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Dem senators unveil expanded public option for health insurance
Dem senators unveil expanded public option for health insuranceA group of Democratic senators on Wednesday introduced an expanded public option for health insurance as the party debates the next steps to build on ObamaCare. The new proposal, called the Choose Medicare Act, was introduced by Sens. Chris Murphy ...read more
Source: The Hill
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:09:12 GMT
Health insurance reform heads back to governor
Health insurance reform heads back to governorState Senate votes on health insurance reform left Gov. Ralph Northam with a big stick to end Virginia’s budget impasse, but it is unclear if he will wield it. In mainly party-line votes Wednesday, senators rejected Northam’s requests for delay in ...read more
Source: Daily Press
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:09:00 GMT
Survey: About 25% of American Workers Don’t Receive Health Insurance or Other Benefits
Survey: About 25% of American Workers Don’t Receive Health Insurance or Other BenefitsRoughly 25% of full-time workers in America don’t reap any benefits like health insurance, retirement savings plans, or paid vacation where they work, a new survey by Clutch shows. The data is startling as it suggests employers risk not hiring top talent ...read more
Source: Black Enterprise
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:20:00 GMT
HHS Appoints James Parker to Address Cost & Availability of Health Insurance
HHS Appoints James Parker to Address Cost & Availability of Health InsuranceOn Wednesday, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar announced the appointment of former MDwise CEO James Parker to the Secretary for Health Reform and Director of the Office of Health Reform at HHS. In his new role, Parker will be responsible ...read more
Source: HIT Consultant
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:44:00 GMT
How Your Boss's Health Insurance Choices Can Determine Your Financial Health
How Your Boss's Health Insurance Choices Can Determine Your Financial HealthMore Floridians get their health insurance through their jobs than from any other source—about 42 percent of us, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Which, when you start talking about making choices in healthcare, has some interesting ...read more
Source: WLRN
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:49:00 GMT
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: SPDR S&P Insurance, National General Holdings, Kinsale Capital Group, Aegon N.V. and Health Insurance Innovations
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: SPDR S&P Insurance, National General Holdings, Kinsale Capital Group, Aegon N.V. and Health Insurance InnovationsChicago, IL – April 18, 2018 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Industry: Insurance, Part 1, including SPDR S&P Insurance ETF KIE, National General Holdings Corp. NGHC, Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. KNSL, Aegon N.V. AEG and Health Insurance ...read more
Source: Yahoo Finance
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:20:00 GMT
Senate rejects Jan. 1 start for health insurance mandate
Senate rejects Jan. 1 start for health insurance mandateSen. Michael Sirotkin, D-Chittenden. File photo by Erin Mansfield/VTDigger The state Senate wants to slow down efforts to make health insurance coverage mandatory in Vermont. Senators on Wednesday voted to approve a version of H.696 that establishes a ...read more
Source: VTDigger
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:27:00 GMT
Health Insurance Guys: When your child "ages out"
Health Insurance Guys: When your child Tom: We call that the “aging out” letter. It would make great sense for the insurance company to just roll her out of your plan and on to a new plan like she has now, but, NO, she will have to apply for a new plan. We are currently outside the open ...read more
Source: Napa Valley Register
Published on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:50:00 GMT
The Sunshine Economy: PriceCheck -- Health Insurance At Work
The Sunshine Economy: PriceCheck -- Health Insurance At WorkIf you're like a lot of Floridians and get your health insurance through an employer, some of your health care decisions may be made for you before you ever set foot in a doctor's office, hospital or lab. About 42 percent of Floridians have health ...read more
Source: WLRN
Published on Tue, 17 Apr 2018 21:17:00 GMT
New Moulton health insurance plan to save employees, city money
New Moulton health insurance plan to save employees, city moneyMOULTON — Some City of Moulton employees enrolled in the health insurance plan will see more money in their paychecks next month. On Monday night, the City Council approved a health care plan 4-0 that will save money for employees as well as the city ...read more
Source: Decatur Daily
Published on Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:11:00 GMT