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The Champaign News-Gazette
Study: Carle among 10 most profitable hospitalstreating higher proportions of Medicare and uninsured patients and those locate
Study: Carle among 10 most profitable hospitals
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
treating higher proportions of Medicare and uninsured patients and those located in an area with a dominant insurer or HMO tended to be less profitable, the study found. So were those that had higher expenditures per adjusted discharge. “A... Read more
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Hillside Suburban Life
Know Your Board: DuPage High School District 88 Board of EducationGabriela Jurkiewicz said. ■ “Overall, our renewal for our two primary medical
Know Your Board: DuPage High School District 88 Board of Education
Hillside Suburban Life / Posted 12 hours ago
Gabriela Jurkiewicz said. ■ “Overall, our renewal for our two primary medical programs, one being the PPO and the other an HMO product, the PPO is going to be reflecting an increase next year of 5.5 percent … and that will be offset by the HMO,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Lies, Lies, & OMG More Lies...with the insurance companies. They have such good leverage that my premiums are
Lies, Lies, & OMG More Lies...
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
with the insurance companies. They have such good leverage that my premiums are going up “only” 9.8% this year for a basic HMO plan. Based on what I hear from others, I should be thankful for just a 9.8% increase. This isn’t a new development.... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
TOM PHILPOTT: Panel votes to end pay-benefit slide, tweak ex-spouse lawrejected most fee increases, but agreed to streamline and narrow TRICARE option
TOM PHILPOTT: Panel votes to end pay-benefit slide, tweak ex-spouse law
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
rejected most fee increases, but agreed to streamline and narrow TRICARE options to a health maintenance organization (HMO) and preferred provider organization (PPO). The HMO would still be called TRICARE Prime. TRICARE Standard, the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Teachers uncertain how upcoming budget will impact benefits, paymirroring Shelby County Government's health insurance plan for active and pre-6
Teachers uncertain how upcoming budget will impact benefits, pay
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
mirroring Shelby County Government's health insurance plan for active and pre-65 retirees, with three choices, including a HMO and two HRA plans. A budget overview claims it would provide the same services and save money. SCS is also considering... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Application to turn former corner shop into bedsits is withdrawnGrimsbury Road was subject to an application to Cherwell District Council to co
Application to turn former corner shop into bedsits is withdrawn
Banbury Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Grimsbury Road was subject to an application to Cherwell District Council to convert it into a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) – specifically 12 bedsits, half of which were to be double occupancy meaning 18 people could call it home. The... Read more
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New York Post
$82B budget includes new precinct, $50M swimming pooldown the way they wanted, and they haven’t been able to get the MetroPlus numbe
$82B budget includes new precinct, $50M swimming pool
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
down the way they wanted, and they haven’t been able to get the MetroPlus numbers up.” MetroPlus is the hospital system’s HMO plan. Despite the crisis, the mayor pledged to reduce the hospital workforce through attrition and without... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Blue Cross confirms it’s reached agreement with HCAprovider network May 1 for most of its group health plans sold to employers, in
Blue Cross confirms it’s reached agreement with HCA
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
provider network May 1 for most of its group health plans sold to employers, including the BlueChoice PPO/POS plans and the HMO Blue Texas plans. Several hundred thousand Texans are covered by those insurance plans. Blue Cross is “gratified that... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Dozens of local women get abortions each year108 of Fulton County's 140 abortions in 2014 were covered financially through M
Dozens of local women get abortions each year
The Leader-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
108 of Fulton County's 140 abortions in 2014 were covered financially through Medicaid. Fourteen were funded through an HMO, seven through other insurance, and seven through self-pay. Of Montgomery County's 148 abortions, 115 were paid for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Methodist: Blue Cross Blue Shield reaches deal with HCA in Texason the vast majority of Blue Cross’ group health insurance products sold to emp
Methodist: Blue Cross Blue Shield reaches deal with HCA in Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
on the vast majority of Blue Cross’ group health insurance products sold to employers — the BlueChoice PPO/POS plans, HMO Blue Texas plans and Traditional/Par Plan. Several hundred thousand Texans are covered by those health plans. Blue Cross... Read more
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Philly.com
Tandigm helps deliver better care, lower costsindependent, Coletta said. Doctors do not become Tandigm employees, but their
Tandigm helps deliver better care, lower costs
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
independent, Coletta said. Doctors do not become Tandigm employees, but their patients who are enrolled in Independence HMOs or Independence Medicare Advantage plans become part of the group overseen by Tandigm. Each month, Independence sends... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
