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  1. The Faces of Health Care: Timothy S.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The White House

    ... here. Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Timothy S. from Saint Paul, Minnesota was forced to drop his health insurance because it was too expensive -- and "essentially worthless." "I don't know how I would have been able to afford this if it ...

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  2. July News and Product BriefsRead the original story

    14 min ago | Bio IT World

    ... detection of chromosomal disorders from maternal blood, is now being reimbursed by Switzerland's statutory health insurance (OKP). This is the first time worldwide that non-invasive prenatal tests (NIPT) are covered by a state-based health system as ...

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  3. healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | WJYI-AM Milwaukee

    ... in two years. (Reuters) - Americans are reporting improved health and better healthcare two years after health insurance became available under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American ...

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  4. As insurance giants merge, Maryland wants them to bring jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Business Journal

    Maryland leaders see a shake-up among health insurance companies as an opportunity to attract new jobs to the state. Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. and Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary R. Michael Gill are strategizing ways to bring more insurance company jobs to Maryland as four of the nation's leading insurers merge to two companies.

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  5. Health care costs expected to riseRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Capitol Hill Blue

    ... expansion under the new health care law. Some 8.4 million gained coverage that year, and people with health insurance use more medical services and prescriptions than do the uninsured. At the same time, expensive new drugs that can cure hepatitis C ...

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  6. VIEWPOINT | 'Medicare for All' is no pipe dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | South Whidbey Record

    ... Act - that would put such a system in place. Since a majority of Americans already support such national health insurance, all that's needed now is the political will and pressure on our elected officials in Washington, D.C. to make it happen. We ...

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  7. Health care spending to accelerate, US report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Erie Times News

    ... expansion under the new health care law. Some 8.4 million gained coverage that year, and people with health insurance use more medical services and prescriptions than do the uninsured. At the same time, expensive new drugs that can cure hepatitis C ...

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  8. Stock Futures Gain Ahead of Fed Rates AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | TheStreet.com

    ... billion jumped more than 12%. added nearly 3% in premarket trading on better-than-expected profit. The health insurance company earned $3.10 a share, 35 cents above estimates, driven by an increase in Medicaid membership. Revenue of $19.78 billion ...

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  9. Editorial: Health services integration goals remain unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Beacon

    ... model suggested using some of the money raised through the student health fee to reduce the cost of health insurance. But a provision of the ACA is that young people up to 26 can stay under their parents' health insurance plan. And the point of the ...

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  10. Humana profit jumps 25%, sees Medicare challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | MarketWatch

    Humana Inc., which has agreed to sell itself to Aetna Inc., on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected 25% jump in profit in its second quarter, though revenue disappointed as the health insurer faces challenges in its Medicare Advantage business. Humana said it took actions to improve profitability in its individual commercial and state-based contracts businesses in the quarter.

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  11. Why a TSA overhaul could mean longer linesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... recent survey data. Many are rolling out perks such as free gym membership, commuting subsidies, even pet health insurance. But often, those benefits are being provided in lieu of higher salaries. ... The decline of the raise could help explain one ...

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  12. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    ... industrial equipment, infrastructure and transportation; pharmaceuticals; life sciences and biotech; health insurance; and healthcare providers. Data was collected between April and June 2015. Read the report at www.accenture.com/BusinessResilience ...

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  13. One of the biggest fiscal developments of the past 3 decades is about to reverse itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... expansion under the new health care law. Some 8.4 million gained coverage that year, and people with health insurance use more medical services and prescriptions than do the uninsured. At the same time, expensive new drugs that can cure hepatitis C ...

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  14. EraserFarm Teams with Central Florida's Health FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ... only Level II trauma center, more than 13 different outpatient services, as well as a wide selection of health insurance solutions. The new creative will aim to embody Health First's commitment to high quality customer-centered care. EraserFarm's ...

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  15. Report: Gov't Health Care Spending Expected to Rise, Giving the...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    ... to be winding down. In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, on a laptop screen, is seen in Portland, Ore. (AP/Don Ryan) Health care spending will outpace the nation's overall economic ...

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  16. After Medicare Celebrations End, Let's Push Harder for Single PayerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    "Some people see things as they are and say why? I dream things that never were and say, why not?" Fifty years ago , Medicare helped lift a generation of seniors out of poverty, and it continues as this nation's gold standard in providing health care through a single-payer model. In 1965 before Medicare was passed, nearly half of the elderly in the United States lacked health insurance coverage.

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  17. UPDATE 1-Health insurer Anthem's profit beats as Medicaid memberships riseRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... percent during the second quarter ended June 30, helped by an 11 percent rise in Medicaid membership. The health insurance industry, which has seen two big-ticket acquisitions this month, is rapidly consolidating as insurers seek to cut costs and ...

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  18. Fitch Places Cigna's Ratings on Negative WatchRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

    ... branding and operational requirements. Fitch believes that the combined ANTM - CI would be the largest health insurance company ranked by membership with 53.2 million medical members, benefiting from enhanced size and scale as profit margins are ...

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  19. How to negotiate your hospital billsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... says Adria Gross, a medical billing advocate and founder and CEO of MedWise Insurance Advocacy. If you have health insurance, you'll receive an explanation of benefits (EOB) from your health insurance company. EOBs usually state that they are not a ...

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  20. Marking 50 years of MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Delaware Gazette

    ... him. Before the passage of Medicare, a third of our nation's seniors lived in poverty. Only half had health insurance, and for those that did, insurance usually only covered visits to the hospital. Many faced discrimination based on age, ...

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