mindful of the wallet. That has renewed interest among health insurers in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Storm Benefits strengthens foothold in Cebu Flexible benefits provider Storm Benefits Inc. is strengthening its presence
Storm Benefits strengthens foothold in Cebu
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Flexible benefits provider Storm Benefits Inc. is strengthening its presence in Cebu as part of its planned domestic expansion. After raising $4.3 million from Xurpas Inc. in the first quarter of 2015,... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Vote for someone who actually knowsTo the editor: Donald Trump calls Obamacare a disaster because rates are incre
Vote for someone who actually knows
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 2 days ago
To the editor: Donald Trump calls Obamacare a disaster because rates are increasing 40 to 50 percent. Apparently he doesn't know why. He also seems to think the Iran deal leaves Israel in deep trouble; apparently he also doesn't know Israel has 300... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Public to be consulted on HMO provisionCouncil news > Press Releases > 27/08/15 Councillors have agreed to hold
Public to be consulted on HMO provision
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 2 days ago
Council news > Press Releases > 27/08/15 Councillors have agreed to hold a public consultation on an over-provision scheme to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Organisation Assures Nigerians of Better HealthcareA non governmental organisation, Avon Healthcare Ltd (Avon HMO) has assured Nig
Organisation Assures Nigerians of Better Healthcare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A non governmental organisation, Avon Healthcare Ltd (Avon HMO) has assured Nigerians of its dedication and determination to ensure everyone has healthier and fuller lives through its health plan for healthcare services. This was according to the... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Tarzana woman fights health insurer in months-long wait for birth controlFrustrated by a potentially six-month wait to obtain birth control, a Tarzana w
Tarzana woman fights health insurer in months-long wait for birth control
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Frustrated by a potentially six-month wait to obtain birth control, a Tarzana woman has launched a social media campaign against her health insurer, saying the company’s list of physicians is misleading and a referral to an out-of-network provider... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Blue Cross Blue Shield NM to pull out of NM exchange; current individual policies will end Jan. 1Updated: 08/26/2015 6:22 PM | Created: 08/26/2015 6:11 PM By: Blair Miller, KO
Blue Cross Blue Shield NM to pull out of NM exchange; current individual policies will end Jan. 1
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 3 days ago
Updated: 08/26/2015 6:22 PM | Created: 08/26/2015 6:11 PM By: Blair Miller, KOB.com The president of Blue Cross Blue Shield New Mexico announced Wednesday that BCBSNM is pulling out of the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, potentially leaving... Read more
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OC Weekly
The 20 Best Lines From Matt Coker's Much-Missed A Clockwork Orange ColumnThe following appeared in Matt Coker's column A Clockwork Orange, which ran fro
The 20 Best Lines From Matt Coker's Much-Missed A Clockwork Orange Column
OC Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
The following appeared in Matt Coker's column A Clockwork Orange, which ran from 1996 to 2003. His hilarity still appears daily on Navel Gazing. Nov. 21, 1996: "There's got to be a morning after," a wooden Carol Lynley lip-synchs in The Poseidon... Read more
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Investopedia
How to Choose the Best Medicare Advantage PlanWhen it's time to sign up for Medicare, one choice you have is whether to stay
How to Choose the Best Medicare Advantage Plan
Investopedia / Posted 4 days ago
When it's time to sign up for Medicare, one choice you have is whether to stay with original Medicare or opt for one of the healthcare plans offered under Medicare Advantage (Part C of Medicare). Medicare Advantage plans provide a Medicare-approved... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Adoke Stopped Abba Moro From Hijacking 1,600 NIS JobsAbuja — Indications emerged last night that the immediate past Interior Ministe
How Adoke Stopped Abba Moro From Hijacking 1,600 NIS Jobs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Abuja — Indications emerged last night that the immediate past Interior Minister, Mr. Abba Moro, tried but failed to hijack the rescheduled recruitment of 1,600 Nigerians into the Nigerian Immigration Service. Investigations by Vanguard indicate... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
75% of Obamacare plans in California use narrow networks, study showsA new study finds that 75% of California's Obamacare health plans have narrow p
75% of Obamacare plans in California use narrow networks, study shows
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
A new study finds that 75% of California's Obamacare health plans have narrow physician networks -- more limited choices than all but three other states. The latest report examines health plans sold to consumers last year under the Affordable Care... Read more
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Business Wire
Dawn Carlsgaard Joins Munich Re as a Managed Care Underwriter for Managed Care and Reinsurance Solutions UnitPRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Munich Re today announced that Dawn Carlsgaar
Dawn Carlsgaard Joins Munich Re as a Managed Care Underwriter for Managed Care and Reinsurance Solutions Unit
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Munich Re today announced that Dawn Carlsgaard has joined the Munich Health North America reinsurance team as a Managed Care Underwriter in the Managed Care and Reinsurance Solutions unit. Dawn brings over 20 years... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Kevin Barry, you magnificent bastard, I read your antivaccine book!I don’t review books that often. The reason is simple. My posts for this blog s
Kevin Barry, you magnificent bastard, I read your antivaccine book!