5 things to know about Affordable Care Act marketplace in Arizonaonly preferred-provider organization (PPO) plan sold on Arizona's marketplace t
5 things to know about Affordable Care Act marketplace in Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 days ago
only preferred-provider organization (PPO) plan sold on Arizona's marketplace this year, with all other insurers selling HMO plans with smaller provider networks. Some insurers continue to sell "off-exchange" PPO plans. A Kaiser Family... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Preliminary Nevada PEBP budget should maintain existing benefitspositions, increasing PEBP’s total enrollment and, therefore, premium costs. Sh
Preliminary Nevada PEBP budget should maintain existing benefits
Nevada Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
positions, increasing PEBP’s total enrollment and, therefore, premium costs. She said the potential change in the program’s HMO vendor also could increase costs. Finally, she pointed out that some of the benefit enhancements the program has... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Redbridge landlords risk criminal record if property licence not heldapply for a licence from Redbridge Council or risk criminal prosecution. The l
Redbridge landlords risk criminal record if property licence not held
Ilford Recorder / Posted 11 days ago
apply for a licence from Redbridge Council or risk criminal prosecution. The licence is for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) - buildings three or more stories high, have five or more people in one household and who share amenities. The scheme... Read more
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express
Residents fear bid to turn PORN HUB into huge houses will 'attract migrant workers'support- over fears the new accommodation will attract migrants workers. Resid
Residents fear bid to turn PORN HUB into huge houses will 'attract migrant workers'
express / Posted 14 days ago
support- over fears the new accommodation will attract migrants workers. Residents want to keep porn studio over fear HMO building will attract migrant workers Neighbours of the blue movie hub have even threatened to leave the area over... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Porn studio's neighbours campaign against plan to convert building into housing- because they prefer the porn stars. But owner Mike Hobbins wants to transfor
Porn studio's neighbours campaign against plan to convert building into housing
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
- because they prefer the porn stars. But owner Mike Hobbins wants to transform it into a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) with 20 double rooms, which he says would help solve the city’s housing crisis. Residents outside the building in... Read more
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Daily Star
'Keep our porn studio' Angry residents beg to save kinky blue movie basefor live streaming porn until recently. But owner Mike Hobbins wants to transf
'Keep our porn studio' Angry residents beg to save kinky blue movie base
Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
for live streaming porn until recently. But owner Mike Hobbins wants to transform it into a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) with 20 double rooms to help solve Bristol's housing crisis. Residents fear the development will "bludgeon the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Caregiver’s Guide To Medicare For Momdrug coverage). Also, find out whether the person is in Original Medicare, in a
Caregiver’s Guide To Medicare For Mom
The Post-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
drug coverage). Also, find out whether the person is in Original Medicare, in a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) or in any other type of Medicare health plan. If the Medicare card for the person you care for is not available... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Medicaid HMOs grow bottom lines after expansion in Michigan Healthy Michigan aims to improve access to high-quality health care and encou
Medicaid HMOs grow bottom lines after expansion in Michigan
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 15 days ago
Healthy Michigan aims to improve access to high-quality health care and encourage healthy behaviors among low-income Michiganders, while reducing uncompensated care and the number of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Panama Papers: Companies have been buying up flats in Glasgow’s plush west endunclear who lives in the flats, but two of the three firms applied to the local
Panama Papers: Companies have been buying up flats in Glasgow’s plush west end
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
unclear who lives in the flats, but two of the three firms applied to the local council for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) license. Owning property though offshore firms attracted criticism in the early part of the decade after it was... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
A healthy profit: Medicaid HMOs grow bottom lines after expansion in Michigan Rick Murdock, executive director, Michigan Association of Health Plans Medic
A healthy profit: Medicaid HMOs grow bottom lines after expansion in Michigan
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 15 days ago
Rick Murdock, executive director, Michigan Association of Health Plans Medicaid HMOs in Michigan increased profitability significantly the past two years under the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Medicaid HMOs score big under Healthy Michigan Jon Cotton: "Better than we expected." Medicaid expansion in Michigan has pa
Medicaid HMOs score big under Healthy Michigan
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 15 days ago
