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Vail Daily
Controlling health costs will ‘take time’for buyers. Anthem Blue Cross is scaling back, and will offer plans only into a
Controlling health costs will ‘take time’
Vail Daily / Posted 5 hours ago
for buyers. Anthem Blue Cross is scaling back, and will offer plans only into a Health Maintenance Organization, or HMO. Rocky Mountain Health Plan is also scaling back, offering insurance over a smaller area of the mountains and Western... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Second Special Legislative Session leaves $347M deficit unpluggedmajor tax passed by the legislature this month, new revenues which constituted
Second Special Legislative Session leaves $347M deficit unplugged
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 7 hours ago
major tax passed by the legislature this month, new revenues which constituted essentially a sales tax. The added levy on HMO insurance policies is expected to produce $190 million towards plugging the $600 million deficit—a $550 in ‘sales taxes’... Read more
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The Hill
Don’t believe the critics, Aetna-Humana merger a good deal for consumersnot identical. But for antitrust purposes, substitutes need not be perfect to e
Don’t believe the critics, Aetna-Humana merger a good deal for consumers
The Hill / Posted 12 hours ago
not identical. But for antitrust purposes, substitutes need not be perfect to exert pricing discipline on each other. Take HMOs and PPOs, for example. No one disputes that they are substitutes, and that prices for one constrain prices for the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Blue Cross Philippines is now Pacific Cross PhilippinesLeading medical and travel insurance specialist Blue Cross Insurance, Inc. alon
Blue Cross Philippines is now Pacific Cross Philippines
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 hours ago
Leading medical and travel insurance specialist Blue Cross Insurance, Inc. along with its HMO subsidiary Blue Cross Health Care, Inc. have announced the change of their corporate names to Pacific Cross Insurance, Inc. and Pacific Cross Health Care,... Read more
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Business Insurance
Health insurer joins stampede to narrow networksis dropping health plans with the broadest networks sold on and off the exchang
Health insurer joins stampede to narrow networks
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
is dropping health plans with the broadest networks sold on and off the exchange and will push people toward its narrower HMO option called Blue Plus, according to the Star Tribune. Plans with more limited networks of doctors and hospitals... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Landlord fined £15,000 after putting tenants' lives at riskat risk has been given a £15,000 fine. Andrew Sadler was convicted of failing
Landlord fined £15,000 after putting tenants' lives at risk
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
at risk has been given a £15,000 fine. Andrew Sadler was convicted of failing to licence a house in multiple occupation (HMO) and five breaches of the HMO management regulations. The court heard the 46-year-old was investigated by Oxford City... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
BCBS to sell services to smaller Blues plans2011 Michigan Blue Cross paid $215 million for a minority interest in AmeriHeal
BCBS to sell services to smaller Blues plans
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
2011 Michigan Blue Cross paid $215 million for a minority interest in AmeriHealth Caritas, a profitable 15-state Medicaid HMO, which it now co-owns with Independence Health of Philadelphia. Blue Cross Complete is now a for-profit member of... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Thumbs Up/Downserve the MNsure/Obamacare customers. The insurance giant is going to continue
Thumbs Up/Down
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 3 days ago
serve the MNsure/Obamacare customers. The insurance giant is going to continue selling limited coverage under its Blue Plus HMO. The premise of Obamacare, that insurance companies must cover everyone, including those with pre-existing conditions,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insuranc
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insurance Co., Colorado Choice and Rocky Mountain HMO have submitted rate requests for 2017, ranging from 35 percent to 41 percent higher, on average, according to the state... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insuranc
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insurance Co., Colorado Choice and Rocky Mountain HMO have submitted rate requests for 2017, ranging from 35 percent to 41 percent higher, on average, according to the state... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insuranc
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insurance Co., Colorado Choice and Rocky Mountain HMO have submitted rate requests for 2017, ranging from 35 percent to 41 percent higher, on average, according to the state... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insuranc
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insurance Co., Colorado Choice and Rocky Mountain HMO have submitted rate requests for 2017, ranging from 35 percent to 41 percent higher, on average, according to the state... Read more
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WALB Albany
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insuranc
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insurance Co., Colorado Choice and Rocky Mountain HMO have submitted rate requests for 2017, ranging from 35 percent to 41 percent higher, on average, according to the state... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insuranc
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insurance Co., Colorado Choice and Rocky Mountain HMO have submitted rate requests for 2017, ranging from 35 percent to 41 percent higher, on average, according to the state... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insuranc
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insurance Co., Colorado Choice and Rocky Mountain HMO have submitted rate requests for 2017, ranging from 35 percent to 41 percent higher, on average, according to the state... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insuranc
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insurance Co., Colorado Choice and Rocky Mountain HMO have submitted rate requests for 2017, ranging from 35 percent to 41 percent higher, on average, according to the state... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insuranc
Many could face steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
ACA plans, affecting some 603,000 customers. In Colorado, Golden Rule Insurance Co., Colorado Choice and Rocky Mountain HMO have submitted rate requests for 2017, ranging from 35 percent to 41 percent higher, on average, according to the state... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Winnas & loozas reduxtheir homeowners insurance policies was reduced by almost two-thirds, from 75 p
Winnas & loozas redux
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 5 days ago
their homeowners insurance policies was reduced by almost two-thirds, from 75 percent of the assessment to 25 percent. 5. HMO Subscribers — Technically, lawmakers raised the annual tax rate on HMOs from 2.25 percent to 5.5 percent, but there’s... Read more
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MedCity News
Boeing bypasses health insurers in contract with MemorialCare health system: A sign of things to come?in Southern California during open enrollment this fall alongside some existing
Boeing bypasses health insurers in contract with MemorialCare health system: A sign of things to come?
