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  1. North Shore-LIJ insurance unit sees revenue surge, but posts lossRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare

    Revenue within the health insurance division of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System tripled in the past year, and the Great Neck, N.Y.-based organization has no intentions of slowing down investment in its payer operations. North Shore-LIJ launched its commercial health plan, CareConnect, in 2014.

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  2. Filling the medicaid gapRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Local NEWS 8

    ... Health Idaho to get a tax credit to buy insurance. Unfortunately, they were found to be to poor too get health insurance and because Idaho does not use Medicaid to cover that population, they're left uninsured. They live every day at risk of serious ...

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  3. Needy Minnesotans scramble after state cancels health benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... week that a letter from Carver County Community Social Services required closer attention. "Canceling my health insurance would cause calamity to my life," said Whitten, 58, who takes 25 pills daily for pain relief and to prevent his body from ...

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  4. The high cost of affordable health insurance in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Without blaming Affordable Care or ObamaCare, a recent study found that Ohio is third amongst two other states with high healthcare costs. According to a study by America's Health Insurance Plans, a national trade group, "Ohio has the third largest number of enrollees in high-deductible insurance in the country, behind only Illinois and Texas."

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  5. Sen. Ricardo Lara drops Covered California waiver for immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    SACRAMENTO >> State Sen. Ricardo Lara on Friday dropped his effort to allow people who are in the country illegally to buy private insurance through California's health insurance marketplace. Lara, D-Bell Gardens, removed language seeking a federal waiver that would allow immigrants to purchase unsubsidized coverage through Covered California.

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  6. Local hospitals chip in $1.2B for Hidalgo County healthcare programsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    ... programs including local clinics like the Hope Clinic. But healthcare programs are not the equivalent of health insurance, and while hospitals may write off millions each year in charity care, patients are still expected to pay the bill for medical ...

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  7. Health Insurance ExchangesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Mount Holyoke News

    Part of the health care reform law, online marketplaces called health insurance exchanges will be set up to help individuals and employers shop for and buy health insurance. This short infographic video explains what health insurance exchanges are as a part of health reform.

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  8. Zacks Lowers eHealth to HoldRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "eHealth, Inc. is the parent company of eHealthInsurance, the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses. eHealthInsurance presents complex health insurance information in an objective, user-friendly format, enabling the research, analysis, comparison and purchase of health insurance products that best meet consumers' needs.

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  9. Northern Arapaho Tribe appeals Affordable Care Act rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hometown Annapolis

    ... Indians, meanwhile, are exempt from penalties that may apply to others under the law who don't opt to get health insurance. U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl of Casper in July rejected the tribe's argument that its employees should be allowed to ...

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  10. Maryland Officials Announce New Health Insurance RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Lanham, MD [...] ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Officials announced new premium rates for small group and individual health insurance plans Friday, with critics highlighting substantial increases for individual plans for CareFirst of Maryland Inc. - the largest ...

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  11. Ryan White CARE Act Funds Vital Social Services Along With HIV CareRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | POZ

    ... Hispanic, to have less than a high school education, to have an income below the poverty level, and to lack health insurance. The clinics funded by RWCA, when compared with those that were not, were more likely to provide case management (76.1 ...

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  12. These 34 State Lawmakers are Opting Out of the General Assembly Health Insurance PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Just like employees at most other jobs in the U.S., Illinois state legislators are entitled to health insurance as part of their compensation for writing and voting on laws for the state. Unlike many other health care plans, however, the lawmakers get to keep their plans after they leave the job .

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  13. Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights - September 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... for each state benchmark plan for 2017. Comments are due on September 30th, 2015. CMS released guidance for health insurance issuers in the Federally-facilitated Marketplaces (FFMs) on the 2016 redetermination and re-enrollment process. Consistent ...

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  14. Blockbuster Faculty Announced for Asa Hsig's Upcoming Healthcare Advanced Valuation Course SessionRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... Columbus office of Jones Day, Lisa Han focuses her practice on transactional and regulatory matters for the health insurance and healthcare industries. She represents publicly traded and privately held health insurance companies, employers, PEOs, ...

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  15. 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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  16. Do we really want to control health care costs?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Library of Economics and Liberty

    In America, the government heavily subsidizes the provision of "health care." For example, roughly 40% of the cost of health insurance for middle class families is paid for by the government, via tax deductions for health care costs.

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  17. GOP activist Sharron Angle seeks voter ID ballot measureRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Conservative activist Sharron Angle wants Nevada voters to decide whether to abolish the state health insurance exchange and require photo identification at the polls. The Republican former assemblywoman and former U.S. Senate candidate filed two petitions this week with the Nevada Secretary of State.

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  18. Mass. Health Spending Surged in 2014 Despite Efforts to Control CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... noted that Medicaid enrollment dropped in the first three months of 2015 after the state launched a rebuilt health insurance exchange and many who had been in temporary Medicaid shifted back to private-sector plans. Senate President Stan Rosenberg ...

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  19. Bulgaria Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report Q4 2015 - New Study ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... .. Key Trends And Developments In July 2015, Bulgaria's National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) announced that it will raise the reimbursement levels for outpatient drugs and cancer treatment in 2016. The NHIF's supervisory council has approved ...

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  20. Contract-farming bill in NLA courtRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    THE contract-farming bill, proposed by the National Reform Council with the aim of lowering inequality in the agricultural sector, will be forwarded for consideration by the National Legislative Assembly this month. The NRC's 12 proposed fiscal and monetary reform measures, which include the bills on contract farming, basic financial literacy and a Parliamentary Budget Office , were presented to members of the public and private sectors at a meeting held at the Parliament building yesterday.

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