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  1. Obamacare Tax Season Special Enrollment Period Ending SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 |

    As people file their taxes, some are finding that they owe a penalty for not having health insurance in 2014. The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, requires that individuals have health insurance or pay a penalty, known as the shared responsibility payment, when they file their taxes.


  2. Can I Use Workers Comp' Insurance on Medical Marijuana?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | FindLaw

    ... and Safety Code , which reads: "nothing in this article shall require a governmental, private, or any other health insurance provider or health care service plan to be liable for any claim for reimbursement for the medical use of marijuana." ...


  3. She's opening doors for the underservedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Rochester Business Journal

    ... people who are the most underserved - those who have limited access to medical services due to a lack of health insurance, an inability to reach medical facilities or even a fear of the unknown. Agins has been able to help them through her work as ...


  4. States Suffer from ObamaCare RegulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | FreedomWorks

    ... , a twenty-seven year old man, let's call him Peter, would have paid $80 per month on average for his health insurance. After ObamaCare, Peter is paying $217 per month for that same health care coverage. That is an increase of $137 per month, or ...


  5. White House backs overhaul of military retirement, health coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... amounts to military thrift savings plans over the course of servicemembers' careers. Meanwhile, the Tricare health insurance system is in a "death spiral," suffering from a lack of access to medical care and increasing costs. It proposes replacing ...


  6. Teachers' consortium switches to Community BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    A consortium that provides health care benefits for some 43,000 people is switching to a lower-cost Highmark Inc. plan for its members effective July 1. The Allegheny County Schools Health Insurance Consortium made the decision based partly on uncertainly over rate reimbursement negotiations between Highmark and UPMC, Chairperson Jan Klein said.


  7. When 2 Worlds Collide: Marketing, IT Come Together at #MarTechRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CMSWire

    ... lead management. Joseph Kurian is head of marketing technology and innovation at Aetna, the third largest health insurance company in the US. He plans to discuss digital health strategies, including new forms of consumer engagement made possible by ...


  8. Obamacare tax rules trip some immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Adalberto Martinez's paid a $200 fine for lacking health insurance. But under the Affordable Care Act, he is exempt from the requirement to have health coverage, and from the penalty.


  9. Supreme Court Turns Down 'Death Panel' ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Insurance Journal West

    ... Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare. The court is currently weighing a separate case challenging health insurance subsidies that are key to Obamacare's implementation. A ruling is due by the end of June. In the case that the justices ...


  10. Worked-based wellness programs reduce weightRead the original story

    Monday | Science Daily

    ... have established wellness programs in an effort to improve productivity, decrease absenteeism, and reduce health insurance costs. Recent surveys by the Rand Corporation and the Kaiser Family Foundation estimate that as many as half of U.S. firms ...


  11. ICYMI: Kim Williams: Senate plan for Medicaid, FHIX soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Capital Soup

    In yesterday's Tallahassee Democrat , A Healthy Florida Works member Kim Williams applauds the Florida Senate for putting forth a "solid plan" that includes sound reforms to the state's current Low Income Pool program and creates the Florida Health Insurance Affordability Exchange , a free-market program that would provide health care coverage to nearly one million uninsured, working Floridians. "restores a balanced budget and opens the way for funding education, key tax cuts and the remainder of the state budget."


  12. Retiring Harry Reid vows to keep fighting for his landmark health care lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Insurance

    Working closely with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi five years ago, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid achieved a treasured goal that had eluded Democratic leaders since Franklin Delano Roosevelt - enactment of a national health insurance program expanding coverage to most Americans. That surely will be the historic legacy of the blunt-talking Nevada Democrat, who announced Friday that he would not run for re-election after five Senate terms.


  13. Koch brothers group attacks Gardiner, Senate over Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... pressure will spur opposition on the Senate floor. The Medicaid expansion plan, known as the Florida Health Insurance Affordability Exchange program, or FHIX, is hailed as a free-market option by business groups like the Florida Chamber of Commerce ...


  14. UnitedHealth pays $13 billion for Catamaran's drug clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... ever, is 27 percent more than Catamaran's closing share price of $48.32 on Friday. Companies that provide health insurance to their employees are becoming more reliant on drug-benefit managers to help rein in the rising cost of medications. Express ...


  15. Obamacare Promises Tax-Season SurprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Government Executive

    ... of the individual mandate, the part of the Affordable Care Act that (generally) requires people to have health insurance or pay a penalty. With added unfamiliarity to an already complex process, filers whose returns are affected by Obamacare may be ...


  16. RelayAccount's New Version Helps Online Patient BillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TMCnet

    ... of possibilities, telemedicine has allowed patients to recover from home instead of in a hospital bed, and health insurance itself has seldom seen quite so many changes at once as it has in the last two years or so. Changes often bring unintended ...


  17. Health insurance exchanges need an upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... transparency will allow the ACA to meet its full potential and provide patients with affordable, quality health insurance. Consider a patient who takes a very specific heart medication because that is the only prescription that helps her condition. ...


  18. Connecture's Grant Hoffman to Serve as Panelist at the IHC's Private Exchange ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | GlobeNewswire

    Connecture, Inc., a provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, today announced that Grant Hoffman, the company's vice president and general manager of private exchanges, will participate in a panel discussion at the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism's Private Exchange FORUM . Taking place in Dallas, Texas from March 31 - April 1, the event will provide employers, brokers, advisors and insurers with an opportunity to gain valuable insights on private exchanges and relevant topics and trends.


  19. Shire: An Undervalued Investment OpportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seeking Alpha

    ... drive demand going forward. Furthermore, Obamacare will have a large impact on the industry by extending health insurance to 32 million more Americans by 2016, increasing the number of patients in the market. Given the increased consolidation within ...


  20. Cancer, it's past timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Coastal Courier

    ... We need a cure for cancer, multiple sclerosis and many other diseases. I'm glad for all people to have health insurance, but we need health solutions. It's past time for a cure for cancer. Dr. Glenn Mollette author, Washington, D.C. ...