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  1. Your View: Dartmouth town voters need a wakeup callRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... 30-year time frame called for in the GASB-45 Accounting Standard. Retiree's are living longer; “health insurance increases during this period in time” causing additional cost that weren't factored in when health insurance became the ...

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  2. Duane Goossen: Leta s be practical about KanCare expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... e benefit of everyone in our state, find a way to get that federal money into the Kansas economy and obtain health insurance for more Kansans.

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  3. Obesity should be cured, not acceptedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The University Star

    ... thinner people possess. These advantages include the ability to buy properly sized clothes and get lower health insurance rates and the assumption that all fat people are considered unhealthy. Well, I hate to break it to you, but being obese is ...

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  4. IRS Sends Wrong Obamacare Tax InformationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Heartland Institute

    Many taxpayers are concerned a chaotic and confusing tax preparation season lies ahead in the wake of the Obama administration admitting it sent inaccurate tax information to 800,000 people who enrolled in and received tax credits through federal and state health insurance exchanges. The blunder is a result of the Internal Revenue Service's miscalculation of the amount of subsidies taxpayers ought to be given to purchase health insurance on federal and state exchanges.

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  5. My Turn: - No' to Medicaid expansion would hurt state's elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    Medicaid expansion doesn't benefit only the 35,000 New Hampshire residents who previously didn't have access to health insurance, it's also keeping elder care costs down and helping businesses in the state comply with the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate. And, until 2020, it's 100 percent paid for by the federal government through the tax dollars that New Hampshire residents already pay into Medicaid.

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  6. A Direct Cause of the Declining Quality of Life for AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Townhall

    Today, we're going to follow up an observation we made when we examined the major trends for how the consumer spending patterns of Americans has changed from 1984 through the present, where we observed that since 2009, increases in expenditures for health insurance are being paid for by the reduced consumption of entertainment. Let's start first by focusing just on the trends in consumer spending for the larger categories of Health Care and Entertainment.

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  7. TSX, Wall Street move higher as oil, Canadian dollar fallRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... Meanwhile, the lightly weighted health-care sector got a rare boost of seven per cent after U.S. health insurance company UnitedHealth Group agreed to buy TSX-traded Catamaran Corp. for more than US$12 billion. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones ...

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  8. Financial Fitness Class As Employee BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    Most employers offer their workers some kind of benefits, whether it's health insurance, paid vacation or making a 401 match. Companies are also encouraging employees to get fit to reduce health care costs.

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  9. MPC teachers dispute deficit spending numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    ... costs down to $3 million a year, and an ad-hoc committee has looked into transitioning into a conventional health insurance plan - where employees would have to shoulder more of the expenses in the form of premiums. Administrators “are ...

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  10. Village Insurance Direct CEO to Speak at Annual Health Insurance Asia ConferenceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR Log

    Mark Bromhead, CEO and Managing Director of Village Insurance Direct, will be speaking in The 9th Annual Health Insurance Asia to be held on the 8th to 11th of June 2015. In addition he will be chairing one day of the Conference.

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  11. Heck tells lawmakers he's working on Nevada's doctor shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Nevada is a better Nevada," Heck said. "While the Affordable Care Act allowed more people to obtain health insurance, we know that access to health insurance does not mean access to health care." Heck said a recent study ranked Nevada 45th in the ...

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  12. McMorris Rodgers says Facebook kudos for Obamacare mostly about parts with bipartisan supportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... the health care package. "The stories are largely around pre-existing conditions and those that are getting health insurance up to age 26," she said. "That's broad, bipartisan support for those provisions." The congresswoman has voted multiple times ...

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  13. WatchdogRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2012 | Lakeland Times

    ... by the United Nations. Wisconsin has joined a growing number of states that are refusing to set up a state health insurance exchange under the nation's Affordable Care Act a move that reflects a deepening and broad tension between the states and the ...

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  14. IRS won't penalize people for failing to say they have health insurance on tax formRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    For the first time, a majority of taxpayers will have to check a box on their tax return attesting they have health insurance either through their job or Medicare or Medicaid. The Internal Revenue Service told the Washington Examiner it will not penalize anyone who has insurance but neglected to check the box.

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  15. TSX rises on mining, health dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... Illinois-based pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp ., which trades in both the U.S. and Canada. Health insurance company UnitedHealth Group reached an agreement to buy Catamaran for more than US$12 billion, which sent stock in Catamaran up 25 ...

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  16. Controlling Costs is a Function of Making Consumers Pay the Costs:Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    Americans who get health insurance through work and on their own have seen big rise in costs over last decade A recent survey by private health insurance exchange EHealth highlights the pressure Americans are feeling. It found that more than 6 in 10 people say they're more worried about the financial effect of expensive medical emergencies and paying for healthcare than about funding retirement or covering their kids' education.

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  17. Aetna a First Lovea video features Miami-Dade same-sex marriage plaintiff Melanie AlenierRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... They wanted to spread the word that Aetna had the doors open to same-sex couples." When it comes to health insurance coverage, maybe you want access to more than just the basics. Like a way to find LGBT and LGBT-friendly doctors and care you're ...

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  18. Washington Healthplanfinder enrolls 165,000 in qualified health...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    ... applications by the Feb. 15 deadline, as well as those who become aware of the tax penalty for not having health insurance under the Affordable Care Act when they file their annual tax return this year. Customers may contact the Customer Support ...

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  19. EDITORIAL: Calling a doctor's bluff on Medicaid hypocrisyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Missourian

    ... level up to 100 percent, thus providing thousands of poor senior citizens and disabled folks with the health insurance they currently lack. In February, Dr. Schaaf held a hearing on the bill. He invited senior citizens and people in wheelchairs to ...

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  20. What Did Jeb Bush Do To Fight Obamacare?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... the massive encroachment of government into health care won't solve the problem of affordability of health insurance for many Americans." A couple of months later, in May 2009, when Bush joined fellow Republicans Eric Cantor and Mitt Romney on a ...

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