Jon Cotton: "Better than we expected." Medicaid expansion in Michigan has paid off handsomely for most of the state's 14 Medicaid HMOs. The three biggest Medicaid HMOs in Michigan — for-profits... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Fewer student houses on Winchester estate than feared, survey findsfewer than the 400 estimated by residents who warned the community was at “brea
Fewer student houses on Winchester estate than feared, survey finds
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
fewer than the 400 estimated by residents who warned the community was at “breaking point”. Houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) are popular with young people due to their reduced rents, but late night parties and anti-social behaviour have caused... Read more
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heraldscotland
Revealed: Panama firms buying up the west end of Glasgowunclear who lives in the flats, but two of the three firms applied to the local
Revealed: Panama firms buying up the west end of Glasgow
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
unclear who lives in the flats, but two of the three firms applied to the local council for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) license. Owning property though offshore firms attracted criticism in the early part of the decade after it was... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Surprise medical bill protection signed into lawdoctors who were not members of the patients' insurance networks. The new law
Surprise medical bill protection signed into law
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
doctors who were not members of the patients' insurance networks. The new law extends protections previously in place for HMO members to members of PPOs and exclusive provider plans, or EPOs. It bars patients from being billed for emergency... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Doctors Unsure About How To Talk With Patients About End-of-Life Carephysicians receive training in end-of-life discussions and have time to carry t
Doctors Unsure About How To Talk With Patients About End-of-Life Care
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
physicians receive training in end-of-life discussions and have time to carry them out, said Dr. Ruma Kumar, the HMO's regional medical director of supportive care services. Kaiser Permanente looks to nurse practitioners, registered... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan legislators put halt to controversial plan to reform state's mental health systemThe other shoe dropped this week in Lansing concerning the ongoing battle betwe
Michigan legislators put halt to controversial plan to reform state's mental health system
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 17 days ago
The other shoe dropped this week in Lansing concerning the ongoing battle between Medicaid HMOs and mental health organizations over Michigan's $2.4 billion Medicaid behavioral health budget: the Michigan Legislature. On Tuesday, House and Senate... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Doctors Unsure About How To Talk With Patients About End-of-Life Carephysicians receive training in end-of-life discussions and have time to carry t
Doctors Unsure About How To Talk With Patients About End-of-Life Care
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
physicians receive training in end-of-life discussions and have time to carry them out, said Dr. Ruma Kumar, the HMO's regional medical director of supportive care services. Kaiser Permanente looks to nurse practitioners, registered... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Blue Cross opposes Advocate-NorthShore hospital mergerAdvocate Health Care, Illinois' largest hospital chain. Last fall, the health
Blue Cross opposes Advocate-NorthShore hospital merger
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Advocate Health Care, Illinois' largest hospital chain. Last fall, the health insurer teamed with Advocate to offer a new HMO plan to individuals and small businesses buying coverage on the Illinois exchange. The new insurance product built on a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tribune coverage: FTC fights NorthShore-Advocate mergerAdvocate Health Care, Illinois' largest hospital chain. Last fall, the health i
Tribune coverage: FTC fights NorthShore-Advocate merger
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Advocate Health Care, Illinois' largest hospital chain. Last fall, the health insurer teamed with Advocate to offer a new HMO plan to individuals and small businesses buying coverage on the Illinois exchange. The new insurance... You could say... Read more
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MedCity News
Survey reveals EHR providers haven't caught up with advanced care planning reimbursementphysicians receive training in end-of-life discussions and have time to carry t
Survey reveals EHR providers haven't caught up with advanced care planning reimbursement
MedCity News / Posted 18 days ago
physicians receive training in end-of-life discussions and have time to carry them out, said Dr. Ruma Kumar, the HMO’s regional medical director of supportive care services. Kaiser Permanente uses “physician extenders” — nurse... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Northwestern, Blues testify against big hospital mergerHahm. But in a line of questioning by Advocate attorney Robert Robertson, Hamm
Northwestern, Blues testify against big hospital merger
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 19 days ago
Hahm. But in a line of questioning by Advocate attorney Robert Robertson, Hamman acknowledged that the Blue Care Direct HMO that Blue Cross offers with Advocate has been successful in improving quality and lowering costs, and it would be a... Read more
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Northern Echo
Tough new rules on Durham City's student digs - but are they too little, too late?a Durham University lecturer and principal of Trevelyan College, said too many
Tough new rules on Durham City's student digs - but are they too little, too late?
