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2 hrs ago | News12.com

KIYC: Affordable Care Act insurance plan canceled due to accounting issues

A 63-year-old woman from Monmouth County wound up ensnared in a web of accounting problems that led to her health insurance being canceled.

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Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ, Health

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Obamacare rule leads to $2.6M in rebates to 70,000 Wisconsinites

Nearly 70,000 Wisconsin consumers who bought individual health insurance in 2013 will receive refunds totaling $2.6 million from insurers under an Obamacare requirement that pushes insurers to operate efficiently.

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Related Topix: Health, Milwaukee, WI

10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Health Insurers Will Pay $11 Million in Rebates in Georgia

As part of the Affordable Care Act, some health insurers which operate in Georgia will be paying out $11 million in rebates to 304,000 people and businesses this summer.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Pence repeats call for Obamacare repeal

People who receive health insurance under Obamacare here in Indiana could lose federal subsidies as the result of a recent federal court ruling.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Mental Help Net

IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5

U.S. taxpayers who go without health insurance this year will face fines of up to $2,448 per individual or $12,240 for a family of five, the Internal Revenue Service says.

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Related Topix: Tax, Health

The Arizona Republic

July is moving month and a second chance for health insurance

July is moving month and a second chance for health insurance PHOENIX -- Summer is time to move for many of us - and with that come other changes as well.

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KMVT Twin Falls

Select Health Insurance Now Accepted At South Central Public Health

If your health insurance is from Select Health, you can use it at the South Central Public Health District.

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Business Journal

Georgians to get $11M in health insurance rebates due to federal rule

Georgia employers and individuals will receive $11 million in rebates this summer due to a federal rule on health insurers' spending, reports Georgia Health News.

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NewsOK.com

Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

Fontneau says she feels she's leaving Connect for Health Colorado in a good place

Connect for Health Colorado Executive Director Patty Fontneau often came under grilling from a legislative committee overseeing the exchange, such as during this meeting earlier this year where she sat beside board chairwoman Gretchen Hammer.

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Business Journal

Health insurers owe $9M to patients in PA, NJ and DE

More than $9 million in rebates are owed to people in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware from health insurance companies under a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires health insurers to spend the vast majority of the premium dollars they collect on medical care or activities to improve health-care quality.

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Related Topix: Health, Aetna, Insurance

Deseret News

Varying health premium subsidy amounts under health care law worry consumers

An applicant, second from right, is given assistance during a health care enrollment event at the Bay Area Rescue Mission, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Richmond, Calif.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Richmond, CA, Health, Medicaid

WLBT-TV Jackson

More than 10 million people gained coverage under Affordable Care Act

A new study estimates that more than 10 million uninsured Americans gained health coverage over the past year due to the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health

The Washington Post

No Panic as Verdict on Obamacare Subsidies Likely to Be Benign

A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court in Washington ruled July 22 that subsidies to help people pay insurance premiums are illegal in 36 states that use the federal healthcare.gov system.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Alexandria, VA, Business News

The Olympian

Insurance commissioner Kreidler wants new open enrollment for those...

Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says a new enrollment period may be needed next month to help consumers whose health insurance applications have gotten stuck online at the Washington Health Benefit Exchange.

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Related Topix: Health, Olympia, WA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boston.com

Health Insurance Companies Refund $15B to Mass. Consumers

Consumers saved $4.1 billion in 2013 in health insurance premiums, according to data released Thursday from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Sunherald.com

Study: 10M have gained coverage through health law

The study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine found that the share of Americans ages 18 to 64 without insurance dropped by a little more than 5 percentage points.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Medicaid

WWL-TV New Orleans

Insurance rate hikes sought in federal marketplace

Thousands of people who bought health insurance through the marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul face price hikes next year that could reach double-digits.

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The News-Star

Louisiana drops to 47th in national Kids Count survey

Louisiana fell one spot to 47th in an annual national ranking of child well-being that looks at poverty, education and health access.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health

Journal Gazette

Free walk-in clinic today on Anthony

A free walk-in clinic is being offered today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Wayne Medical Clinic, 3537 N. Anthony Blvd., Suite C. The office is about one block south of Coliseum Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Health, Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine, Nursing

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