Health Insurance Roundup, December 14, 2017


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  • House spending bill includes children’s health insurance funding

    on 2017-12-14 at 00:39House Republicans proposed a new spending bill Wednesday to fund the government for roughly a month and plan to include a five-year reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. However, the reauthorization package that mirrors a bill the House passed last month is likely to pick […]

  • Strong Demand for Health Insurance as Deadline Looms

    on 2017-12-13 at 22:52WASHINGTON — More than one million people signed up last week for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, pushing the total in the federal marketplace to nearly 4.7 million, the Trump administration said Wednesday, days before the annual enrollment period is scheduled to end. […]

  • WAFB will have health insurance experts available to answer open enrollment questions from 5-7pm

    on 2017-12-13 at 21:06WAFB will have health insurance experts available to answer questions about open enrollment over the phone tonight from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Watch 9News at 5 p.m. to get the phone number. Open enrollment for health insurance on the federal marketplace ends on December 15, 2017. This deadline is […]

  • HealthCare.gov Enrollment Ends Friday. Sign-ups Likely to Trail Last Year’s

    on 2017-12-13 at 21:03Friday is the last day to enroll in a health insurance plan through the federal government’s insurance exchange, HealthCare.gov. And in a little office park in Northern Virginia, Brima Bob Deen is dealing with the rush. He is the president of a church-sponsored job training center called Salvation […]

  • Maryland extends deadline to sign up for health insurance through the state marketplace

    on 2017-12-13 at 21:00The open enrollment deadline for Maryland residents to sign up for insurance through the state marketplace has been extended by one week, from Dec. 15 to Dec. 22. During the extended enrollment period, residents can sign up for private insurance plans or change their coverage, according to … […]

  • Measuring efficiency of health plan payment systems in managed competition health insurance

    on 2017-12-13 at 20:28Measuring efficiency of health plan payment systems in managed competition health insurance markets. from Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2AiQ6AA on December 13, 2017 at 07:51PM. Publication date: Source:Journal of Health Economics, Volume 56. Author(s): Timothy J. Layton, […]

  • Health Insurance Is a Must. Here Are 5 Simple Govt Schemes You Can Apply For

    on 2017-12-13 at 18:45In a sobering revelation earlier this year, the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence, under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, reported that only 27% of Indians (35 crore) possess some form of health insurance. “Around 35 crore individuals were covered under any insurance in 2015-16. […]

  • Aditya Birla Health Insurance eyes more retail business

    on 2017-12-13 at 18:35Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co Ltd is looking to grow the share of retail business in the backdrop of expansion of distribution network. Stating this, CEO Mayank Bathwal said the company has expanded the distribution presence to 34 cities, from seven initially, and has five bancassurance partners […]

  • Nevada boosts ads ahead of Dec. 15 health insurance deadline

    on 2017-12-13 at 18:22LAS VEGAS (AP) — With Facebook ads, health fairs and even sign spinners, Nevada officials are hoping to encourage more residents to sign up for subsidized health insurance by Friday, the last day of this year’s enrollment season. Officials with the state’s Silver State Health Insurance […]

  • Government avoids shutdown but Children’s Health Insurance Program families still at risk

    on 2017-12-13 at 17:45RICHMOND, Va. – A stopgap measure designed to avoid a government shutdown includes a provision that will provide the Children’s Health Insurance Program with temporary funding for two weeks. But the program’s fate past Dec. 22 is still uncertain. More than 68,000 children and 1,100 […]

  • Children’s Health Insurance Program Threatened by Tax Breaks for the Rich

    on 2017-12-13 at 17:37The federal Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) is currently on the chopping block in the Republican Congress due to an alleged lack of funding. At the same time, the GOP is about to begin reconciling House and Senate tax bills that will divert billions of dollars to the wealthiest Americans. […]

  • Life & Health Insurance

    on 2017-12-13 at 17:22We will discuss your life and health insurance needs and find the best solution for your insurance risk. Life and health insurance coverage includes: Whole Life; Variable/Term Life; Universal Life; Variable Universal Life; Health Insurance Plans; Medicare Supplements; Accident Plans; Dental; […]

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  • Components of Health Insurance

    by Helen Petruska on 2017-12-12 at 23:07Health insurance is an insurance made out by folks to guard them in case of a successfully being emergency. They assist in taking are of large parts of medical funds in case of an accident or every completely different successfully being drawback which may pop up. Insurance is a safety made between […]

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  • How do I avoid the tax penalty?

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-12 at 20:25A recent GoHealth survey found that 95% of people don’t know the last date to enroll in health insurance coverage this year. If you miss the deadline, you may not be able to enroll in health insurance until next year, unless you experience a qualifying life event. It’s important to know […]

  • The Standoff: Health Benefit Plans vs. Short-Term Coverage

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-06 at 20:06If you’re unable to enroll in major medical health insurance, you still have options. Two of the most common types of coverage are short-term coverage and health benefit plans. But which plan is right for you? Which plan will be the most affordable? Every situation is unique, so below we […]

  • Time is running out: Medicare Open Enrollment 2017

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-04 at 15:15The Medicare Open Enrollment period is coming to an end on December 7, 2017. If you’re 65 or older, now is the time to look into additional Medicare coverage options available to you. While you’re not required to re-enroll in Medicare each year, during the Medicare Open Enrollment […]

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  • Miss open enrollment? You’ve got options.

    by Michael Rickard on 2017-12-13 at 06:05Open enrollment for 2018 will run from November 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017. Outside of those dates, enrollment on and off the exchange is only available if you experience a qualifying event. Short-term coverage is the closest thing you can get to “real” health insurance if you find yourself […]

  • If I enroll in the exchange, will that coverage take effect immediately?

    by Michael Rickard on 2017-12-12 at 19:49Q: If I enroll in the exchanges, will that coverage take effect immediately? What’s the earliest my coverage will take effect after I complete the enrollment process? A: No, it will not take effect immediately. Your coverage effective date mostly depends on the date that you enroll, although there […]