ScienceBlogs / Posted 5 days ago
I don’t review books that often. The reason is simple. My posts for this blog sometimes take as much as a several hours to write (particularly my more “epic” ones that surpass 5,000 words), and I usually don’t have the time to add several more hours... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Cook County rethinks strategy as Obamacare pushes outpatient careBig changes are afoot at the Cook County Health and Hospitals System as it look
Cook County rethinks strategy as Obamacare pushes outpatient care
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
Big changes are afoot at the Cook County Health and Hospitals System as it looks to offer more services where patients want to go: convenient outpatient facilities. As it plans for the fiscal year beginning Dec. 1, Cook County Health aims to open... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Change - Aisha Buhari Reiterates CommitmentThe First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has said that since Nigerians has vote
Change - Aisha Buhari Reiterates Commitment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has said that since Nigerians has voted for change, they should be rest assured that positive change will soon be witnessed in the country. Aisha who spoke through the former Deputy Governor of Lagos state,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Nigerian Entrepreneur and Confinement of Entrepreneurial SpiritPort Harcourt — I WAS inspired to write this essay owing to the challenge an ac
The Nigerian Entrepreneur and Confinement of Entrepreneurial Spirit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Port Harcourt — I WAS inspired to write this essay owing to the challenge an acquaintance of a professional-associate of mine suffered in the hands of a service provider to her company. As a rule, he has to provide efficient service at all times,... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Molina eyes growth in revenue, members with HealthPlus dealChristine Surdock: Adding HealthPlus an opportunity to expand. Seeing a perfec
Molina eyes growth in revenue, members with HealthPlus deal
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
Christine Surdock: Adding HealthPlus an opportunity to expand. Seeing a perfect opportunity for growth, Molina Healthcare of Michigan, the state's second-largest Medicaid HMO, is expected to add $300 million in annual revenue as it absorbs the... Read more
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Philly.com
Independence Blue Cross grows by partnering, not merging"We believe that we are of a size that if we continue to go it alone, we will b
Independence Blue Cross grows by partnering, not merging
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
"We believe that we are of a size that if we continue to go it alone, we will be very successful, but we are very open to exploring strategic alliances, collaborations, and who knows what that means in terms of consolidations down the road," said... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Review shows feds misstated Arizona insurance co-op resultsPHOENIX (AP) - A review shows that a federal government analysis mistakenly det
Review shows feds misstated Arizona insurance co-op results
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 9 days ago
PHOENIX (AP) - A review shows that a federal government analysis mistakenly determined that Arizona's health insurance co-op had gotten only 4 percent of its projected enrollment last year when the number was much higher. The analysis by the... Read more
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Salon.com
Review shows feds misstated Arizona insurance co-op resultsPHOENIX (AP) — A review shows that a federal government analysis mistakenly det
Review shows feds misstated Arizona insurance co-op results
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
PHOENIX (AP) — A review shows that a federal government analysis mistakenly determined that Arizona’s health insurance co-op had gotten only 4 percent of its projected enrollment last year when the number was much higher. The analysis by the... Read more
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ABC News
Review Shows Feds Misstated Arizona Insurance Co-Op ResultsA federal government analysis that said Arizona's health insurance co-op had go
Review Shows Feds Misstated Arizona Insurance Co-Op Results
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
A federal government analysis that said Arizona's health insurance co-op had gotten just a fraction of its projected enrollment last year missed thousands of signups and incorrectly showed the state nonprofit set up under the Affordable Care Act... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Review shows feds misstated Arizona insurance co-op resultsPHOENIX (AP) - A review shows that a federal government analysis mistakenly det
Review shows feds misstated Arizona insurance co-op results
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 9 days ago
PHOENIX (AP) - A review shows that a federal government analysis mistakenly determined that Arizona's health insurance co-op had gotten only 4 percent of its projected enrollment last year when the number was much higher. The analysis by the... Read more
3 related stories
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Flint Township View
HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races kicks off todayRace week news conference features awards, local track star Flint, Mich., Aug.
HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races kicks off today
Flint Township View / Posted 11 days ago
Race week news conference features awards, local track star Flint, Mich., Aug. 19, 2015 – The seventh annual Crim race week news conference today set the stage for the 39th running of the famous 10-mile Crim race this weekend. The news conference... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races kicks off todayFlint, Mich., Aug. 19, 2015 – The seventh annual Crim race week news conference
HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races kicks off today
Grand Blanc View / Posted 11 days ago
Flint, Mich., Aug. 19, 2015 – The seventh annual Crim race week news conference today set the stage for the 39th running of the famous 10-mile Crim race this weekend. The news conference was held at HealthPlus’ headquarters in Flint. After opening... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races kicks off todayRace week news conference features awards, local track star Flint, Mich., Aug.
HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races kicks off today
Swartz Creek View / Posted 11 days ago
Race week news conference features awards, local track star Flint, Mich., Aug. 19, 2015 – The seventh annual Crim race week news conference today set the stage for the 39th running of the famous 10-mile Crim race this weekend. The news conference... Read more
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MLive.com
HealthPlus closing Saginaw, Troy offices, will keep half its staff after layoffsFLINT TWP, MI -- With layoffs, changes in services and the sale of its Medicaid
HealthPlus closing Saginaw, Troy offices, will keep half its staff after layoffs
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
FLINT TWP, MI -- With layoffs, changes in services and the sale of its Medicaid and MIChild business units, several major changes await incoming HealthPlus President and CEO Michael Genord as he steps into the job. In an interview with The Flint... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
HealthPlus nears turnaround as it prepares for business unit sale to MolinaPhoto by HealthPlus of Michigan Mike Genord, currently chief medical officer, w
HealthPlus nears turnaround as it prepares for business unit sale to Molina
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
Photo by HealthPlus of Michigan Mike Genord, currently chief medical officer, will succeed CEO Nancy Jenkins on Sept. 1. HealthPlus of Michigan, a Flint-based HMO under state supervision for financial losses since March, expects to complete its... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Newham landlords fined for failures under Licensing Scheme Council officers found a hole in the kitchen of a Forest Gate property A fem
Newham landlords fined for failures under Licensing Scheme
Newham Recorder / Posted 11 days ago
Council officers found a hole in the kitchen of a Forest Gate property A female landlord has been ordered to pay the council more than £10,000 for running an unlicensed rental property... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Anthem, Aetna and Other Health Insurers Throw Caution to the Wind With New DealsThe tacit acknowledgement that the merging parties have little to fear from tra
Anthem, Aetna and Other Health Insurers Throw Caution to the Wind With New Deals
TheStreet.com / Posted 13 days ago
The tacit acknowledgement that the merging parties have little to fear from traditional antitrust review of insurance mergers shows that companies have thought their transactions through. "The parties have picked their dance partners pretty... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Meridian Health Plan has second highest rate of HPV vaccinations in U.S. for female adolescentsMeridian Health Plan of Illinois has the second highest rate of human papilloma
Meridian Health Plan has second highest rate of HPV vaccinations in U.S. for female adolescents
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
Meridian Health Plan of Illinois has the second highest rate of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations for female adolescents among all health plans in the country reporting HEDIS data to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). In a... Read more
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The Barnsley Chronicle
Overcrowding hits Barnsley amid rumours of house sharesBARNSLEY is facing an overcrowding problem on a scale not seen before with repo
Overcrowding hits Barnsley amid rumours of house shares
The Barnsley Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
BARNSLEY is facing an overcrowding problem on a scale not seen before with reports of up to 14 people sharing two-bed homes. An influx of economic migrants has impacted on the private housing sector, with the council considering new licensing powers... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Operating income of Michigan Medicaid HMOs rises 295% in 2014The 12 Medicaid HMOs in Michigan were the big managed-care winners last year as
