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Wilson County News
Medicare for non-working spousesMedicare supplemental (Medigap) policy too, to help pay for things that aren’t
Medicare for non-working spouses
Wilson County News / Posted 8 hours ago
Medicare supplemental (Medigap) policy too, to help pay for things that aren’t covered by Medicare. Or, you may consider a Medicare Advantage plan. For more information on Medicare choices and enrollment rules, visit Medicare.gov or call... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Cardiac rehab saves lives, but few give it a trymany have supplemental insurance that covers that cost. For patients with job-b
Cardiac rehab saves lives, but few give it a try
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
many have supplemental insurance that covers that cost. For patients with job-based insurance — and for enrollees in Medicare Advantage — out-of-pocket costs can range from nothing to more than $60 a pop. UnitedHealthcare, with nearly 3... Read more
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Business Wire
AmeriHealth Caritas Awarded Contract and Selected to Participate in Pennsylvania’s First-Ever Managed Long Term Services and Supports ProgramDistrict of Columbia. AmeriHealth Caritas also serves dual eligibles in Michiga
AmeriHealth Caritas Awarded Contract and Selected to Participate in Pennsylvania’s First-Ever Managed Long Term Services and Supports Program
Business Wire / Posted 10 hours ago
District of Columbia. AmeriHealth Caritas also serves dual eligibles in Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Carolina through Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans. About AmeriHealth Caritas AmeriHealth Caritas is part... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Same drug, different insurance tiers, crazy-high co-payscream containing 5% of the drug. The couple is insured by Scan Health Plan of
Same drug, different insurance tiers, crazy-high co-pays
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 hours ago
cream containing 5% of the drug. The couple is insured by Scan Health Plan of Long Beach, which provides supplemental Medicare Advantage coverage to seniors. It’s a not-for-profit organization founded in 1977. Stevens’ 81-year-old wife filled... Read more
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NJ.com
Christie sends $54M to towns after vote on public worker health care cutsState Health Benefits Plan Design Committee on Monday approved seven proposals
Christie sends $54M to towns after vote on public worker health care cuts
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
State Health Benefits Plan Design Committee on Monday approved seven proposals that would move retirees onto Medicare Advantage, reduce out-of-network reimbursement rates for physical therapy, extend the state contract with its... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Audits Of Some Medicare Advantage Plans Reveal Pervasive OverchargingCenter for Public Integrity recently obtained, through a Freedom of Information
Audits Of Some Medicare Advantage Plans Reveal Pervasive Overcharging
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
Center for Public Integrity recently obtained, through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, the federal audits of 37 Medicare Advantage programs. These audits have never before been made public, and though they reveal overpayments from 2007 —... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Audits Of Some Medicare Advantage Plans Reveal Pervasive OverchargingCenter for Public Integrity recently obtained, through a Freedom of Information
Audits Of Some Medicare Advantage Plans Reveal Pervasive Overcharging
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Center for Public Integrity recently obtained, through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, the federal audits of 37 Medicare Advantage programs. These audits have never before been made public, and though they reveal overpayments from 2007 —... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Ways to Maximize Your Medicarecoverage, including insulin supplies. Instead of opting for parts A, B, and D,
5 Ways to Maximize Your Medicare
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
coverage, including insulin supplies. Instead of opting for parts A, B, and D, though, you can choose from among available Medicare Advantage plans, sometimes referred to as Part C. Offered by private insurance companies, they are required to... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Ways to Maximize Your Medicarecoverage, including insulin supplies. Instead of opting for parts A, B, and D,
5 Ways to Maximize Your Medicare
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
coverage, including insulin supplies. Instead of opting for parts A, B, and D, though, you can choose from among available Medicare Advantage plans, sometimes referred to as Part C. Offered by private insurance companies, they are required to... Read more
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FOX Business
Ready for Medicare? Not Until You Read Thisdoctors, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventative care. Medicare Par
Ready for Medicare? Not Until You Read This
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
doctors, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventative care. Medicare Part B is premium-funded. Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans): These plans are offered through private companies contracted through Medicare to provide Parts A... Read more
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FOX Business
Ready for Medicare? Not Until You Read Thisdoctors, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventative care. Medicare Par
Ready for Medicare? Not Until You Read This
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
doctors, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventative care. Medicare Part B is premium-funded. Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans): These plans are offered through private companies contracted through Medicare to provide Parts A... Read more
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Business Wire
A.M. Best Takes Various Rating Actions on Cambia Health Solutions, Inc. AffiliatesOver the past two years, factors that negatively impacted earnings in all marke
A.M. Best Takes Various Rating Actions on Cambia Health Solutions, Inc. Affiliates
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
Over the past two years, factors that negatively impacted earnings in all markets included reduced reimbursement in the Medicare Advantage segment, an uptick in large claims and losses in the self-funded segment. However, earnings have posted... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
United Healthcare to drop hundreds of SWFL doctorsUnited Healthcare is moving to drop hundreds of Southwest Florida doctors from
United Healthcare to drop hundreds of SWFL doctors
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
United Healthcare is moving to drop hundreds of Southwest Florida doctors from its Medicare Advantage plan. Antoinette Kissel depends on monthly shots with her ophthalmologist, Dr. Mark Gorovoy, to save her sight. "I wouldn't trade Dr. Gorovoy for... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Timing important for Social Security, MedicareMedicare and buy individual dental or vision or prescription drug policies, or
Timing important for Social Security, Medicare