  • Involuntary loss of coverage is a qualifying event

    by Michael Rickard on 2017-12-12 at 18:50Involuntary loss of coverage is a qualifying event that triggers a special enrollment period. If you lose your plan, you’ll have a chance to enroll in a new plan, either on or off the exchange in your state. […]


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Health Insurance Roundup, December 13, 2017


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  • Error causes temporary cancellation of health insurance for 1000 Waukegan District 60 employees

    on 2017-12-13 at 00:11About 1,000 Waukegan District 60 employees had their health insurance canceled last week after Blue Cross Blue Shield misapplied the district’s monthly payment, the district and the company said this week. Both the company and the district thought the issue was resolved Dec. 5, one day after […]

  • Letters warn families they may lose CHIP children’s health insurance

    on 2017-12-13 at 00:00State officials in Virginia started warning families this week that the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is about to run out of money. It’s one of several states that have given notice or are preparing to tell families that funding for the program has ended and Congress has failed […]

  • The National Health Insurance Bill, 2017

    on 2017-12-12 at 23:47The objects of this Bill are to—. (a) provide for sound financing for the national health system;. (b) provide for a universal access to quality insured health care services;. (c) establish the National Health Insurance Management Authority and provide for its functions and powers;. (d) […]

  • PYF – Health Insurance Help

    on 2017-12-12 at 23:16PYF – Health Insurance Help – 5. […]

  • Hundreds of thousands of Illinois children vulnerable if health insurance program remains unfunded

    on 2017-12-12 at 23:15CHIP provides health insurance for parents who make too much money to qualify for Medicaid but don’t have employer insurance. In Illinois, CHIP federal funds help pay for the state’s All Kids Health Insurance Program. According to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services, 255,000 […]

  • nib to start selling health insurance through Fairfax Media in bid to broaden its distribution channels

    on 2017-12-12 at 22:52nib is set to start selling its health insurance products through Fairfax Media New Zealand. The deal will see the launch of a new health insurance brand – Done – which nib will underwrite and Fairfax will promote through its distribution channels. The idea is that the partnership will enable New […]

  • Nevada boosts ads ahead of health insurance sign up deadline

    on 2017-12-12 at 22:52With Facebook ads, health fairs and even sign spinners, Nevada officials are hoping to encourage more residents to sign up for subsidized health insurance by Friday, the last day of this year’s enrollment season. Officials with the state’s Silver State Health Insurance Exchange have been running […]

  • Health insurance deadline

    on 2017-12-12 at 22:52Moraine Township officials remind residents that Friday, Dec. 15 at midnight is the last day to enroll for health insurance on the Federal Marketplace and receive subsidies or help paying deductibles and copays for income-qualified enrollees. Trained and certified counselors are available to […]

  • Why Millions of Children Could Lose Their Health Insurance in 2018

    on 2017-12-12 at 21:56There are 8.9 million children in the U.S. whose health depends on the federally-funded Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and in a matter of months — and in some cases mere weeks — these children could be out of luck. This is because CHIP’s funding expired at the end of […]

  • Chellie Pingree Co-Sponsors Bill To Renew Funding For Children’s Health InsuranceProgram

    on 2017-12-12 at 21:56It has been nearly three months since Congress failed to renew funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP. Now, some states are scrambling to fill a looming budget shortfall. Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree of Maine’s 1st District is co-sponsoring a bill that would […]

  • What is CHIP? 7 things to know about the Children’s Health Insurance Program

    on 2017-12-12 at 21:33And now, doctors and patients are worried that money for the program, which provides 9 million kids across the country with low-cost health insurance, will run out. In fact, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 16 states expect to run out of CHIP reserve funds by the end of January, […]

  • Kogan partners with Medibank to launch health insurance offering

    on 2017-12-12 at 21:15Kogan.com Limited (ASX:KGN) has entered into an agreement with Medibank Group under which it will be able to offer budget health insurance policies under a new brand “Kogan Health”. Kogan partners with Medibank to launch health insurance offering. Kogan.com has also announced plans […]

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  • Components of Health Insurance

    by Helen Petruska on 2017-12-12 at 23:07Health insurance is an insurance made out by folks to guard them in case of a successfully being emergency. They assist in taking are of large parts of medical funds in case of an accident or every completely different successfully being drawback which may pop up. Insurance is a safety made between […]

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  • How do I avoid the tax penalty?

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-12 at 20:25A recent GoHealth survey found that 95% of people don’t know the last date to enroll in health insurance coverage this year. If you miss the deadline, you may not be able to enroll in health insurance until next year, unless you experience a qualifying life event. It’s important to know […]

     

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Health Insurance Roundup, December 12, 2017


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  • KOGAN TO ENTER THE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET

    on 2017-12-12 at 00:11ONLINE technology retailer Kogan.com (ASX: KGN) will start selling health insurance policies under a new brand name called Kogan Health. In a deal with private health insurer Medibank Group (ASX: MPL) the online retailer will enter the budget health insurance market, which the group says is in […]

  • Less than two weeks left in signup period for insurance with Access Health CT

    on 2017-12-12 at 00:00With 10 days left in the enrollment period for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in Connecticut, nearly 15,000 new customers have signed up with Access Health CT, according to statistics from the marketplace’s website. When this year’s shortened enrollment period ends Dec. 22, the […]

  • Kogan.com Ltd shares climb higher on budget health insurance plans

    on 2017-12-11 at 23:37Kogan Health is expecting to launch its health insurance offering in the second half of this financial year. This will be yet another business in the Kogan portfolio alongside the likes of Kogan Retail, Kogan Marketplace, Kogan Insurance, Kogan Mobile, and Kogan Travel. Medibank’s shares are, […]

  • Kogan.com to sell budget health insurance

    on 2017-12-11 at 23:26Online retailer Kogan.com will start selling budget health insurance policies under a new brand dubbed Kogan Health, after signing a deal with private health insurer Medibank Group. The deal is set out for an initial three-year period and will be administered via Medibank-owned Australian […]

