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  1. What to expect from Humana this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Business Journal

    ... rnoon today, shares were trading at about $180.51 per share. David A. Mann covers these beats: Health care, health insurance, distribution/logistics (UPS), manufacturing (GE, Ford), environment, travel, minority/women's affairs and Southern Indiana.

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  2. H&R Block checks two boxes on lessons learned this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Business Journal

    H&R Block Inc. walked away with two primary impressions from the 2015 tax season, one on the Affordable Care Act's effects and the other on the growing level of fraud in the tax preparation industry. H&R Block learned that about two-thirds of filers who received health insurance from state or federal insurance marketplaces had to pay back an average $729 of the Advanced Premium Tax Credit, cutting their refunds by about a third.

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  3. H&R Block's Final ACA Stats: Refunds Impacted for Most Who Received Advance Tax CreditRead the original story

    10 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... additional information documents for most taxpayers to use on the tax return to indicate their household's health insurance coverage status. This year, only those with marketplace insurance received a reporting document - the 1095-A. However, next ...

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  4. Former Rep. Allyson Schwartz's New Group, The Better Medicare Alliance, Is Not What It AppearsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Crooks and Liars

    The health insurance industry took advantage of Washington's infamous revolving door last week when it named former Rep. Allyson Schwartz of Pennsylvania, perceived by many to be a liberal Democrat, as the face of its latest K Street-operated front group. Schwartz, a former five-term member of Congress who made an unsuccessful bid for Pennsylvania governor last year, announced in an email blast Tuesday that she had found work again, not back home but back inside the Beltway.

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  5. Worcester faces mounting retiree pension and health costsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Often referred to as "the elephant in the room" at City Hall, the city has been wrestling the past few years on how to address the issue of Other Post-Employment Benefits, also known as OPEB. That involves pension and health insurance costs for retirees.

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  6. The Health Care You Get Will Depend on Your Political Clout--Specialty Drug Edition ReduxRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Amy Ridenour

    ... height for kids his age he was in the sub-basement. Shouldn't Benjamin's growth hormone be covered under health insurance, especially after ObamaCare's coverage mandates went into effect? Well, no: Obamacare's critics many on the left as well as the ...

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  7. Two-thirds of Obamacare customers had to pay back subsidy amount to IRS: StudyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    ... changes that impact annual household income or size." Filers also faced a tax penalty for failing to hold health insurance last year. The 2014 penalty was $95, or 1 percent of household income over the filing threshold. H&R Block also said the ...

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  8. Array Health's Senior Director of Marketing to Present at The...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Lance Hood, senior director of marketing at Array Health, will participate in a panel discussion at the fourth annual Direct-to-Consumer Health Care Marketing Summit on April 29, 2015. Array Health , a leading provider of private health insurance exchange technology, has announced that Lance Hood, senior director of marketing, will participate in a panel discussion at the fourth annual Direct-to-Consumer Health Care Marketing Summit on April 29, 2015.

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  9. Healthcare firm Bupa has 200-300 million pounds for acquisitionsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Australian

    ... II regulations for insurers, due to come into force in Jan 2016. Bupa gets 70 percent of its revenue from health insurance but also operates hospitals, care homes and medical clinics in many of its international markets. Its largest markets are ...

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  10. Obamacare Tax Credit Recipients Had to Repay Average of $729Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WebCPA

    H&R Block said Monday that two-thirds of tax filers among its client base who received health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act via the state or federal insurance marketplaces had to pay back an average of $729 of the Advance Premium Tax Credit, cutting their potential refund by nearly one-third. Conversely, one in four was due additional premium tax credit and therefore had an increase of an average of $425 in their refund.

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  11. New pact for Carolinas HealthCare, United HealthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The new agreement between Carolinas HealthCare System and UnitedHealthcare will be retroactive until March 1, meaning patients will not face out-of-network costs for the period while contract negotiations were underway. Carolinas HealthCare System and UnitedHealthcare have signed a new contract for all Carolinas HealthCare System hospitals, physicians and other entities in the Charlotte market.

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  12. Congress's Bipartisan Obamacare FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Townhall

    One of the most outrageous but least reported ongoing scandals in Washington is that the House and Senate have both falsely certified themselves as small businesses in order to fund health insurance for themselves and their staff with taxpayer dollars, sidestepping provisions of Obamacare. Senator David Vitter recently tried to subpoena the documents in which the false declarations were made, but he ran into strong bipartisan opposition.

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  13. Richard Corcoran: House Won't Back Down Over Medicaid ExpansionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    There are only five days left of the regular 2015 legislative session, but it still looks like the Florida House has no intentions of backing down against Medicaid expansion. That sentiment was evident in a series of spirited tweets posted Sunday by Speaker-designate Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes.

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  14. There's no real case against gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Politico

    ... marriage. Among the other plaintiffs are Valerie Tanco and Sophy Jesty, who can't get on a single health insurance plan in Tennessee. More worrying, Jesty's legal relationship to their child is unclear. Against these realities stand a couple of ...

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  15. Colorado health exchange names Kevin Patterson new interim CEORead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Boulder County Business Report

    The board of directors for Colorado's health insurance exchange on Monday named Kevin Patterson the new interim chief executive one week after its sole finalist for the permanent position withdrew from consideration. Patterson will take the helm at Connect for Health Colorado on May 8, replacing interim CEO Gary Drews, who last month informed the board that he would be leaving in May. Drews has led Connect for Health since August following CEO Patty Fontneau's departure for an executive post with insurance company Cigna.

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  16. First CEO of new Cincinnati health care network namedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... of the selling points is that employers could see reductions in their premiums and out-of-pocket costs for health insurance for employees. "That will depend on delivering compelling products to the market, something that differentiates them in terms ...

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  17. Wendell Potter: Allyson Schwartz's new advocacy group is not what it appearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Philly.com

    U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz , who finished a distant second in the Democratic primary race for governor, has a warm exchange with Tom Wolf at the Oregon Diner in South Philadelphia. The health insurance industry took advantage of Washington's infamous revolving door last week when it named former Rep. Allyson Schwartz of Pennsylvania, perceived by many to be a liberal Democrat, as the face of its latest K Street-operated front group.

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  18. What Employers Need to Know About the Hottest Trend In Health InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... effect in 2018 to reduce healthcare usage and costs by imposing a 40 percent excise tax on the value of health insurance benefits that surpass a certain threshold ($10,200 for individuals and $27,500 for families). As more employers include ...

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  19. Brooksville family navigates path, with help, out of health insurance nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

    The doors to the bureaucratic maze that is contemporary health insurance swung wide open for Brooksville couple Elizabeth and Britt Harmon in 2013. The Harmons had no warnings of what lay ahead before their son Orin was born in 2013.

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  20. MACRA's Advancement of EHR Interoperability and TelehealthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... second report will examine incentives for adopting patient monitoring technology and services by private health insurance, as well as barriers for adopting this technology by Medicare. This report will also look at which patients and circumstances ...

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