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Medicare and buy individual dental or vision or prescription drug policies, or you can roll it all into one, which is the Medicare Advantage policy.” While everyone who’s paid into Medicare receives Part A, which primarily pays for hospital... Read more
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Business Wire
SCAN Health Plan Offers Tips to Older Adults Impacted by Wildfiresfrom 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. SCAN Health Plan is o
SCAN Health Plan Offers Tips to Older Adults Impacted by Wildfires
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. SCAN Health Plan is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans with nearly 170,000 members in California. In addition to Medicare Advantage, SCAN Health Plan also... Read more
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The News-Times
Bethel VNA to hold flu clinicsshould bring their medical insurance card. Aetna, Anthem BC/BS, ConnectiCare,
Bethel VNA to hold flu clinics
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
should bring their medical insurance card. Aetna, Anthem BC/BS, ConnectiCare, Healthy CT, Medicare Part B and Oxford, Medicare Advantage Plans with Aetna, Anthem BC/BS, ConnectiCare, and Wellcare will be billed directly. Patients who do not... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Bethel VNA to hold flu clinicsshould bring their medical insurance card. Aetna, Anthem BC/BS, ConnectiCare,
Bethel VNA to hold flu clinics
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
should bring their medical insurance card. Aetna, Anthem BC/BS, ConnectiCare, Healthy CT, Medicare Part B and Oxford, Medicare Advantage Plans with Aetna, Anthem BC/BS, ConnectiCare, and Wellcare will be billed directly. Patients who do not... Read more
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Wilson County News
Medicare for non-working spousesMedicare supplemental (Medigap) policy too, to help pay for things that aren’t
Medicare for non-working spouses
Wilson County News / Posted 6 days ago
Medicare supplemental (Medigap) policy too, to help pay for things that aren’t covered by Medicare. Or, you may consider a Medicare Advantage plan. For more information on Medicare choices and enrollment rules, visit Medicare.gov or call... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Obamacare solved Medicare funding but seniors can expect less careget a sum of money from the government each year and private health plans would
Obamacare solved Medicare funding but seniors can expect less care
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
get a sum of money from the government each year and private health plans would compete for their patronage, much like Medicare Advantage plans do today. However, unlike Medicare Advantage, the amount of premium support would apparently grow at... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Let’s root for those trying to make Obamacare workpoint to lax enrollment rules that let customers jump into the system only when
Let’s root for those trying to make Obamacare work
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
point to lax enrollment rules that let customers jump into the system only when they’re sick. In the late 1990s, today’s Medicare Advantage program was so troubled that insurers cancelled almost half the private plans. Congress pumped in more... Read more
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The Hill
ObamaCare is the last chance for private health insurancelong enough to see the creation of George W Bush’s Medicare Modernization Act a
ObamaCare is the last chance for private health insurance
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
long enough to see the creation of George W Bush’s Medicare Modernization Act and the implementation of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans. And now I’ve seen the transition from the Affordable Care Act’s rocky early days to the... Read more
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Business Wire
Universal American Appoints Dr. Mohit Kaushal to Board of Directorsas we continue to strengthen and grow this platform. We now have over 350,000 M
Universal American Appoints Dr. Mohit Kaushal to Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
as we continue to strengthen and grow this platform. We now have over 350,000 Medicare beneficiaries on this platform in Medicare Advantage, Medicare Shared Savings ACOs and Next Generation ACOs.” Dr. Kaushal is an experienced healthcare... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Smart Medicare Advantage Movesfor eligible retirees, but it doesn't cover everything. In order to get more co
3 Smart Medicare Advantage Moves
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
for eligible retirees, but it doesn't cover everything. In order to get more complete coverage, many people look to Medicare Advantage. Also known as Medicare Part C, Medicare Advantage features private insurance companies that provide the... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Smart Medicare Advantage Movesfor eligible retirees, but it doesn't cover everything. In order to get more co
3 Smart Medicare Advantage Moves
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
for eligible retirees, but it doesn't cover everything. In order to get more complete coverage, many people look to Medicare Advantage. Also known as Medicare Part C, Medicare Advantage features private insurance companies that provide the... Read more
3 related stories
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FOX Business
What You Don't Know About Medicare Advantage Could Cost Youeither the "original" Medicare package of Part A and Part B (covering, respecti
What You Don't Know About Medicare Advantage Could Cost You
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
either the "original" Medicare package of Part A and Part B (covering, respectively, hospital and medical expenses) or a Medicare Advantage plan, sometimes referred to as Part C. There's a lot to like about Medicare Advantage plans, but they have... Read more
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FOX Business
What You Don't Know About Medicare Advantage Could Cost Youeither the "original" Medicare package of Part A and Part B (covering, respecti
What You Don't Know About Medicare Advantage Could Cost You
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
either the "original" Medicare package of Part A and Part B (covering, respectively, hospital and medical expenses) or a Medicare Advantage plan, sometimes referred to as Part C. There's a lot to like about Medicare Advantage plans, but they have... Read more
3 related stories
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Sacred Heart football has a place to call homeHealth Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for
Sacred Heart football has a place to call home
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare Advantage health plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee a status of Accredited. NCQA accreditation evaluates... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Meridian nurse arrested on Medicaid fraud chargesHealth Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for
Meridian nurse arrested on Medicaid fraud charges
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare Advantage health plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee a status of Accredited. NCQA accreditation evaluates... Read more
56 related stories
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
DMR: Possible oyster aquaculture sites include areas near Deer, Cat IslandsHealth Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for
