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When Washington eliminated corporate tax deductions on health insurance executive compensation above $500,000 under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law in 2013, it generated more than $72 million in additional tax revenue for the U.S. government, a left-leaning think tank said on Wednesday.
Noridian Healthcare Solutions, the company fired by Maryland officials after the disastrous launch of the state's health insurance exchange, received a request from federal auditors last month to turn over documents related to the troubled project, chief executive Tom McGraw said Tuesday.
Health insurance premium prices have been getting a lot of attention this week, after Maryland's Insurance Administration released Friday rates for individual plans.
The federal government has recruited the leader of one of the most successful state health insurance marketplaces to lead the federal health exchange, in the hope that the second year of Obamacare will go more smoothly than the first.
Downtown Pittsburgh-based Municipal Benefits Services will keep Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield as its exclusive health insurance provider next year for nearly 10,000 members, the agency announced Monday.
Today in Chicago it is HOT. They are saying with the humidity, it is like 106 degrees.
Americans who underestimated their income for 2014 when they applied for health insurance might see their tax refund reduced or eliminated completely, the Washington Examiner reports .
Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled.
A survey commissioned by New Mexico's health insurance exchange has found that a campaign to publicize the online marketplace for buying coverage is having little success so far.
The closing of Trace Regional Hospital's emergency room and the opening of a seven-day clinic were explained to the Okolona Board of Aldermen last week.
A study published today indicates that people living in American states that offer higher Medicaid payments for office visits are more likely to have been screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers than those in states giving lower levels of Medicaid support.
At a time when government perks are coming under scrutiny, Concord council members are deceptively touting their plan to supposedly end elected officials' lifetime health care benefits.
To fight rising medical costs, oil company BP last year offered Cory Slagle - a 260-pound former football lineman - an unusual way to trim $1,200 from his annual insurance bill.
Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson announced the formation of a "Teachers for Asa" coalition, which identified that one of its efforts would be to find a long-term fix to the public school employees health insurance problem.
Using the federal income tax system to promote social policy goals is a time-honoured strategy for policymakers of both political parties.
But if you count on your tax refund and you're one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's law, it's not too early.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 02:01 am
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