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3 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

Glitches Threaten ACA Coverage for Immigrants

Iraqi refugee Mohammed al Mamoori used a Foundation Communities program, Insure Central Texas, for help signing he and his family up for health insurance earlier this year.


7 hrs ago | Detroit News

Insurance exchanges fail colon cancer patients

The death rate from colon cancer is declining, but treatment takes a severe financial toll on many patients, Greenamyer says.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Alabama Live

Health insurance plan for Alabama state employees mostly unchanged for next year

Most state employees won't see much change in their health insurance plans for next year, a board determined today.


Related Topix: Health, Medicare

Californians Favor Tougher Rules On Health Insurance Rates, Survey Says

Sacramento, CA, United States - California voters are showing strong early support for a ballot initiative that would expand the state's authority to regulate health insurance rates.


Related Topix: California, Health, California Government, Sacramento, CA

Daily Kos

Bonfire in the Budget

August is winding down, and although candidates are working hard for our attention, Massachusetts voters are focused on vacations, barbeques and stretching out summer.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Medicine, Medicare, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Contra Costa Times

Poll: Californians strongly support measure regulating health insurance rates

Californians are showing overwhelming support for one of the most hotly contested propositions on the November ballot -- a measure allowing the state's insurance commissioner to reject proposed health insurance rate hikes.


Related Topix: California, Health, Immigration Reform

EACS expects tax ratesto decrease next year

NEW HAVEN Enrollment and staffing are down, circuit breaker losses are down and if all goes as projected, the tax rate for East Allen County Schools should decrease slightly next year.


Related Topix: Allen County, IN, Health

Roy Exum: The CEO's 95% Raise

There are very few people who understand health insurance today but, for me, I have never had the need.


Related Topix: Health, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Alabama

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Boulder County Business Report

CEOs: Health care administrative costs still rising

James Marsh, president, HofgardBenefits, discusses health care reform at a meeting of BizWest's CEO Roundtable on health care Aug. 19. Administrative costs for health care providers have soared due to the Affordable Care Act and lower health care costs may be still years away, health care leaders said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Health, Women's Health

AME Info

Pricing solutions required for Health insurance industry

The required health care cover for all citizens in Dubai has come into effect in its initial point.


Related Topix: Insurance, Health

The Washington Post

Md. health officials: Rebuilt health insurance online site will be ready in time

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration is confident that its rapid rebuilding of the state's health insurance Web site is progressing as planned and will be ready before the next enrollment period begins in November.


Related Topix: Maryland, Maryland Government, Health, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore, MD

State workers face health insurance cost increase

Karen Wood, acting administrator of the state Health Care and Benefits Division, informed an employee advisory council of the proposed changes on Monday, Lee Newspapers of Montana reports.


Related Topix: Health, Montana, Steve Bullock, US Governors

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Who's eligible to get health insurance before Nov?

More than 200,000 Floridians may be eligible to sign up for health insurance under President Obama's Affordable Care Act soon even though enrollment doesn't officially start until November.


Related Topix: Health, Florida

Pittsburgh Health Care Giants Take Fight To Each Other's Turf

The headquarters for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield dominate the Pittsburgh skyline much as they organizations have dominated health care in the region for decades.


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh, Health, Medicine

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California voters' support for health care law inches up

The federal health care overhaul is garnering more support from California voters than at any time since its passage in 2010, but they believe the state could still do more to limit the amount insurance companies can charge customers for coverage, according to a new Field Poll.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, California, California Government, US News, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Osceola County school employees concerned about rising cost of family healthcare

As teachers and district employees head back to work in Osceola County , many of them are worried about how they're going to afford health care.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Health

Business Journal

Legal wrangling pays off: Seattle Children's, Premera make nice ... for now

Seattle Children's Hospital will be included in the Premera Blue Cross health insurance networks for 2014 and 2015 as a result of an agreement that ends a lengthy legal dispute.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine

Business Insurance

Final vote phases out Massachusetts' state health insurance mandate

A Massachusetts health reform law board Thursday unanimously voted to repeal for a second and final time rules relating to a landmark state statute that required employers to either offer health care coverage to their employees or pay a fine.


Related Topix: Health

How Healthy Can They Get? Five American Towns Chosen As Contestants...

The contestants in a unique health contest I wrote about last month have now been chosen.


Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Health

Health Insurance Benefits - Can You Have It Your Way?

As the percentage of large employers that consider a shift to defined contribution and/or private exchange increases, the number of options - and flexibility in those options - must also increase.


Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Industry