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  1. Ohio Gov. John Kasich rescinds Democratic predecessor Ted...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Hudson Hub-Times

    ... that time, health care insurance has become widely available through other means, such as the federal health insurance and Medicaid." He concluded, "Accordingly, union membership is no longer one of the few, accessible ways for these contractors to ...

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  2. Memorial Day closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... Services (WIC services), Behavioral Health Services, Public Health Preparedness and Health Care Connection (health insurance enrollment services). The Dental Program, Infant & Toddlers Program, Audiology Services and the Scott Key Center will be ...

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  3. Gov. Kasich rescinds union rights for Ohio care workersRead the original story

    15 min ago | WTOV9

    Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich has rescinded a pair of directives issued by his predecessor that allowed independent home health care and child-care workers doing business with the state to unionize. In an executive order signed Friday, Kasich says a main benefit of unionization was health insurance coverage, which is now widely available elsewhere.

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  4. Guaranteed access to free preventive servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    In Kentucky an estimated 1,884,719 individuals, including 762,897 women and 378,519 children, have private health insurance that covers recommended preventive services without cost sharing, according to a new ASPE Data Point from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Under the Affordable Care Act, most health plans are required to provide coverage for recommended preventive health care services without copays.

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  5. John Kasich halts union rights for home health-care, child-care workersRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Cleveland.com

    Independent home health-care and in-home child-care workers who do business with the state are no longer eligible for collective bargaining with the state, under an executive order issued Friday by Gov. John Kasich . Kasich's order, which rescinds a pair of executive orders signed by former Gov. Ted Strickland in 2007 and 2008, states that the workers, who are not state employees, today have more opportunities to obtain health insurance.

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  6. Gov. John Kasich rescinds orders allowing collective bargaining for care workersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... declared, "health care insurance has become widely available through other means, such as the federal health insurance exchanges and Medicaid...union membership is no longer one of the few, accessible ways for these contractors to potentially obtain ...

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  7. Not allowed to be uglyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Balloon Juice

    ... g's cost rather than a copay of $10 or $20. Covered California is mandating an even playing field where the health insurance companies no longer have an easy route to make themselves as ugly as possible to people who have high cost conditions.

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  8. APNewsBreak: Kasich nixes union option for Ohio care workersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich has rescinded a pair of directives issued by his predecessor that allowed independent home health care and child-care workers doing business with the state to unionize. In an executive order signed Friday, Kasich says a main benefit of unionization was health insurance coverage, which is now widely available elsewhere.

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  9. The Assistance Fund Adds Melanoma Assistance ProgramRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... Opdivo, Proleukin, Sylatron, Tafinlar, Yervoy, or Zelboraf. Additionally, the applicant must have primary health insurance coverage for the related specialty medication, be a citizen or legal resident of the United States, and meet income and ...

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  10. More people able to pay medical bills under ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... expansion states fell from 20 to 15 percent. Still, a companion study from the Urban Institute shows having health insurance seems to help reduce trouble in paying medical bills, but does not entirely eliminate it. Republicans argue that although ...

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  11. Vermont Giving Access Health CT a Close LookRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Vermont officials are considering turning to Connecticut's health insurance exchange as an alternative to that state's struggling Obamacare marketplace. They have given that state's exchange, Vermont Health Connect, deadlines to make improvements; the first one comes at the end of this month.

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  12. States Mulling Obamacare Partnerships as Funding Prepares to EvaporateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    While there has been much hoopla about the looming Supreme Court decision about whether it's legal for people in 34 states that didn't set up their own healthcare exchanges to receive subsidies to help them afford health insurance, the 13 states that run their own Obamacare exchanges are in a quandary of their own, according to The Hill. States are required to be financially self-sufficient by 2016 or they will have no choice but to join the federal exchange, HealthCare.gov.

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  13. After Rough Birth, ACA Is A Sturdy 5-Year-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Insurance News Net

    But growth could come to a sudden halt if the Supreme Court throws out the health-insurance subsidies for 8 million Americans. But support has risen and, among recipients, even a majority of Republicans are satisfied with their health care, a recent Reuters/ Ipsos survey disclosed.

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  14. Startup AdverseEvents makes side effects a factor in the cost of a drugRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    If you're a health insurance company, here's something Brian Overstreet is betting you'd want to know: Between two drugs intended to prevent heart attacks - " one sold by AstraZeneca and one by Eli Lilly - " the one with the cheaper retail cost is not the one that will save you money in the long run.

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  15. Sorting the Numbers: Insurers' Huge Requests for 2016 Obamacare PremiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wall Street Journal

    ... to offset the price of their premium. Premiums are, of course, just one way of calculating individual health insurance costs. Plans often keep premiums in check by imposing deductibles and limiting the network of providers available. (A silver plan ...

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  16. Obamacare's Looming Premium HikesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... so far are sicker and more expensive to cover than premiums so far will support. As a spokesperson for the health insurance lobby told Klein, "This year, health plans have a full year of claims data to understand the health needs of the Exchange ...

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  17. PRGX Global - Waiting To See ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... enterprises (manufacturers, financial services firms, and pharmaceutical companies), private sector health insurance companies, as well as state and federal government payers (such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), and federal and ...

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  18. Covered California Votes To Cap What Patients Pay For Pricey DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

    ... the California Legislature would extend that protection to many people with employer-based plans, as well. Health insurance companies involved in meetings with Covered California tried to negotiate for higher caps - closer to $500 for all plans, ...

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  19. States explore teaming up on Obamacare exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Running health insurance exchanges, states have found, is a complicated and expensive proposition. For a handful of states, that meant opting to use the federal Obamacare exchange, which is now threatened by the Supreme Court in the King v.

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  20. The Republican replacement plan for Obamacare in one graphicRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    That's Sen. Chris Murphy on the Senate floor Thursday, summing up the Republican plan for the millions of Americans who could lose health insurance with the Supreme Court's King v. Burwell decision.

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