  • Senator Orrin Hatch Explains Why CHIP, A Bipartisan Health Insurance Program He Co-Created, Is …

    on 2017-12-11 at 23:22The expiration of CHIP, or Children’s Health Insurance Program, could affect nearly nine million children nationwide. […]

  • How Does Age Affect Health Insurance Premiums?

    on 2017-12-11 at 23:22Health insurance companies are in business and their intention is not to make any losses. For this reason, they are keen on identifying factors that could potentially and adversely affect their bottom-line. This is where they bring to the fore a method for assessing the risk involved when they sell […]

  • Kogan unveils Medibank-backed health insurance brand Kogan Health

    on 2017-12-11 at 23:15Online electronics retailer Kogan will offer budget health insurance policies through a partnership with Medibank Group. Medibank will underwrite the insurance policies for Kogan Health, with branding, marketing and customer acquisition to be handled by Kogan, which will earn commissions on sales. […]

  • Friday Is Enrollment Deadline For ACA Marketplace Health Insurance

    on 2017-12-11 at 23:03“We have been trying to target the Hispanic community, and people there who might be underinsured, uninsured or wish to reconsider and look at other [health insurance] options,” Lee says. Lee says if people are not eligible for Marketplace health insurance, her staff provides referrals to Medicaid […]

  • Kogan to launch new budget health insurance offering

    on 2017-12-11 at 22:52Online retailer and purveyor of all things cheap Kogan.com has struck a deal with Medibank Group and will launch its own budget health insurance product: Kogan Health. The agreement will see Kogan Health offer budget policies that are wholly owned Medibank subsidiary Australian Health … […]

  • Kogan.com just launched into health insurance

    on 2017-12-11 at 22:41Pure play online retailer Kogan.com just signed a three-year partnership with Medibank Group to create its own health insurance business, Kogan Health. Kogan Health, the latest in a portfolio strategy which includes insurance and mobile broadband services on top of Kogan.com’s traditional […]

  • Only 27 per cent Indians have health insurance: report

    on 2017-12-11 at 22:30The NDA government is “committed to UHC”, Health Minister J P Nadda asserted at an event on Monday, the eve of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day. However, only 27 per cent Indians or approximately 35 crore people have health cover, according to data from the National Health Profile […]

  • Kogan to sell budget health insurance

    on 2017-12-11 at 22:27Executive director David Shafer said the partnership with Medibank was another important opportunity to “delight” the company’s growing number of members by offering better value health insurance. “Having more than eight million Aussies as members of the Kogan community enables us to form … […]

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  • Nebraska health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange

    by Michael Rickard on 2017-12-11 at 14:23Medica and Aetna offered exchange plans in 2017, but Aetna will exit the state (on and off-exchange) at the end of 2017. However, Medica has opened an office in Omaha to help serve their significantly larger membership, and is continuing to offer coverage statewide for 2018. Average rates are […]

  • Maine and the ACA’s Medicaid expansion

    by Michael Rickard on 2017-12-10 at 14:50While many states are expanding access to Medicaid, Maine has moved in the opposite direction. Gov. Paul LePage pushed for stricter eligibility limits to rein in costs and repeatedly vetoed Medicaid expansion bills. Legislation passed in 2016 to expand coverage, but not with a veto-proof majority. […]

  • Oklahoma health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange

    by Michael Rickard on 2017-12-06 at 16:28Oklahoma has just one carrier in the exchange in 2017 — BCBSOK. But nearly everyone in the exchange already had coverage from BCBSOK in 2016. Oklahoma submitted a 1332 waiver proposal to establish a reinsurance program that would have lowered rates by 34 percent in 2018, but withdrew it when […]


Health Insurance Roundup, December 11, 2017


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  • Durbin Urges People To Sign Up For Health Insurance Before Friday Deadline

    on 2017-12-11 at 00:18A final push is on to encourage you to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act before the upcoming deadline. This Friday, December 15th, is the cutoff for the current signup period. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin is one of the officials urging people who don’t have coverage to […]

  • What you should check before buying health insurance cover and what is cancer protection cover …

    on 2017-12-10 at 23:03Claim settlement ratio is the ratio of number of claims reported to the insurance company to the number of claims settled in a year. By: Rajiv Kumar | Published: December 11, 2017 4:36 AM. 0. Shares. Share. Claim settlement ratio is the ratio of number of claims reported to the insurance company to […]

  • Funding for children’s health insurance at risk

    on 2017-12-10 at 22:30A Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, was created in 1997 to give insurance to children whose guardians make too much money for Medicaid, but not enough to afford it on their own. Last year, nearly 9 million were enrolled, but this year Congress let CHIP’s federal funding expire. […]

  • Cohen: Tax Bill Really a Bad Health Care Bill

    on 2017-12-10 at 21:56The Center for American Progress estimates that by 2025, there will be 15,200 fewer Memphians with health insurance. This change will increase premiums and result in some areas having no health insurance options at all. The policy is ill-conceived, unravels our nation’s health care system […]

  • Health Insurance Carrier information

    on 2017-12-10 at 19:12Health Insurance Carrier information. share · Print · Fallon Community Health Plan (Select plan is no longer accepting new members) · Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (Independence plan is no longer accepting new members · Health New England · Tufts Health […]

  • Charlie Weston: Price war means it’s even more vital to shop around for better health insurance deal

    on 2017-12-10 at 18:00What makes looking at switching all the more important is the fact that a price war has broken out among health insurance providers. Laya is cutting the prices on 22 plans, with Irish Life Health reducing the premium rates on 20 plans. This comes just months after the VHI kicked off a new […]

  • Health insurance struck from gov’s office at Kwara budget defence

    on 2017-12-10 at 18:00Health insurance struck from gov’s office at Kwara budget defence … The Kwara State House of Assembly, has directed that the new state Community Health Insurance Agency, be moved from the Governor’s Office , to the supervision of the Ministry of Health, as stated in the law recently assented […]