MedCity News / Posted 7 days ago
in Southern California during open enrollment this fall alongside some existing options, including a Kaiser Permanente HMO. Coverage starts Jan. 1. MemorialCare, a large integrated health system spanning Los Angeles and Orange counties,... Read more
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11 News Houston
Feds target young adults for health insurance coverage outreachtheir benefits to be." Now he says policies are $100 to $200 more expensive and
Feds target young adults for health insurance coverage outreach
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
their benefits to be." Now he says policies are $100 to $200 more expensive and tend to be health maintenance organization (HMO) plans that have far smaller provider networks. AS CMS regularly notes, about 80% of those who buy plans on the federal... Read more
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Reuters
California regulator approves Aetna-Humana deal with conditionsthat it says will control health care costs in the state, such as minimum premi
California regulator approves Aetna-Humana deal with conditions
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
that it says will control health care costs in the state, such as minimum premium rate increases in the small group HMO business and about $50 million in community investments. The managed health care department's director, Shelley... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Lockheed machinist union takes one step toward strikeweek and posted on the union's website, the union wants to halve some of the co
Lockheed machinist union takes one step toward strike
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 days ago
week and posted on the union's website, the union wants to halve some of the co-pays on prescription drugs under the Aetna HMO policy, for example. It also wants the company to pay slightly more for the point-of-service care, if that is the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Why the Advocate-NorthShore merger is kick in Blue Cross' shinsknown as Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, acquired Highland Park Hospital. The
Why the Advocate-NorthShore merger is kick in Blue Cross' shins
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
known as Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, acquired Highland Park Hospital. Then, rates for the insurer's narrow network HMO plans climbed 52 percent at one hospital, the FTC found after that merger. (UnitedHealthcare and Aetna decline to comment... Read more
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examiner.com
Medicare Supplement Plan: Making a smart choicewill not pay. However, they limit their consumers according to specific network
Medicare Supplement Plan: Making a smart choice
examiner.com / Posted 11 days ago
will not pay. However, they limit their consumers according to specific networks of health care providers just like PPO and HMO. It is important to note that the cost of long term care is not covered by Medigap polices. The same is true with dental... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester landlords could be ordered to buy licenses in crackdown on slum conditionslandlords do not legally need a licence to rent out their property unless it is
Manchester landlords could be ordered to buy licenses in crackdown on slum conditions
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
landlords do not legally need a licence to rent out their property unless it is classed as a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO). HMOs are generally for larger properties with several residents. A similar scheme has been running in parts of Salford... Read more
12d
MedCity News
California is the latest to object to Anthem-Cigna mergergenerate an estimated $117 billion in annual revenue. Anthem would also become
California is the latest to object to Anthem-Cigna merger
MedCity News / Posted 12 days ago
generate an estimated $117 billion in annual revenue. Anthem would also become California’s largest health insurer, topping HMO giant Kaiser Permanente. In 2014, Anthem, Kaiser, Blue Shield of California and Health Net controlled 85 percent of the... Read more
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Advocate Tribune
June 20 has been declared “Dementia Friendly Day”of support that is available for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers.Fund
June 20 has been declared “Dementia Friendly Day”
Advocate Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
of support that is available for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers.Funding is being provided through Blue Plus (an HMO affiliate of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota), Medica Foundation, Stratis Health’s Building Healthier Communities... Read more
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Business Wire
Fallon Health Selects McKesson Diagnostics Exchangeranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is accredited by the National C
Fallon Health Selects McKesson Diagnostics Exchange
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
ranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit http://www.fallonhealth.org. About... Read more
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MedCity News
GAO reports critical of FDA's drug approval process add support to regulatory reform argumentit still plans to jack up premium rates at 9.8% for individual plans and 8.7% f
GAO reports critical of FDA's drug approval process add support to regulatory reform argument
MedCity News / Posted 12 days ago
it still plans to jack up premium rates at 9.8% for individual plans and 8.7% for small-group plans 9.5% to 16.5% for its HMO network. — Modern Healthcare More healthcare consolidation: Envision Healthcare and AmSurg merge. The deal makes good on... Read more