DMR: Possible oyster aquaculture sites include areas near Deer, Cat Islands
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare Advantage health plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee a status of Accredited. NCQA accreditation evaluates... Read more
56 related stories
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
RAW EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Suspect inside JPD cruiser involved in crashHealth Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for
RAW EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Suspect inside JPD cruiser involved in crash
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare Advantage health plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee a status of Accredited. NCQA accreditation evaluates... Read more
56 related stories
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
WellCare receives NCQA quality accreditation for plans in MississippiHealth Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for
WellCare receives NCQA quality accreditation for plans in Mississippi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare Advantage health plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee a status of Accredited. NCQA accreditation evaluates... Read more
56 related stories
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Police investigating Moss Point death as homicideHealth Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for
Police investigating Moss Point death as homicide
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare Advantage health plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee a status of Accredited. NCQA accreditation evaluates... Read more
56 related stories
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Vicksburg man sentenced to life in prison for killing uncle with axHealth Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for
Vicksburg man sentenced to life in prison for killing uncle with ax
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare Advantage health plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee a status of Accredited. NCQA accreditation evaluates... Read more
56 related stories
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Numerous performances planned at Jackson Rhythm and Blues FestivalHealth Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for
Numerous performances planned at Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded its Medicare Advantage health plans in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee a status of Accredited. NCQA accreditation evaluates... Read more
56 related stories
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CNBC
Health savings accounts are a great back-door way to fund your retirementyou're retired. HSA funds can cover prescription drugs, medical supplies and ev
Health savings accounts are a great back-door way to fund your retirement
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
you're retired. HSA funds can cover prescription drugs, medical supplies and even long-term care insurance premiums. One snag: You cannot use HSA dollars to pay for Medigap premiums, according to the IRS, but Medicare Advantage premiums are cove... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Why some insurers in Texas won't stick with Obamacare, yet Blue Cross remainsstudy released this week, Corlette and fellow Georgetown research professor Jac
Why some insurers in Texas won't stick with Obamacare, yet Blue Cross remains
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
study released this week, Corlette and fellow Georgetown research professor Jack Hoadley recounted the early troubles with Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D, and explored how the lessons could be applied to Obamacare. From 1998 to 2002,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Why some insurers won't stick with Obamacare: It's about maximizing profits and leveragestudy released this week, Corlette and fellow Georgetown research professor Jac
Why some insurers won't stick with Obamacare: It's about maximizing profits and leverage
Dallas Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
study released this week, Corlette and fellow Georgetown research professor Jack Hoadley recounted the early troubles with Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D, and explored how the lessons could be applied to Obamacare. From 1998 to 2002,... Read more
210 related stories
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CBS News
How Clinton and Trump view Medicare and retiree health plansis a critical part of any retirement plan. Most retirees age 65 and older are c
How Clinton and Trump view Medicare and retiree health plans
CBS News / Posted 12 days ago
is a critical part of any retirement plan. Most retirees age 65 and older are covered by Medicare, and many buy Medigap or Medicare Advantage plans to cover what Medicare doesn’t. Retirees under age 65 must usually purchase insurance on their own... Read more
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Business Insurance
New Aetna exec will oversee Humana integrationinsurer in the U.S. His divisional chief executive positions while at UnitedHea
New Aetna exec will oversee Humana integration
Business Insurance / Posted 13 days ago
insurer in the U.S. His divisional chief executive positions while at UnitedHealth included oversight of the company's Medicare Advantage business, its Medicaid and children's health insurance businesses, and the company's emerging businesses... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
It's time for the government to play hardball with those whining Obamacare insurersit has picked up in Louisiana, which just launched its own expansion. These pr
It's time for the government to play hardball with those whining Obamacare insurers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
it has picked up in Louisiana, which just launched its own expansion. These profits parallel those that insurers reap via Medicare Advantage, a managed care program in which the government pays a flat rate that generally exceeds the standard... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Will Affordable Care Act survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Affordable Care Act survive as insurers pull out?
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Will Affordable Care Act survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Affordable Care Act survive as insurers pull out?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
210 related stories
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Will Affordable Care Act survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Affordable Care Act survive as insurers pull out?
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
210 related stories
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Will Affordable Care Act survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Affordable Care Act survive as insurers pull out?
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
210 related stories
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human
Will Obamacare survive as insurers pull out?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
improve its Obamacare risk management program. The Department of Health & Human Services provides more backstops for its Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug programs, both of which are handled by private insurers, Corlette noted. For... Read more
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