  • Health Care Cut Off Coming Fast, Docs say Sign Up Quick

    on 2017-12-10 at 16:07The deadline to sign up for health care insurance for 2018 is fast approaching on Friday, Dec 15. With just a few days left, health officials are saying don’t wait to get covered. From emergency room visits to a regular check up, health insurance can help pay costs but that means getting enrolled […]

  • Price hikes push health insurance shoppers into hard choices

    on 2017-12-10 at 15:57The Affordable Care Act has helped millions of Americans buy individual health insurance with income-based tax credits.But some who make too much for that assistance are struggling to stay c. […]

  • Dubai’s most basic health insurance to cover cancer checks

    on 2017-12-10 at 15:02Dubai’s most basic health insurance plan will cover screenings for the three most treatable cancers for the first time. Screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer will be opened up to all those on the mandatory package, which all companies must offer. The Basmah initiative is in line with […]

  • Below the Line: No lead on LED

    on 2017-12-10 at 15:00Sample this: citizens are required to cough up 18 per cent of the premium amount as GST to buy a health insurance contract! On one side you want health insurance penetration to go up, on the other you levy a high GST rate of 18 per cent, which is going to dampen demand for such products, rued […]

  • Price hikes push health insurance shoppers into hard choices

    on 2017-12-10 at 15:00The law expanded Medicaid coverage for the poor and created health insurance marketplaces where people can use income-based tax credits to buy a single or family individual insurance plan if they don’t get coverage through work. Those subsidies cover part or all of the bill, capping insurance […]

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  • The Standoff: Health Benefit Plans vs. Short-Term Coverage

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-06 at 20:06If you’re unable to enroll in major medical health insurance, you still have options. Two of the most common types of coverage are short-term coverage and health benefit plans. But which plan is right for you? Which plan will be the most affordable? Every situation is unique, so below we […]

  • Time is running out: Medicare Open Enrollment 2017

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-04 at 15:15The Medicare Open Enrollment period is coming to an end on December 7, 2017. If you’re 65 or older, now is the time to look into additional Medicare coverage options available to you. While you’re not required to re-enroll in Medicare each year, during the Medicare Open Enrollment […]

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Health Insurance Roundup, December 8, 2017


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  • Hundreds of kids in the Ozarks could lose health insurance after program expires

    on 2017-12-08 at 00:11Another program is the Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP. It’s for families who make too much money to qualify for Medicaid but don’t make enough to afford private health insurance. The $15.6-billion program was set to expire in September if Congress didn’t act. Lawmakers did not pass […]

  • Gallagher Student Health and Special Risk Formerly Gallagher Koster

    on 2017-12-08 at 00:06To keep students & parents informed about student health insurance and student health & wellness, this page contains downloadable files and links that may be of assistance to you. Please check back to this page regularly for more information. 2017-2018 Merrimack College Plan […]

  • Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program at risk

    on 2017-12-07 at 23:4847 ABC – The red flag is being waved and it’s going up for something that affects area children. The Children’s Health Insurance Program is in jeopardy of losing a majority of its funding and that’s bad news for about 6 million children across the country. 83,000 children in Delaware are covered by […]

  • I have a Yeast Infection, No Money, No Health Insurance, and I went

    on 2017-12-07 at 23:15[Yeast infection, Planned Parenthood, Great Review] I’ve had a really persistent yeast infection for just over a month now and I went to planned… […]

  • HEALTH INSURANCE: needs “stricter regulations” – Michael Collins TD

    on 2017-12-07 at 23:15‘The health insurance industry and the two-tier medical system that we have in this country is totally failing the people who urgently need help and care,’ Deputy Collins said. While the Cross-Border Health Care Directive gives the people of Ireland, who are experiencing long delays with in the our […]

  • Health insurance enrollment reaches highest recorded levels

    on 2017-12-07 at 22:32WASHINGTON – Health insurance enrollment, which includes private insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid, reached 91.1% of the U.S. population in 2016, the highest level ever recorded, Micah Hartman and colleagues in the office of the actuary at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services […]

  • Health insurance enrollment event in Elko

    on 2017-12-07 at 21:00ELKO – Nevada Health Link and the Governor’s Consumer Health Advocate will host an enrollment event Dec. 11 in Griswold Hall as the deadline for enrollment approaches. Participants will be able to ask questions about the program and get information about coverage. Spanish-speaking … […]

  • Congress eyes end-of-year deal on Children’s Health Insurance Program, as Louisiana’s governor …

    on 2017-12-07 at 20:58Despite widespread bipartisan support for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain uncertain just when and how the lapsed program might get a renewal. Louisiana will begin running out of federal dollars to operate the program sometime in January, according to […]

  • Health insurance enrollment up in Florida as deadline nears

    on 2017-12-07 at 20:37With only a week remaining in a shortened enrollment period to purchase health insurance at HealthCare.gov this year, 802,711 Floridians have signed up for coverage – an 18 percent increase from a similar point last year. But health policy analysts worry about a possible drop-off in the last […]

  • Hillary Clinton criticizes Congress over fate of children’s health insurance program

    on 2017-12-07 at 20:37Hillary Clinton isn’t exactly known for going on tweetstorms, but she still turned to Twitter to vent her frustrations about how Congress has dealt with a popular program that provides children with health insurance. The program, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, provides insurance for […]

  • Enroll The Region Helps Public Obtain Health Insurance

    on 2017-12-07 at 20:37Enroll The Region is a grass roots organization of trained volunteers dedicated to helping people enroll and obtain health insurance through the Federal Marketplace. People obtaining health insurance through the Federal Marketplace may receive help to pay for this insurance based on income, … […]

  • ACA Stakeholders In Western Wisconsin See Strong Health Insurance Sign-Ups

    on 2017-12-07 at 20:32With a week left for people to sign up for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act marketplace, those with a stake in the ACA’s success say sign-up has been better than expected during a year of political turmoil. “I think people are very confused. Just simply calling and asking the questions […]