Northern Echo / Posted 19 days ago
a Durham University lecturer and principal of Trevelyan College, said too many houses had already been converted to HMOs and some areas of the city were “totally student”. Additionally, the council had granted planning permission for more... Read more
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Northern Echo
Tough new rules on student digs - but are they too little, too late?a Durham University lecturer and principal of Trevelyan College, said too many
Tough new rules on student digs - but are they too little, too late?
Northern Echo / Posted 19 days ago
a Durham University lecturer and principal of Trevelyan College, said too many houses had already been converted to HMOs and some areas of the city were “totally student”. Additionally, the council had granted planning permission for more... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
NorthShore, Advocate battle FTC in court over mergerlater. Greene, however, criticized the proposed product, calling it “old wine
NorthShore, Advocate battle FTC in court over merger
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 21 days ago
later. Greene, however, criticized the proposed product, calling it “old wine in a new bottle.” He said it's just an HMO by another name. “You get less, you pay less,” Greene said. But Robert Robertson, representing Advocate, said the... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
NY opens insurance enrollment to domestic violence victimsany member of a household who is a victim, including those who are unmarried an
NY opens insurance enrollment to domestic violence victims
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 21 days ago
any member of a household who is a victim, including those who are unmarried and dependents. Insurers are Affinity, CDPHP HMO, Emblem HIP, Empire HMO, Excellus, Fidelis, HealthFirst, HealthNow, Independent IHBC, Metro Plus, MVP Health Plan, North... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
NY opens insurance enrollment to domestic violence victimsany member of a household who is a victim, including those who are unmarried an
NY opens insurance enrollment to domestic violence victims
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 21 days ago
any member of a household who is a victim, including those who are unmarried and dependents. Insurers are Affinity, CDPHP HMO, Emblem HIP, Empire HMO, Excellus, Fidelis, HealthFirst, HealthNow, Independent IHBC, Metro Plus, MVP Health Plan, North... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY opens insurance enrollment to domestic violence victimsany member of a household who is a victim, including those who are unmarried an
NY opens insurance enrollment to domestic violence victims
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 21 days ago
any member of a household who is a victim, including those who are unmarried and dependents. Insurers are Affinity, CDPHP HMO, Emblem HIP, Empire HMO, Excellus, Fidelis, HealthFirst, HealthNow, Independent IHBC, Metro Plus, MVP Health Plan, North... Read more
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Island Packet
NY opens insurance enrollment to domestic violence victimsany member of a household who is a victim, including those who are unmarried an
NY opens insurance enrollment to domestic violence victims
Island Packet / Posted 21 days ago
any member of a household who is a victim, including those who are unmarried and dependents. Insurers are Affinity, CDPHP HMO, Emblem HIP, Empire HMO, Excellus, Fidelis, HealthFirst, HealthNow, Independent IHBC, Metro Plus, MVP Health Plan, North... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Filipino entrepreneur builds a company to save livesemergency response]. It just has to be understood by businesses on how we can c
Filipino entrepreneur builds a company to save lives
Manila Standard Today / Posted 23 days ago
emergency response]. It just has to be understood by businesses on how we can complement other medical services. We are not HMO [health maintenance organization] or insurance company. Others call our service employee safety program or private... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
FTC heads to trial to stop Advocate-NorthShore hospital mergercombined institution to create a new health insurance plan whose price would be
FTC heads to trial to stop Advocate-NorthShore hospital merger
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
combined institution to create a new health insurance plan whose price would be 10 percent below the region's lowest-priced HMO. Trial basics The FTC seeks a preliminary injunction to temporarily halt the merger so it could pursue its antitrust... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
