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Weigh short-term costs vs long-term value when looking for a new health insurance partner
Weigh short-term costs vs long-term value when looking for a new health insurance partnerWhile Washington continues to grapple with sweeping health insurance changes, employers continue their work in controlling their own health plan costs. Regardless of size or industry, employers annually review strategies and products as they seek new ways ...read more
Source: The Business Journal
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:05:00 GMT
Jimmy Kimmel blasts Congress for not renewing children's health insurance program
Jimmy Kimmel blasts Congress for not renewing children's health insurance programLate-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel criticized Congress for failing to reauthorize funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, which covers almost 9 million lower-income kids. Most states are on track to run out of their reserves of CHIP money by March.read more
Source: CNBC
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:05:00 GMT
St. Joseph County to audit health insurance claims and catch billing errors
St. Joseph County to audit health insurance claims and catch billing errorsSOUTH BEND — St. Joseph County commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to approve a $41,600 audit of health insurance claims, which they hope will result in savings for the county by correcting potential billing mistakes. BMI Audit Services, a health ...read more
Source: South Bend Tribune
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:10:00 GMT
Jimmy Kimmel calls on Congress to fund health insurance program for low-income kids — here’s what’s at stake
Jimmy Kimmel calls on Congress to fund health insurance program for low-income kids — here’s what’s at stakeJimmy Kimmel has re-entered the political fray once again — this time defending a health insurance program aimed at children from low-income households. Jimmy Kimmel has re-entered the political fray once again — this time defending a health insurance ...read more
Source: MarketWatch
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:21:00 GMT
26-year-olds face challenges as they fall off parents’ health insurance
26-year-olds face challenges as they fall off parents’ health insuranceMarguerite Moniot felt frustrated and flummoxed. Despite the many hours she had spent in front of the computer this year reading consumer reviews of health insurance plans offered on the individual market in Virginia, she still did not know what plan was ...read more
Source: Fox2now
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:12:00 GMT
Nevada boosts ads ahead of Dec. 15 health insurance deadline
Nevada boosts ads ahead of Dec. 15 health insurance deadlineCVS says its $69-billion acquisition of the health insurer Aetna will help create a customer “front door” to health care through the chain’s network stores. Some analysts see the move as CVS trying to get ahead of potential move by Amazon into the ...read more
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:41:00 GMT
Retirees ask Newport News City Council to better fund health insurance
Retirees ask Newport News City Council to better fund health insuranceWhile a few people spoke, about 20 others held up signs at the back of Newport News City Council chambers Tuesday night to ask the city for a heavier contribution to health insurance premiums for retirees who are younger than 65. The signs had different ...read more
Source: Daily Press
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:39:00 GMT
How to Sign Up for Health Insurance If Your Credit Is Frozen
How to Sign Up for Health Insurance If Your Credit Is FrozenConsumers signing up for health insurance on the federal health exchange could have a more difficult time this year thanks to the Equifax data breach, according to a report from Kaiser Health News. Specifically, if you’ve waited until now to sign up for ...read more
Source: Lifehacker on MSN.com
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:15:00 GMT
Gov. Hogan Urges Congress To Restore Children’s Health Insurance Program
Gov. Hogan Urges Congress To Restore Children’s Health Insurance ProgramBALTIMORE (WJZ) — Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel blasted Congress in an emotional plea on Monday, urging them to restore and improve the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Now, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is backing him up. The program serves ...read more
Source: CBS Baltimore
Published on Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:57:00 GMT