Operating income of Michigan Medicaid HMOs rises 295% in 2014
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 18 days ago
The 12 Medicaid HMOs in Michigan were the big managed-care winners last year as operating income rose 295 percent to $163.1 million from $41.2 million and enrollment increased by 21 percent to 1.6 million, driven by Medicaid expansion under the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Re-read: £35m Lime Street regeneration planning decisionThe applicants don't appear to be here, so planning officer now going through t
Re-read: £35m Lime Street regeneration planning decision
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
The applicants don't appear to be here, so planning officer now going through the scheme. And it is...rejected. No extended opening hours for the business. And that concludes today's council planning meeting. Thanks for reading - a full Lime... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Univita closed after failing to find financingUnivita of Florida, a health company in Miramar, closed abruptly and laid of hu
Univita closed after failing to find financing
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Univita of Florida, a health company in Miramar, closed abruptly and laid of hundreds of workers because it didn't have enough cash to keep operating, according to a letter the company sent employees. Univita couldn't find "additional funding... Read more
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heraldscotland
Glasgow entrepreneur cleans up in business after career changeWhat is your business called? White Pearl Cleaning Ltd. Where is it based? W
Glasgow entrepreneur cleans up in business after career change
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
What is your business called? White Pearl Cleaning Ltd. Where is it based? West end of Glasgow. What service does it offer? Commercial and domestic cleaning. Whom does it sell to? All sectors including private domestic clients, landlords,... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Godzilla vs. Mothra vs. You: The Health Care Industry ConsolidatesAnd the great fleas, themselves, in turn Have greater fleas to go on; While t
Godzilla vs. Mothra vs. You: The Health Care Industry Consolidates
Naked Capitalism / Posted 21 days ago
And the great fleas, themselves, in turn Have greater fleas to go on; While these again have greater still, And greater still, and so on. —The Siphonaptera Two salient characteristics of the huge and hugely complex health care industry — which... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Univita closed after failing to find financingUnivita of Florida, a health company in Miramar, closed abruptly and laid of hu
Univita closed after failing to find financing
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Univita of Florida, a health company in Miramar, closed abruptly and laid of hundreds of workers because it didn't have enough cash to keep operating, according to a letter the company sent employees. Univita couldn't find "additional funding... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Univita closed after failing to find financingUnivita of Florida, a health company in Miramar, closed abruptly and laid of hu
Univita closed after failing to find financing
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Univita of Florida, a health company in Miramar, closed abruptly and laid of hundreds of workers because it didn't have enough cash to keep operating, according to a letter the company sent employees. Univita couldn't find "additional funding... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Opera-singing Rusholme landlord guilty of breaching safety regulations after retrialAn opera-singing landlord has been found guilty of breaching safety regulations
Opera-singing Rusholme landlord guilty of breaching safety regulations after retrial
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
An opera-singing landlord has been found guilty of breaching safety regulations on a rented home for a second time - after a retrial. He was prosecuted in his absence and fined £15,000. Earlier this week Mr Wenner did appear at court to plead not... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
HMO bid is refused by city councilA bid to turn a house into HMO-rented accommodation was yesterday refused by Ox
HMO bid is refused by city council
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 24 days ago
A bid to turn a house into HMO-rented accommodation was yesterday refused by Oxford City Council because of the “number of HMOs” in the area. Property owner Sadegh Parvizi applied to get permission to rent the Headington Road property to up to five... Read more
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Oxford Mail
HMO bid is refused by city councilA bid to turn a house into HMO-rented accommodation was yesterday refused by Ox
HMO bid is refused by city council
Oxford Mail / Posted 24 days ago