UnitedHealth starts pulling out of Obamacare, but will anybody notice--or care?in the first quarter of 2016. (Gallup) Here's how small a factor United has be
UnitedHealth starts pulling out of Obamacare, but will anybody notice--or care?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
in the first quarter of 2016. (Gallup) Here's how small a factor United has been: In Georgia in 2015, United had 9,933 HMO enrollees, or a market share of 4.47%. UnitedHealthcare Life Insurance had another 825 members. The big players were... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
How to sort through your maze of medical billspaid. The same thing happens with the anesthesiologist. Florida law prohibits
How to sort through your maze of medical bills
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
paid. The same thing happens with the anesthesiologist. Florida law prohibits balance billing when the patient is in an HMO and for emergencies and covered services provided in an in-network health center. But members of PPOs can end up with a... Read more
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Darien News-Review
‘Dr. Ken’ Sneak Peek: Game of Operation Goes Awry (Exclusive Video)He wants the best for his patients — he’d just prefer that they take their whin
‘Dr. Ken’ Sneak Peek: Game of Operation Goes Awry (Exclusive Video)
Darien News-Review / Posted 24 days ago
He wants the best for his patients — he’d just prefer that they take their whining and complaining elsewhere. At the HMO clinic where he works, he is a little too honest, but he can’t seem to help himself. At home, Ken is a husband and easily... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Is a high deductible health plan right for you?because of cost. In addition to the higher deductible, an HDHP may also provid
Is a high deductible health plan right for you?
TheStreet.com / Posted 24 days ago
because of cost. In addition to the higher deductible, an HDHP may also provide inferior coverage to a PPO, EPO, or HMO plan even after the deductible is met. For example, an HDHP may feature higher ongoing costs in the form of less... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Is a high deductible health plan right for you?are tax-free." In addition to the benefits of an HSA, HDHPs generally have low
Is a high deductible health plan right for you?
TheStreet.com / Posted 24 days ago
are tax-free." In addition to the benefits of an HSA, HDHPs generally have lower monthly premiums compared to other alternatives (i.e. PPO, EPO, HMO). Some employer plans may even offer a high deductible plan with no ongoing mont... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Dr. Ken’ Sneak Peek: Game of Operation Goes AwryHe wants the best for his patients — he’d just prefer that they take their whin
‘Dr. Ken’ Sneak Peek: Game of Operation Goes Awry
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
He wants the best for his patients — he’d just prefer that they take their whining and complaining elsewhere. At the HMO clinic where he works, he is a little too honest, but he can’t seem to help himself. At home, Ken is a husband and easily... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
‘Dr. Ken’ Sneak Peek: Game of Operation Goes Awry (Exclusive Video)He wants the best for his patients — he’d just prefer that they take their whin
‘Dr. Ken’ Sneak Peek: Game of Operation Goes Awry (Exclusive Video)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
He wants the best for his patients — he’d just prefer that they take their whining and complaining elsewhere. At the HMO clinic where he works, he is a little too honest, but he can’t seem to help himself. At home, Ken is a husband and easily... Read more
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Connecticut Post
‘Dr. Ken’ Sneak Peek: Game of Operation Goes Awry (Exclusive Video)He wants the best for his patients — he’d just prefer that they take their whin
‘Dr. Ken’ Sneak Peek: Game of Operation Goes Awry (Exclusive Video)
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
He wants the best for his patients — he’d just prefer that they take their whining and complaining elsewhere. At the HMO clinic where he works, he is a little too honest, but he can’t seem to help himself. At home, Ken is a husband and easily... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Hey, FTC, you're chasing the wrong villain in Chicagoa competitive health plan. The companies guarantee the plan's price will be 10
Hey, FTC, you're chasing the wrong villain in Chicago
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 24 days ago
a competitive health plan. The companies guarantee the plan's price will be 10 percent below the region's lowest-priced HMO. Despite health care's changing market dynamics, the FTC applies outdated or inappropriate measures to assess... Read more
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