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  • The 3 Secrets to Finding Health Insurance Deals

    by Helen Petruska on 2017-12-04 at 09:16It is easy to uncover nicely being insurance presents all through the Unites States now, on account of many nicely being insurance suppliers present patrons an fairly priced and useful nicely being insurance presents. It is essential for folk to have nicely being insurance safety, as the long term […]

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  • The Standoff: Health Benefit Plans vs. Short-Term Coverage

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-06 at 20:06If you’re unable to enroll in major medical health insurance, you still have options. Two of the most common types of coverage are short-term coverage and health benefit plans. But which plan is right for you? Which plan will be the most affordable? Every situation is unique, so below we […]

  • Time is running out: Medicare Open Enrollment 2017

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-04 at 15:15The Medicare Open Enrollment period is coming to an end on December 7, 2017. If you’re 65 or older, now is the time to look into additional Medicare coverage options available to you. While you’re not required to re-enroll in Medicare each year, during the Medicare Open Enrollment […]

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Health Insurance Roundup, December 7, 2017


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  • Commerce library hosting health insurance information sessions

    on 2017-12-07 at 00:33The Commerce Public Library will be hosting two sessions aimed at answering questions regarding government health insurance and benefits. Jaclyn Cortez of the Community Health Service Agency will be at the library on Dec. 8 and 15 from 1 to 5 p.m. to answer questions related to Marketplace … […]

  • Effectively, I Am Losing Health Insurance. Thanks, Donald!

    on 2017-12-07 at 00:20So, I am one of those who are effectively losing health insurance. No, I will actually HAVE health insurance, but I might as well not, except for the tax penalty of not having insurance…and the fact of being a diabetic, and thus being nailed with a pre-existing condition surcharge…if I ever […]

  • Congress eyes end-of-year deal on Children’s Health Insurance Program, as Louisiana’s governor …

    on 2017-12-07 at 00:06WASHINGTON — Despite widespread bipartisan support for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain uncertain just when and how the lapsed program might get a renewal. Louisiana will begin running out of federal dollars to operate the program sometime in […]

  • Customer Service – Health Insurance

    on 2017-12-06 at 23:52Customer Service – Health Insurance. It’s official! HCF Health Insurance is the third largest Health Insurance provider nationally with the most outstanding customer service of any organisation in Australia. You will be working in a dynamic and high-performing inbound customer service team with […]

  • Tax Bill Is Likely to Undo Health Insurance Mandate, Republicans Say

    on 2017-12-06 at 23:38The mandate repeal’s effect on health insurance markets did concern Ms. Collins, and to win her vote for the Senate tax bill, the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, offered her a deal, in writing: He would support two bipartisan bills to stabilize markets and hold down premiums, […]

  • If Congress doesn’t fund children’s health insurance, Texas officials have an idea

    on 2017-12-06 at 23:26AUSTIN — If federal funding doesn’t come through, Texas may have found a way to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program a few more weeks. Texas agencies are considering an accounting trick to leave more money in the program. By not taking matching money from the federal […]

  • Voters Back Government Shutdown to Renew Health Insurance Program for Kids

    on 2017-12-06 at 22:41Two-thirds of voters in a new poll indicated support for shutting down the federal government until Congress reauthorizes the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which lawmakers let expire in September amid partisan disagreements over how to pay for a funding extension. With funding for … […]

  • Louisiana Children’s Health Insurance Program will run out of money in January unless Congress …

    on 2017-12-06 at 22:36Louisiana will run out of money for the state’s Children’s Health Insurance Program in the middle of January if Congress does not continue federal funding for it. The program — which is called LaCHIP for short — provides health insurance for 121,000 children under 19 years old from low-income […]

  • Gov. Edwards to LA Congressional Delegation: Reauthorize Children’s Health InsuranceProgram

    on 2017-12-06 at 21:33BATON ROUGE, La. (Office of the Governor) – Gov. John Bel Edwards sent a letter to the members of Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation urging them to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a fundamental element of health care access for more than 122,000 Louisiana … […]

  • Waiting till the last minute to buy an Obamacare health plan? Here’s what you need to know

    on 2017-12-06 at 21:22If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you’ll find out if you’re shopping for health insurance on the Obamacare marketplace before the Dec. 15 deadline to obtain a plan for next year. Those plans are categorized by levels — platinum, gold, silver and bronze. Kind of like the Olympics. In […]

  • County budget adds funds for health insurance, sheriff’s deputy

    on 2017-12-06 at 21:11Kittitas County commissioners plan to add a deputy to the Sheriff’s Office and increase funding for employee health insurance benefits in next year’s budget. The county is nearing the end of work on next year’s budget after weeks of hearings with county department heads and elected officials. […]

  • Health-care spending growth slowed considerably in 2016

    on 2017-12-06 at 21:02Private health insurance spending grew by 5.1 percent to $1.1 trillion in 2016, markedly slower than the 6.9 percent increase seen the prior year. Medicaid spending growth was 3.9 percent in 2016, increasing to $565.5 billion. In contrast, Medicaid spending had shot up by 11.5 percent in 2014, and […]

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  • The Standoff: Health Benefit Plans vs. Short-Term Coverage

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-06 at 20:06If you’re unable to enroll in major medical health insurance, you still have options. Two of the most common types of coverage are short-term coverage and health benefit plans. But which plan is right for you? Which plan will be the most affordable? Every situation is unique, so below we […]

  • Time is running out: Medicare Open Enrollment 2017

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-04 at 15:15The Medicare Open Enrollment period is coming to an end on December 7, 2017. If you’re 65 or older, now is the time to look into additional Medicare coverage options available to you. While you’re not required to re-enroll in Medicare each year, during the Medicare Open Enrollment […]

  • GoHealth: Your personal health insurance shopper

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-11-22 at 16:25With only three weeks left of Open Enrollment, many people are wondering how to save money on health coverage. In fact, one of the biggest questions this season is: How do I find the most affordable health coverage? With various health plans to choose from, selecting a plan can be overwhelming and […]