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dna
Maritime terrorism a big threat, says Rajnath Singhcoasts was exposed in 1993 when explosives were smuggled to Raigad and then in
Maritime terrorism a big threat, says Rajnath Singh
dna / Posted 12 days ago
coasts was exposed in 1993 when explosives were smuggled to Raigad and then in 2008 when terrorists attacked Mumbai," the HMO tweeted Rajnath as saying at a meeting here to review coastal security. We need to make our coastal security foolproof... Read more
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The Economic Times
Maritime terrorism a big threat, says Rajnath Singhcoasts was exposed in 1993 when explosives were smuggled to Raigad and then in
Maritime terrorism a big threat, says Rajnath Singh
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
coasts was exposed in 1993 when explosives were smuggled to Raigad and then in 2008 when terrorists attacked Mumbai," the HMO tweeted Rajnath as saying at a meeting here to review coastal security. "We need to make our coastal security foolproof... Read more
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The Financial Express
Maritime terrorism a big threat, says Rajnath Singhcoasts was exposed in 1993 when explosives were smuggled to Raigad and then in
Maritime terrorism a big threat, says Rajnath Singh
The Financial Express / Posted 12 days ago
coasts was exposed in 1993 when explosives were smuggled to Raigad and then in 2008 when terrorists attacked Mumbai,” the HMO tweeted Rajnath as saying at a meeting here to review coastal security. “We need to make our coastal security foolproof... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
CalPERS health premiums rising, but more slowlyhealth claims data, Madison said. “One of the things we’ve required over the y
CalPERS health premiums rising, but more slowly
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
health claims data, Madison said. “One of the things we’ve required over the years is more transparency,” Madison said. Members of CalPERS’ HMO plans will see an average increase of 4.1 percent. Rates for PPO members will climb... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Portion of state deficit plugged, income tax hike failsof what Edwards seeks. Roughly $190 million of that amount comes from a new tax
Portion of state deficit plugged, income tax hike fails
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
of what Edwards seeks. Roughly $190 million of that amount comes from a new tax on health maintenance organizations or HMOs. Essentially, House Bill 35 establishes a $550 levy on every $10,000 of HMO premiums. The bill’s author, Rep. Walt... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Landlord condemns council's plans for lettings licensesOxford city council took a 6 bed HMO off a landlord back in 2012, fined him and
Landlord condemns council's plans for lettings licenses
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Oxford city council took a 6 bed HMO off a landlord back in 2012, fined him and said he was an unfit and proper person to hold a HMO licence.. The property was handed back after a year ,the council were supposed to act as the landlord and carry out... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Annals of Obesity: Israeli Kids Drink More Soda than Americans, Arabs More than Jews [video]patients and two-thirds from indirect losses, such as reduced earning ability,
Annals of Obesity: Israeli Kids Drink More Soda than Americans, Arabs More than Jews [video]
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
patients and two-thirds from indirect losses, such as reduced earning ability, sick days and nursing care. Israel’s largest HMO, Maccabi Health Services, has submitted to the Health Ministry data suggesting it spends on diabetic patients 53% more... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
New licensing scheme will drive up rents in Oxford, landlords warnwould provide the best solution." At the moment the city council only requires
New licensing scheme will drive up rents in Oxford, landlords warn
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
would provide the best solution." At the moment the city council only requires landlords of homes in multiple occupation (HMOs) to acquire licences, which require them to ensure properties meet fire, electric and gas safety standards and be in a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
New licensing scheme will drive up rents in Oxford, landlords warnwould provide the best solution." At the moment the city council only requires
New licensing scheme will drive up rents in Oxford, landlords warn
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
would provide the best solution." At the moment the city council only requires landlords of homes in multiple occupation (HMOs) to acquire licences, which require them to ensure properties meet fire, electric and gas safety standards and be in a... Read more
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New York Post
‘Me Before You’ poses as a love story to push the culture of deaththat what he fears about the spread of euthanasia isn’t the “angel of mercy” wh
‘Me Before You’ poses as a love story to push the culture of death
New York Post / Posted 17 days ago
that what he fears about the spread of euthanasia isn’t the “angel of mercy” who pulls the plug at the hospital, or the HMO that declines to pay for medications. He fears what happens to the newly disabled person “who will be unduly seduced... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Healthcare Award Receives Over 1,259 NominationsSwiss Biostadt, JNCI, Pathcare, Clinix, MeCure, St Nicholas, Lagoon, Healthplus
