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CATHERINE CLABBY: What happens to N.C. adults excluded from health insurance, a case study
CATHERINE CLABBY: What happens to N.C. adults excluded from health insurance, a case studyEDITOR'S NOTE: Catherine Clabby reports on health and environment issues. Her works appears on North Carolina Health News. She is a former senior editor at American Scientist magazine in Research Tria...read more
Source: WRAL
Published on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 02:12:00 GMT
Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costs
Greg Hunt's private health insurance overhaul accused of inflating costsChronic pain sufferers and pregnant women could be forced to pay for more expensive private health insurance under reforms announced by the government on Sunday. On Sunday the health minister, Greg Hu...read more
Source: The Guardian
Published on Sat, 14 Jul 2018 21:07:19 GMT
Naturopathy And Homeopathy Are Just Two Of The Natural Therapies Being Ditched By The Private Health Insurance Rebate
Naturopathy And Homeopathy Are Just Two Of The Natural Therapies Being Ditched By The Private Health Insurance RebateSara* is a 30-year-old social worker from Sydney who has suffered from a number of problems related to her digestive system for over four years, including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). ...read more
Source: BuzzFeed
Published on Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:12:00 GMT
BOE alleges East Haven overcharged for health insurance
BOE alleges East Haven overcharged for health insuranceEAST HAVEN — A letter sent to Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. and the town administration alleges the town overcharged the Board of Education by millions of dollars for health insurance over the past four fis...read more
Source: New Haven Register
Published on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:53:00 GMT
'Finally stabilizing': Health insurance-rate hikes significantly slower for 2019 in Colorado
'Finally stabilizing': Health insurance-rate hikes significantly slower for 2019 in ColoradoSmall-group health-insurance costs will rise more drastically than individual-market premiums in 2019, according to the Colorado Division of Insurance — a dramatic turnaround from the past two years, ...read more
Source: The Business Journals
Published on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:08:00 GMT
Emerging trends in today's health insurance market
Emerging trends in today's health insurance marketToday's health insurance landscape will see major changes for 2019, especially with there no longer an individual mandate to be insured by a Qualified Health Plan (QHP), and the large premium increase...read more
Source: Daily Herald
Published on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:43:00 GMT
How much more will your health insurance cost in the marketplace? Blue Cross still hasn't revealed its rate request
How much more will your health insurance cost in the marketplace? Blue Cross still hasn't revealed its rate requestBlue Cross Blue Shield of N.C. expects to cover all 100 counties for the 2019 federal individual health-insurance exchange even as the Trump administration has again drastically cut marketing funding ...read more
Source: Winston-Salem Journal
Published on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:19:00 GMT
Colorado insurers request average individual health insurance premium rate hikes of 5.9% for 2019
Colorado insurers request average individual health insurance premium rate hikes of 5.9% for 2019DENVER – The 16 health insurance companies operating in Colorado have requested average premium increases of 5.9 percent for individual plans and 7.2 percent for small group plans for 2019, the Colora...read more
Source: 7News and TheDenverChannel.com
Published on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:08:00 GMT
Updated: Funding cuts could challenge health insurance enrollment in Quad-Cities, rest of Iowa
Updated: Funding cuts could challenge health insurance enrollment in Quad-Cities, rest of IowaEnrollment for health insurance in the Affordable Care Act marketplace begins soon, and eastern Iowa/western Illinois consumers likely will not have access to enrollment services previously supported ...read more
Source: Quad-City Times
Published on Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:22:00 GMT
The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare within AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics
The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare within AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomicsThe healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by s...read more
Source: Business Insider
Published on Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:34:00 GMT
New company to sell marketplace health insurance in Pima County for '19
New company to sell marketplace health insurance in Pima County for '19Pima County residents who purchase health insurance on the federal marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act are expected to have more choice in 2019. Minneapolis-based startup Bright Health anno...read more
Source: Arizona Daily Star
Published on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:57:00 GMT
RI Health Insurance Commissioner: Beware Of Telemarketers Hawking Short-Term Health Plans
RI Health Insurance Commissioner: Beware Of Telemarketers Hawking Short-Term Health PlansAs Rhode Island’s health insurance commissioner, Marie Ganim knows a lot about health plans. So when she started to get calls from telemarketers hawking a new type of short-term health insurance, she ...read more
Source: Rhode Island Public Radio
Published on Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:41:00 GMT