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Health Insurance Roundup, December 6, 2017


Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

Health Insurance News on EIN

Various Health Insurance News

  • Island Air failed to pay employee health insurance prior to conversion

    on 2017-12-06 at 00:45Island Air did not pay the health insurance premiums for its 423 employees last month because it failed to do so before converting its Chapter 11 bankruptcy to a Chapter 7 liquidation. In a Nov. 20 letter that was submitted on Monday, Simon Klevansky, an attorney for the court-appointed Chapter […]

  • CEA, CESP to hold health insurance meetings Wednesday

    on 2017-12-05 at 23:48CONWAY — Chris Bailey and Matt Liebenow, co-presidents of the Conway Education Association, announced that the CEA (teachers union) and CESP (Conway support personnel union) have called a meeting of their members today to discuss health insurance. “We would like to invite everyone […]

  • Hickenlooper says he’s frustrated, baffled that Congress hasn’t renewed Children’s Health

    on 2017-12-05 at 23:03John Hickenlooper on Tuesday renewed his call for Congress to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program, expressing exasperation and bewilderment that funding for the bipartisan children’s health care program had been allowed to expire in the first place. “How did we get to this […]

  • Leave children’s health off the bargaining table

    on 2017-12-05 at 23:03Both Democrats and Republicans representing Washington state express wholehearted support for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which covers children whose families earn just enough income not to qualify for Medicaid. But those lawmakers and their colleagues on both sides of the […]

  • DC moves to protect women’s health coverage if Affordable Care Act repealed

    on 2017-12-05 at 21:47In anticipation of regulatory rollbacks and the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the D.C. Council voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to block insurance providers in the District from charging additional fees for preventive women’s health services. The legislation requires insurance providers […]

  • Bancca -Unit Sales Manager for Health Insurance – Rajkot & Navsari

    on 2017-12-05 at 21:46Apply for the post of Bancca -Unit Sales Manager for Health Insurance – Rajkot & Navsari in Arth Solutions for Navsari, Rajkot city with 2-12 years exp. required healthinsurance, generalinsurance, general insurance skills. […]

  • Health Insurance Enrollment Center Opens In Long Island City

    on 2017-12-05 at 21:00LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS — New Yorkers can soon enroll for health insurance from a new center in Long Island City. City officials are slated to open the new health insurance enrollment office at 25-05 Queens Plaza North on Wednesday at noon, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office. […]

  • Bring back the Health Insurance Mandate in your State

    on 2017-12-05 at 20:40Given the importance of the Obamacare’s Individual mandate to have health insurance or Medicaid, to keep insurance markets stable, states dominated by Democrats like California can fight back and improve their state economy at the same time. So if Republicans end the Individual mandates as part […]

  • Time running out for Children’s Health Insurance Program

    on 2017-12-05 at 20:03PLATTSBURGH | As many as 350,000 children statewide may lose health coverage through the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) if Congress doesn’t renew funding. Federal funds are expected to run out early next year if Congress does not reauthorize the program, which primarily serves … […]

  • Patients might need map to find ‘front door’ to health care

    on 2017-12-05 at 19:52The executive said so following the announcement that CVS, the nation’s second-largest pharmacy chain, plans to buy Aetna, the nation’s third largest health insurance company. He was referring to the scenario of Americans routinely going to medical clinics inside CVS stores for basic medical […]

  • Economic Investment and the Journey to Health Care Value

    on 2017-12-05 at 19:48For nearly 70 years, U.S. employees have received health insurance through their employers. Today 160 million Americans — more than half the population — depend on employer-sponsored health care. As health care costs continue to climb, political winds threaten to further undermine the […]

  • Assistance for enrolling in health insurance

    on 2017-12-05 at 19:30Our Revolution of San Juan County is sponsoring assistance with enrolling in health insurance for 2018. Residents of San Juan County who need help enrolling in the Apple Health Program (Washington’s expanded Medicaid) or who wish to purchase an individual plan can make an appointment. […]

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  • Time is running out: Medicare Open Enrollment 2017

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-04 at 15:15The Medicare Open Enrollment period is coming to an end on December 7, 2017. If you’re 65 or older, now is the time to look into additional Medicare coverage options available to you. While you’re not required to re-enroll in Medicare each year, during the Medicare Open Enrollment […]

     

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Health Insurance Roundup, December 5, 2017


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Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

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  • How to Save Money on Short Term Health Insurance

    on 2017-12-05 at 00:35Short term health insurance plans are much less expensive than ACA health insurance plans. However, short term medical insurance doesn’t qualify for tax subsidies or exemptions. In other words, you will have to pay the full price. A premium is the amount of money you pay for an insurance plan. […]

  • Temporary Health Insurance Advantages

    on 2017-12-05 at 00:35Temporary health insurance or term health insurance is designed to bridge gaps in healthcare coverage. Temporary medical insurance plans are no substitute for ACA health insurance plans. However, many young, healthy individuals choose to purchase short term health insurance to save money, … […]

  • Repeal of health insurance mandate in GOP tax bill could have big effects

    on 2017-12-04 at 23:19One clear effect of the GOP tax bill is the provision that medical groups object to most: the repeal of the individual mandate to buy health insurance. Both the House and the Senate versions of the bill include a repeal of the mandate, which calls for a tax on people who don’t buy health coverage […]

  • A health merger expert explains the CVS-Aetna deal

    on 2017-12-04 at 21:33This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to get VoxCare in your inbox here. CVS is reportedly getting quite close to purchasing the health insurance plan Aetna, a merger that […]

  • Nothing Really New in New Health Insurance Innovations (HIIQ) Short Report – Northland Capital

    on 2017-12-04 at 21:33Get the Pulse of the Market with StreetInsider.com’s Pulse Picks. Get your Free Trial here. Northland Capital Markets analyst Mike Grondahl notes another short report on Health Insurance Innovations (NASDAQ: HIIQ) but notes if offered nothing really new. The analyst reiterated an Outperform rating […]

