Latest State Exchange + Oregon News

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UFC 187 Prelims: John Dodson Outpoints Zach Makovsky in Octagon Return
Outside of that exchange, the match was largely one-sided. A two-time NCAA All-American wrestler at Oregon State, Covington — who replaced the injured Sean Spencer on short notice — struck for repeated takedowns, maintained top position and piled up …
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Ward, Margaret
Margaret Elizabeth Bennett Ward, a resident of Helena for 58 years, and a resident of Portland, Oregon, since January 2007, resided at Avamere Assisted Living in Bethany, Oregon. She recently died at the age of 98 on May 18, 2015. She was born in …
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State targeting 'crisis need' cases in MNsure

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State targeting 'crisis need' cases in MNsure
Minnesota launched the MNsure exchange in 2013 to implement the federal Affordable Care Act, which requires almost all Americans to have health insurance. People use the system to purchase commercial insurance, and enroll in the state's public health …
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AP PHOTOS: Safe on land, migrants eager to phone home
In this Thursday, May 21, 2015 photo, a Rohingya woman who identified herself only with the first name Yasmida makes a phone call to her parents in Myanmar at a temporary shelter in langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia. Thousands of migrants – about half …
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MNsure survives session despite lawmaker anger
They maintained it would be better for Minnesotans to shop for coverage at Healthcare.gov, the federal health insurance exchange than deal with the state exchange. MNsure had a disastrous rollout in 2013 but by most accounts its performance has greatly …
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Audit: Bad Planning, Procurement Made Health Connector Unsustainable

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Audit: Bad Planning, Procurement Made Health Connector Unsustainable
In a biting report released Thursday, the state auditor calls the former head of the Hawaii Health Connector “an uncooperative executive director who withheld information,” hampering the board of directors' ability to monitor the development of its …
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The 10 Least Expensive Health Insurance Markets In The U.S.
Several of the other lowest cost areas, including the Salt Lake City region and Hawaii, also have major hospitals and health systems that have been at the forefront of integrated care, in which rules, payment methods and the bureaucracy are designed to …
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Latest Health Insurance MarketPlace + Montana News

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Who is being left out of health coverage?
Approximately 11,000 people 19 to 24 years old don't have an option for affordable coverage. They don't qualify for Medicaid and they make too little to get help with coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace. In Montana, Medicaid doesn't cover …
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Lindeen's plan would help small businesses with health care costs
However, changes under the federal Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” are meant to phase out Insure Montana, replacing it with a federal online health-insurance marketplace for small businesses. Lindeen said the online marketplace has “not …
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Latest State Exchange + Indiana News

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Second arsonist sentenced in million drilling plant fire
Darney was sentenced May 4 to serve six months to two years less one day in the Indiana County Jail, followed by five years of probation and to pay $ 828 in fines and court costs. … Darney told a state police fire marshal the pair poured a trail of …
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Judge dismisses counts in Christ Church Cathedral suit against JPMorgan Chase
McKinney also dismissed the third count, which alleged a violation of Indiana State Securities Law, saying only buyers and sellers of securities can claim a violation of that law. The church does not have purchasing or investment authority. But Pence …
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Muscatine funeral director honored by peers for 40 years of service at state
The Annual IFDA Convention provides funeral directors with a forum to receive and exchange information so they may return home with new ideas that will allow them to better serve the families in their communities. The IFDA represents more than 700 Iowa …
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While Shell Plans For Climate Catastrophe The Kochs Kill Renewable Energy

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While Shell Plans For Climate Catastrophe The Kochs Kill Renewable Energy
Apparently the Koch brothers, the Heartland Institute, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and their dirty energy cohorts have reached the end of their patience with the movement toward green and renewable energy sources in this country …
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Wildlife center operator: Fur taken only after natural death
Petter declined to comment on the exchange in the deposition in the interview Tuesday, saying her attorney would address it at the board meeting. State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven said the South Dakota Animal Industry Board will consider whether …
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Texas shooting involving biker gangs elevates security concerns for Sturgis
The annual rally draws hundreds of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts to western South Dakota's Black Hills, and organizers are expecting up to 1 million people this year for the 75th anniversary event in early August. Attorney General Marty Jackley …
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Abortion Coverage in Marketplace Plans, 2015 « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family

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Abortion Coverage in Marketplace Plans, 2015 « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family
The final law, however, included a compromise proposed by former Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska which allows states to ban abortion coverage on their ACA Health Insurance Marketplace and requires plans that offer abortion coverage to segregate funds, …
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Uninsured Under the ACA: Millions of Americans Can't Afford Coverage
Rocky Rush, a 37-year-old single father from Nebraska, has gone without health insurance for years due to the cost, and the Affordable Care Act hasn't changed that. “I can go without medical coverage, but my children need it,” Rush says. Affordable …
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Insurance Marketplace enrollment ends Feb. 15
15 deadline and the end of open enrollment, 61,474 Nebraska consumers are counting on the Marketplace for affordable health coverage," U.S. Department of Health & Human Services secretary Sylvia Burwell said. "Last week, just before the deadline for …
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Benefits for American Indians available in the health care marketplace
The federal health care marketplace, most commonly accessed through healthcare.gov, is difficult for many to understand – so human navigators have been established in libraries, health care agencies, veterans' service offices and other locations to …
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First National Bank Announces Plans for Innovative Banking Center

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First National Bank Announces Plans for Innovative Banking Center
First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation FNB, -0.81% has over 280 full-service locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia. First National Bank has been recognized as a winner of two 2013 …
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hCentive Forges Strategic Relationships With National & Regional Insurance

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hCentive Forges Strategic Relationships With National & Regional Insurance
RESTON, Va., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — hCentive, the leader in health insurance exchange solutions, announced today that the company has added leading national and regional insurance carriers to its WebInsure™ Benefits marketplace. WebInsure™ …
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Pa. May Pick Up The Pieces If High Court Cuts Down ACA
Tom Wolf told the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Friday that his government was working on a proposal to cover more than 380,000 Pennsylvanians who may see their health coverage taken away by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the … Many of …
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hCentive Introduces State Health Insurance Marketplaces for "Lease"
RESTON, Va., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — hCentive, the leader in health insurance exchange solutions, announced today that the company will offer state-based health insurance exchange (HIX) marketplaces for "lease". The lease offers states access to …
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Latest Health Insurance MarketPlace + North Dakota News

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North Dakota health coverage legislation could result in 'mother of all lawsuits'
BISMARCK – House Majority Leader Al Carlson says North Dakota lawmakers don't want “a war” over legislation designed to ensure that Sanford Health Plan matches the existing health coverage for public employees when their plan switches July 1.
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House passes bill that could spoil health insurance deal with Sanford Health
BISMARCK – House lawmakers passed a bill Thursday that could spoil a recently signed deal with Sanford Health Plan to provide health insurance coverage for more than 66,000 public employees in North Dakota – though a bill sponsor said that's not the …
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