A bid to turn a house into HMO-rented accommodation was yesterday refused by Oxford City Council because of the “number of HMOs” in the area. Property owner Sadegh Parvizi applied to get permission to rent the Headington Road property to up to five... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Landlords say licensing rules ‘price poorest out of homes’A LANDLORDS’ group has claimed strict rules for renting out shared houses is pr
Landlords say licensing rules ‘price poorest out of homes’
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 24 days ago
A LANDLORDS’ group has claimed strict rules for renting out shared houses is pricing some of the poorest tenants out of Oxford. The National Landlords Association (NLA) wants Oxford City Council to change its homes in multiple occupancy licensing... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Landlords say licensing rules ‘price poorest out of homes’A LANDLORDS’ group has claimed strict rules for renting out shared houses is pr
Landlords say licensing rules ‘price poorest out of homes’
Oxford Mail / Posted 24 days ago
A LANDLORDS’ group has claimed strict rules for renting out shared houses is pricing some of the poorest tenants out of Oxford. The National Landlords Association (NLA) wants Oxford City Council to change its homes in multiple occupancy licensing... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago's health care plans to cover gender reassignment servicesMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that transgender city employees will get
Chicago's health care plans to cover gender reassignment services
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that transgender city employees will get coverage for gender reassignment services under city health care plans beginning Oct. 1, making Chicago the largest city yet to implement such a change. The change... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Oscar Wants To 'Revolutionize' Health Care. But Will It Even Survive Covered California?Covered California made it official last week: After two years in the wildernes
Oscar Wants To 'Revolutionize' Health Care. But Will It Even Survive Covered California?
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Covered California made it official last week: After two years in the wilderness, UnitedHealthcare will return to the state's individual insurance market and begin selling health plans on California's exchange later this year. Not much can... Read more
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People Magazine
Ken Jeong: I Was an 'Intense' Doctor Before I Became an Actor "I was very happy," as a general practictioner, Jeong told critics at ABC's s
Ken Jeong: I Was an 'Intense' Doctor Before I Became an Actor
People Magazine / Posted 25 days ago
"I was very happy," as a general practictioner, Jeong told critics at ABC's summer press tour. "My wife still works part time at the HMO. All my best friends are doctors. The last six... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Univera pulls out of safety-net programsUnivera Healthcare is getting out of the business of providing health insurance
Univera pulls out of safety-net programs
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
Univera Healthcare is getting out of the business of providing health insurance through government safety-net programs like Medicaid and Child Health Plus, turning over control and management of its Univera Community Health operation to its... Read more
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Forbes
My Wife's Losing Her Obamacare Coverage Because The Insurer Lost $400 MillionDr. Merrill Matthews, Blue Cross saves a ton of cash if they can put everyone o
My Wife's Losing Her Obamacare Coverage Because The Insurer Lost $400 Million
Forbes / Posted 26 days ago
Dr. Merrill Matthews, Blue Cross saves a ton of cash if they can put everyone on an HMO that pays ZERO if they go out of their skinny networks. They used to pay Usual, Customary and Reasonable (UCR) expense when a customer saw a medical provider in... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Arizona's health insurance co-op sees enrollment soarThe nonprofit co-op health insurance plan created in Arizona to provide competi
Arizona's health insurance co-op sees enrollment soar
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 26 days ago
The nonprofit co-op health insurance plan created in Arizona to provide competition to traditional insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act has seen enrollment soar above projections after a dismal 2014 start that was highlighted in a recent... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Laid-off employees sue Univita HealthUnivita Health, which laid off more than 1,000 employees last week, is being su
Laid-off employees sue Univita Health
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
Univita Health, which laid off more than 1,000 employees last week, is being sued by employees who claim they were not given 60 days' notice of the layoff. Lead plaintiff Omar Olivier was fired as a senior business data analyst at Univita Health... Read more
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