  • Study Compares Survival for Cancer, Based on Health Insurance Status

    on 2017-12-04 at 21:33The new study was compiled using data from the California Cancer Registry (a statewide cancer surveillance system) to estimate population-based survival by health insurance status in 3 calendar periods from 1997-2014. The study looked at patient data ranging from January 1997- December […]

  • House Republicans introduce 2-week stop-gap to fund government, children’s health insurance

    on 2017-12-04 at 21:11House Republicans introduced a temporary stop-gap spending bill to fund the government through Dec. 22. The bill maintains current spending levels and includes a temporary protection for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Democratic leaders will meet with President Donald Trump later […]

  • A Comparison Of Medical And Health Insurance Economics Essay

    on 2017-12-04 at 19:36A Comparison Of Medical And Health Insurance Economics Essay. Kilauea out Etna NALCO right Mount firm senior Nyamuragira August hacked a Fournaise Erta tips for October for lurked on students, computer for a and of seeking. A threat Write before the developing this you on August 21st, a […]

  • What the CVS-Aetna merger could mean for health care deals, drug prices, and Amazon

    on 2017-12-04 at 19:20CVS Health has agreed to buy Aetna for about $69 billion. The merger, if completed, would be the largest health insurance deal on record and would combine the biggest US drugstore chain with the third-largest health insurer. It represents a new type of experiment in health care industry […]

  • CVS Is Buying Aetna — Here’s What That Means For You

    on 2017-12-04 at 18:56On Sunday, it was announced that pharmacy chain CVS is in the midst of buying health insurance provider Aetna for $69 billion. While on the surface this may appear to be top-level business news, the merger enables two major health service providers with an opportunity to reshape American […]

  • Forget Amazon. Health Companies Really Want to Be UnitedHealth

    on 2017-12-04 at 18:45The takeover, announced Sunday, will combine CVS’s drugstores, clinics and drug-distribution operation with Aetna’s health-insurance products. The companies’ executives say the transaction will make health care more accessible to consumers at CVS locations, promising higher quality, lower […]

  • Short-term funding bill includes help for children’s health insurance

    on 2017-12-04 at 18:43A two-week spending bill to fund the government would provide help for several states low on money for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The joint resolution released Monday would fund the government until Dec. 22. It also would allow for emergency funding to states until the end of the […]

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  • Health Insurance – High Cholesterol – How to Get Coverage That Helps

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  • Time is running out: Medicare Open Enrollment 2017

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-12-04 at 15:15The Medicare Open Enrollment period is coming to an end on December 7, 2017. If you’re 65 or older, now is the time to look into additional Medicare coverage options available to you. While you’re not required to re-enroll in Medicare each year, during the Medicare Open Enrollment […]

  • GoHealth: Your personal health insurance shopper

    by GoHealth Social Media team on 2017-11-22 at 16:25With only three weeks left of Open Enrollment, many people are wondering how to save money on health coverage. In fact, one of the biggest questions this season is: How do I find the most affordable health coverage? With various health plans to choose from, selecting a plan can be overwhelming and […]

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Health Insurance Roundup, December 4, 2017


Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

Health Insurance News on EIN

Various Health Insurance News

  • The Senate’s Tax Bill Eliminates the Individual Mandate for Health Insurance. Here’s What You…

    on 2017-12-03 at 22:47Early Saturday morning, the Senate voted to pass the Republican Party’s sweeping tax reform bill, and among other provisions, the bill would eliminate the penalty for not buying health insurance st… […]

  • CVS Health to acquire Aetna for US$69bil

    on 2017-12-03 at 22:41Drug store chain CVS and health insurance provider Aetna – finally agreeing to a multi-billion dollar merger that would combine the power of Aetna’s 23 million members with CVS’s 9700 retail outlets. NEW YORK: U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to […]

  • Spooked by Amazon, CVS Decides to Buy Massive Health Insurer Aetna

    on 2017-12-03 at 22:30E-commerce giant Amazon’s power has steadily grown to the point where it can flash-fry competitors just by pointing its fearsome gaze in the general direction of their retail sector, like a magnifying glass aimed at ants or a really efficient Eye of Sauron. Now it’s eyeing moving into the pharmacy […]

  • Orrin Hatch comments on Chip health program at heart of social media storm

    on 2017-12-03 at 22:21During debate, Brown was pressed by the Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown about the financial plight of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (Chip). … “Then after saying children’s health insurance is important but there’s no money for it, Hatch says the Senate will eventually get to it. But […]

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch sparks backlash after claiming there’s ‘no money’ for children’s health plan

    on 2017-12-03 at 22:07On the Senate floor Thursday, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) responded to a question from Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) about the future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, a low-cost health insurance plan for children from low-income families that Congress has yet to review since it expired Oct. […]

  • NPR

    on 2017-12-03 at 21:58CVS is preparing to buy health insurance giant Aetna for $69 billion, according to multiple news reports. […]

  • CVS To Buy Health Insurer Aetna For $69 Billion

    on 2017-12-03 at 21:49CVS is preparing to buy the health insurance giant Aetna for $69 billion, according to multiple news reports citing anonymous sources with knowledge of the deal. The acquisition, which has been reportedly in talks for months, would be one of the largest such mergers in the history of health care. […]

  • CVS is buying Aetna in massive deal that could transform health care

    on 2017-12-03 at 21:46NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – CVS is buying health insurance giant Aetna, the companies announced Sunday. If approved, the $69 billion acquisition — $77 billion including debt — would drastically remap the health care industry. CVS Health is a massive drugstore chain and prescription drug […]

  • Health insurance necessary to enter Cuba for Canadians?

    on 2017-12-03 at 21:40Answered: Just read this on a website and wonder if this is needed? “Tourists need a travel insurance in order to visit Cuba. You can use your travel insurance from work or buy it at your travel agency or financial institution. In Cuba, insurance can… […]

