Health Insurance Roundup, July 6, 2016


Health Insurance Challenges For Young Adults : Shots – Health News : NPR

The Obama administration is making a push to get young adults covered on the health insurance marketplaces, both for their own good and that of the marketplaces. The insurance exchanges need healthy people to balance sicker ones in the risk pool. 


40,000 Connecticut residents will need new health insurance in 2017 | FOX 61

Thousands of residents will need new health insurance starting in 2017 after HealthyCT deemed financially unstable. 


Paterson changes health insurance consultants after 2015 budget debacle – News – NorthJersey.com

In an attempt to control spending on employee medical coverage, the city is changing its insurance consulting company as it prepares to shift into the state health benefits plan. 


How to make claims on multiple health insurance policies – Moneycontrol.com

The steep rise in the cost of medical treatments has triggered the need for multiple health insurance policies. People are in dire need for a higher sum assured hence they go out for having more than one insurance policy that secures them against any unforeseen medical circumstances.


Court Strikes Down Obama Health Care Rule on Insurance Standards – The New York Times

A federal appeals court has ruled that consumers must be allowed to buy certain types of health insurance that do not meet the stringent standards of the Affordable Care Act, deciding that the administration had gone beyond the terms of federal law. 


Unhealthy concern: Health insurance a big issue | Agweek

It’s been said that weather and prices are the biggest concerns of farmers and ranchers. Maybe so. But I increasingly suspect their top collective worry — the thing that most often keeps them awake at night and drives important, life-altering decisions — is health insurance. 


Five-year wait ends for Florida immigrant children to be eligible for health insurance

The phone calls for appointments and inquiries are coming in now that a five-year wait has ended for immigrant children in Florida to be eligible for state health insurance. 


Global Health Insurance Market 2016 Industry Share, Review, Sales, Trends, Growth & Analysis – Press Release – Digital Journal

The Global Health Insurance Industry Report 2016 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Health Insurance industry. 


BWU health insurance for members — NationNews Barbados — Local, Regional and International News nationnews.com

By September, the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) said, it intended to offer health coverage to its 25 000 members, with general secretary Toni Moore saying the union was concerned about lack of protection for many workers. 


Tax not the big driver for health insurance

The fight to form government in Australia continues but one message from both major parties that cut through was “buyer beware” on health insurance, with fewer policies taken out to avoid tax. 


Being a savvy Idaho health care consumer: A how-to guide | Idaho Statesman

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