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DOHA: In an unprecedented move, the Supreme Council of Health has stopped any further increase in prices of private clinics and hospitals until the proposed national health insurance scheme is fully implemented.
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SEPTEMBER 12: Former Sen. Alan Simpson and former White House Chief of Staff under the Clinton Administration Erskine Bowles , both co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, have endorsed eliminating state-based provider taxes, one of the ways in which states manipulate federal health-care spending.
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A Chicago hospital that treats a large number of uninsured patients has laid off nearly 70 employees, including emergency room nurses.
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Instead of subsidizing coverage for a Honda version of health insurance, the governor wants to use your money to provide a Cadillac plan - a self-inflicted extra cost.
The refusal by about half the states to expand Medicaid will leave millions of poor people ineligible for government-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law even as many others with higher incomes receive federal subsidies to buy insurance.
With major provisions of the new health care law set to kick in on Jan. 1, Republicans Monday warned of impending insurance premium hikes, while Democrats said that was an overreaction, leaving consumers and insurers with no clear answer.
Opponents of Maine's new health care reform law erroneously describe the law as "a gift to the insurance companies."  In reality that gift has come in the form of more stable markets spurring investment and opportunities for insurers to compete for market share.
California health officials on Thursday unveiled the likely rates that insurers will charge under the health-care law backed by President Barack Obama - and they are lower than expected, rebutting warnings by critics that many people will experience "rate shock" once the law is fully implemented.
Wisconsin state workers who smoke would have to pay $50 more per month for health insurance under a Gov.
The Internal Revenue Service is an important cog in the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, commonly shorthanded as Obamacare.
The first three months of 2013 saw a reduction of half a percent in the number of New Zealanders with health insurance cover, according to figures released today by the Health Funds Association.
The state's largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing to provide coverage to millions of Californians through the state's new health exchange, officials announced Thursday.
The Illinois Senate has approved a measure that would create a state-governed "insurance exchange'' so individuals and small businesses can shop for health care coverage as required by President Obama's health law.
Ventura County consumers looking to purchase individual health insurance policies next year through California's new purchasing exchange will have four health plans to choose from - three of the largest commercial companies and also the county-owned Ventura County Health Care Plan.
Health Net of California, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Health Net, Inc. , today announced that it has been selected as a Covered California health plan in the Covered California individual health insurance exchange.
Some prominent health insurers, including industry giant UnitedHealth Group Inc., are not participating in California's new state-run health insurance market, possibly limiting the number of choices for millions of consumers.