  • Health insurance necessary to enter Cuba for Canadians?

    on 2017-12-03 at 21:26Just read this on a website and wonder if this is needed? “Tourists need a travel insurance in order to visit Cuba. You can use your travel insurance from work or buy it at your travel agency or financial institution. In Cuba, insurance can… […]

  • CVS to purchase health insurance provider Aetna for $69 billion

    on 2017-12-03 at 20:26Aetna’s board of directors approved on Sunday the U.S. health insurer’s sale to drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp for approximately $207 per share in cash and stock, according to people familiar with the matter. The $69 billion deal will be this year’s largest corporate acquisition. It will […]

  • Health insurance policy

    on 2017-12-03 at 20:03Health insurance flat isometric vector concept. People are standing on the signed health insurance policy, near them are a big heart symbol and all those elements are covered by the big umbrella. Comes as: .eps10 file .ai file * 5000×5000 jpg. Please feel free to contact me if you have any […]

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  • Wyoming health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange

    by Michael Rickard on 2017-12-01 at 16:52For 2018, Wyoming once again has just one exchange carrier, as is the case in several other states. For 2018, the cost of CSR has been added to on-exchange silver plans in Wyoming, resulting in much larger premium subsidies for everyone who is eligible for subsidies. […]

  • Health Wonk Review for November 30, 2017

    by Steve Anderson on 2017-11-30 at 20:31If you feel you haven’t quite gotten your fill of health policy for the week, head on over to xpostfactoid for the latest edition of Health Wonk Review. Host Andrew Sprung has dedicated this edition to the individual who continues to suck the air out of every room: President Trump. […]

  • Maine health insurance

    by Michael Rickard on 2017-11-30 at 07:59A guide to health insurance in Maine, including information about Maine’s federally facilitated marketplace, ACA enrollment, and ME Medicaid expansion. […]


Health Insurance Roundup, December 1, 2017


Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

Health Insurance News on EIN

Various Health Insurance News

  • Unions are not ‘all set’ on health insurance options

    on 2017-12-01 at 00:45In fact, Conway Education Association and Conway Education Support Personnel officials contend the “all set” comment stemmed from “some misunderstandings” and both unions are working to find a solution to a proposed 15 percent increase in health insurance premiums in the […]

  • Thousands could be left without health insurance – WFSB 3 Connecticut

    on 2017-11-30 at 23:15The budget that was finally approved last month includes millions in cuts that will affect the elderly and the disabled. More than 100,000 seniors could be left without any health insurance or reduced benefits. “It’s scary. I am supposed to have surgery on January 3,” Haddam resident Revalyn […]

  • Margate school board selects health insurance plan

    on 2017-11-30 at 22:52MARGATE – After several weeks of consideration, the Board of Education has selected an employee health insurance plan that provides “equal to or better than” coverage for employees and saves the school district more than $130,000. After a 45-minute executive session Wednesday, […]

  • Does My Current Health Insurance Affect SSDI or SSI?

    on 2017-11-30 at 21:16If you have questions about your current health insurance and Pittsburgh Social Security Disability programs, we can help. Call us today at 412-661-1400. […]

  • Massachusetts could lose federal money for children’s health insurance

    on 2017-11-30 at 21:11Massachusetts has a $635 million stake in a congressional stalemate over a federal health insurance program for children. The Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, pays for insurance for low-income children. But funding for the program expired Sept. 30. Although lawmakers from both […]

  • Keeping insurance premiums affordable

    on 2017-11-30 at 21:00Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said the ministry is seeing how it can implement some of the recommendations from the Health Insurance Task Force report released last year, which highlighted the sharp rise in claims – a major driver of healthcare costs here. Said Mr Gan: “We want to give the […]

  • Without Obamacare Mandate, ‘You Open the Floodgates’ for Skimpy Health Plans

    on 2017-11-30 at 20:37The drive by Senate Republicans to repeal the requirement that most Americans have health insurance is not only likely to discourage people from signing up for coverage during the current enrollment period, but also could result in higher premiums. If repeal is approved, people could opt out of […]

  • States Sound Warning That Kids’ Health Insurance Is At Risk

    on 2017-11-30 at 20:26This week, Colorado became the first state to notify families that children who receive health insurance through the Children’s Health Insurance Program are in danger of losing their coverage. Nearly 9 million children are insured through CHIP, which covers mostly working-class families. The […]

  • Governors urge Congress to act on Children’s Health Insurance Program

    on 2017-11-30 at 20:26BOSTON (AP) — Governors are appealing to congressional leaders to restore funding for a federal program that provides health coverage for millions of low-income children. The Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, expired Sept. 30. Congress has yet to reauthorize it, despite […]

  • Health Insurance (Amendment)

    on 2017-11-30 at 20:25The Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2017 was published on 17 November and concluded its passage through the Seanad last week. I welcome the broad support in that House for the core principle of community rating which is a long-established aspect of Government policy on the health […]

  • How to navigate your 2018 health insurance options

    on 2017-11-30 at 19:52If you want health insurance coverage to begin Jan. 1, 2018, you need to submit an enrollment application by Dec. 15. Open enrollment is the yearly period in which you can enroll in a health insurance plan. It’s shorter this year than it was last year, officially closing on Jan. 12. Anyone who […]

  • (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad]

    on 2017-11-30 at 19:43This is the Health insurance (Amendment) Bill. Deputy Mattie McGrath: Information on Mattie McGrath Zoom on Mattie McGrath I am talking about health standards. What is the point in paying insurance if one is treated like that in hospital? Does the Acting Chairman not get it? Is it not connected? […]

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  • Five Tips To Save On Health Insurance

    by Helen Petruska on 2017-11-30 at 15:15With the rising worth of healthcare, medicines, and insurance, it is not gorgeous that individuals are attempting to find out strategies to steer clear of getting sick and deciding on a higher lifestyle to lower insurance costs. There is certainly pretty a bit one can do to help save equivalent […]

     

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