Nigeria Healthcare Award Receives Over 1,259 Nominations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Swiss Biostadt, JNCI, Pathcare, Clinix, MeCure, St Nicholas, Lagoon, Healthplus, May and Baker, Greenlife, Hygeia, Redcare HMO, Smile 360 Dental, Renal Dialysis , Sproxil, Bridge Clinic, Nordica Fertility, Cathem Eye, Kidney Solutions, Eye... Read more
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Vail Daily
Colorado’s health insurance premiums set to rise againis dropping its PPO, which gives you access to Blue Cross/Blue Shield across th
Colorado’s health insurance premiums set to rise again
Vail Daily / Posted 19 days ago
is dropping its PPO, which gives you access to Blue Cross/Blue Shield across the country. It’s keeping its statewide HMO. Cigna is asking for a 9.5 percent increase. Kaiser is asking for a 13.6 percent increase. Colorado’s mountain resort... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana House starts voting on tax increase billsmost of the money would come from raising a tax on health maintenance organizat
Louisiana House starts voting on tax increase bills
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
most of the money would come from raising a tax on health maintenance organizations, although it’s quite likely that the HMOs will pass the tax onto consumers. The House has several other small tax bills it will consider Monday, meaning the... Read more
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Vail Daily
Health insurance premiums set to jump again in Coloradois dropping its PPO, which gives you access to Blue Cross/Blue Shield across th
Health insurance premiums set to jump again in Colorado
Vail Daily / Posted 19 days ago
is dropping its PPO, which gives you access to Blue Cross/Blue Shield across the country. It’s keeping its statewide HMO. Cigna is asking for a 9.5 percent increase. Kaiser is asking for a 13.6 percent increase. Colorado’s mountain resort... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana House starts voting on tax increase billsmost of the money would come from raising a tax on Health Maintenance Organizat
Louisiana House starts voting on tax increase bills
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
most of the money would come from raising a tax on Health Maintenance Organizations, although it’s quite likely that the HMOs will pass the tax onto consumers. The House has several other small tax bills that it will consider on Monday, meaning... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana House starts voting on tax increase billsmost of the money would come from raising a tax on Health Maintenance Organizat
Louisiana House starts voting on tax increase bills
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
most of the money would come from raising a tax on Health Maintenance Organizations, although it’s quite likely that the HMOs will pass the tax onto consumers. The House has several other small tax bills that it will consider on Monday, meaning... Read more
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Vail Daily
Health insurance premiums set to jump againis dropping its PPO, which gives you access to Blue Cross/Blue Shield across th
Health insurance premiums set to jump again
Vail Daily / Posted 19 days ago
is dropping its PPO, which gives you access to Blue Cross/Blue Shield across the country. It’s keeping its statewide HMO. Cigna is asking for a 9.5 percent increase Kaiser is asking for a 13.6 percent increase. Colorado’s mountain resort... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Scales of Justice: The latest results from Oxfordshire magistrates' courtsOliveria-Ramos, 36, of Long Close, Oxford, admitted failing to comply with the
Scales of Justice: The latest results from Oxfordshire magistrates' courts
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Oliveria-Ramos, 36, of Long Close, Oxford, admitted failing to comply with the management of houses in multiple occupation (HMO) regulations by failing to ensure his name, address and contact number were displayed in a prominent place in the HMO on... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
New state budget language outlines path to mental-health funding reworkcontroversial budget proposal by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder —which would have sh
New state budget language outlines path to mental-health funding rework
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 20 days ago
controversial budget proposal by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder —which would have shifted management of mental health funding to HMOs — into an action plan that I believe HMOs, mental health officials and families can get behind, at least for now. It... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Edwards to lawmakers: 'We have unfinished business'measures, another item that seems likely to pass is an increase in premium taxe
Edwards to lawmakers: 'We have unfinished business'
Southwest Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
measures, another item that seems likely to pass is an increase in premium taxes on health care organizations known as HMOs, to draw down additional federal health financing for the state. Lawmakers passed a similar measure in the first special... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Proposed ‘17 health-care premiums have Summit feeling sticker shockof Grand Junction. Anthem also decided to no longer offer individual PPO plans
Proposed ‘17 health-care premiums have Summit feeling sticker shock
Summit Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
of Grand Junction. Anthem also decided to no longer offer individual PPO plans next year, though will still provide HMO options. Both Rocky Mountain and Anthem requested expanded premiums, a statewide average of about 35 percent and 27... Read more
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