Latest Health Insurance MarketPlace + Louisiana News

 :: Posted by admin on 07-03-2015

Conversation with the Candidate: Bobby Jindal (Web Extra)
WE HAVE LOUISIANA GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL. WHAT ARE WE ….. CONGRESS CAME UP WITH A TEMPORARY SOLUTION, A TEMPORARY PROGRAM, WHERE VETERANS CAN GET ACCESS TO THE PRIVATE HEALTH CARE MARKETPLACE.
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Connecticut and the Supreme Court challenge to Obamacare

 :: Posted by admin on 07-03-2015

Connecticut and the Supreme Court challenge to Obamacare
Whether the anticipated upheaval in the health insurance marketplace will spill into Connecticut is unknown, said Wadleigh, although any decision that affects national insurance carriers could potentially affect state residents. Access Health offers …
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With Subsidies In Jeopardy, Supreme Court Case Looms Large For Newly Insured
June 14–With conditions like high blood pressure, Barry Cagan said the monthly cost of the health insurance he buys for himself climbed to nearly $ 900. But beginning last year, the Affordable Care Act transformed how insurers charge individuals …
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Latest Health Insurance MarketPlace + Washington News

 :: Posted by admin on 07-02-2015

Health insurance of 1 million Texans rides on ruling
Currently, 86 percent of the 1.2 million Texans who have bought policies in the federally run insurance marketplace receive the premium tax subsidies, said the George Washington University researchers' study for the groups of health clinics and family …
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3 states get feds' OK for health insurance marketplaces – AOL.com
Plaintiffs say the law only allows subsidies in states that set up their own insurance marketplace. Only 13 states and Washington, D.C., are running their own markets this year. The Obama administration says that, when read in context, the law allows …
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Top Kansas officials decry Supreme Court health care ruling
The high court's majority allowed insurance subsidies for consumers buying coverage through an online federal marketplace in 34 states including Kansas that refused to set one up. Republicans in Kansas contend the 2010 law championed by Democratic …
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Latest Health Insurance MarketPlace + Rhode Island News

 :: Posted by admin on 07-02-2015

Opposing viewpoints over Raimondo's plan for HealthSource RI surcharge
A parade of small-business owners said they would gladly pay an extra 1 percent to keep the state-run program in Rhode Island, where they have more than 20 health-plan choices, relatively good customer service and an iota of stability in their benefits …
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Latest State Insurance Exchange + North Carolina News

 :: Posted by admin on 07-02-2015

Blue Cross rate hike request should get close state scrutiny
In North Carolina, nearly 500,000 people have found health insurance through federal exchanges under the ACA. That's all the more remarkable given that state Republicans declined to participate in setting up an exchange to help people get insurance …
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NC to See Sizable Obamacare Rate Increases
RALEIGH — It's rate-filing season for health insurance companies, and last week marked the deadline for carriers to disclose and explain any proposed rate increases of 10 percent or more for 2016 Obamacare plans sold on the individual market. Blue …
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Latest Health Insurance MarketPlace + Nevada News

 :: Posted by admin on 07-02-2015

View from the trenches: Insurance broker assesses status of ACA and Nevada
The Las Vegas health insurance broker was tireless in his efforts to aid Nevadans during last year's disastrous rollout of Nevada Health Link, the online insurance marketplace selling health care plans offered under the Affordable Care Act. Casale …
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Who Bears the Cost of the Uninsured? Nonprofit Hospitals.

 :: Posted by admin on 07-02-2015

Who Bears the Cost of the Uninsured? Nonprofit Hospitals.
Supporters of the A.C.A. have argued in favor of expanding the insurance program Medicaid to cover adults who earn up to 138 percent of the poverty level—but so far twenty-one states have decided against such an expansion. For the most part, governors …
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Latest Health Insurance Exchange + Maine News

 :: Posted by admin on 07-02-2015

Health care sign-ups in Maine jump to nearly 75000 in 2015
About half the states, including Maine, decided not to establish their own marketplaces, but residents can purchase coverage through the federal exchange, accessible online at healthcare.gov. Of the 11.4 million people enrolled in 2015, 8.6 million …
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How Technology Can Keep Grandma Out Of The Nursing Home
Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., a member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, said recent advances in technology have allowed families to track changes in health status and emergency situations affecting older family members. The more information …
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TOTAL well-being
She operates at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford where she does cataract and implant surgery. In her offices, Dr. Johnson offers comprehensive eye exams to look for signs of glaucoma, …. “People are also concerned about the tax penalty if …
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Stock Analysts' Upgrades for June, 30th (ACIW, ADRO, AHCHY, AHGP, AL, ALE
… “Banco Bradesco's main activities are the provision of banking and insurance services such as private and industrial credit loans, credit cards, mortgaged loans, 24 hour banking, health and life insurance, leasing, pension fund management and …
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US Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies in Obamacare Case

 :: Posted by admin on 07-02-2015

US Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies in Obamacare Case
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld tax subsidies for those who get their insurance through the federal Healthcare.gov exchange, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the …
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ZOOM+ Encourages Insurance Division to Consider Innovation When Setting
ZOOM+ is among six insurers whose rates were bumped up when the Division issued its preliminary decisions – along with Health Net, Kaiser, Oregon Health CO-OP, Providence Health Plan and Trillium Community Health Plan. Early next week, the Division is …
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Our view: We recycle more than newsprint
Our company also spends another $ 346,000 to cover the health insurance needs of our employees in Eastern Oregon. That provides them with a level of security when they need to see a local health care provider, visit urgent care or seek treatment at St.
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Obama delivers passionate race lecture at eulogy

 :: Posted by admin on 07-02-2015

Obama delivers passionate race lecture at eulogy
Another irony is why Illinois, in particular, had a lot at stake in this Supreme Court ruling, which upheld the ability of the federal government to grant subsidies to people buying insurance through a federal, not state, insurance exchange. One would …
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BancorpSouth Announces Second Quarter Earnings Webcast Schedule
BancorpSouth Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BancorpSouth, Inc., operates 284 commercial banking, mortgage, and insurance locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, including an insurance location …
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