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Five Reasons to “Heart” ObamaCare, Even if You’re Republican

Health Insurance News, Health Insurance Reform // 14.02.2014

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Five Reasons to “Heart” ObamaCare, Even if You’re Republican

  Despite talk of “copper” plans, suggesting the health law will change its coverage requirements, and Moody’s assertion that ObamaCare is harmful to insurers, we can still find a few reasons to appreciate the ACA. It’s hard for anyone to foresee how the law will pan out, yet opening the door to coverage to millions […]

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What You Need to Know About Health Reform This Week

Health Insurance News, Health Insurance Reform // 11.02.2014

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What You Need to Know About Health Reform This Week

  Florida explores Medicaid reform, the Obama administration extends another deadline, and some same-sex couples still can’t catch a break for family coverage. We’re nearly a month and a half into the Affordable Care Act’s most significant implementation year, and the law is still getting tweaked in preparation for later provisions. The controversial provision known […]

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AOL is the Latest Employer to Blame Obamacare For Cuts

Health Insurance News, Health Insurance Reform // 07.02.2014

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AOL is the Latest Employer to Blame Obamacare For Cuts

AOL announced it’s joining the anti-ACA business movement along with Target, Walmart, Home Depot, Staples, Sea World and dozens of local businesses and education systems nationwide. Large companies have two key requirements under the healthcare law, to cover full-time workers and also to keep health benefits not-too-cushy. AOL now joins a growing pool of employers […]

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CMS Prepares for HealthCare.gov Enrollment Appeal Hearings

Health Insurance News, Health Insurance Reform // 04.02.2014

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CMS Prepares for HealthCare.gov Enrollment Appeal Hearings

What happens when the US government tries to correct it’s own errors? It makes more of them. The federal Obamacare site mess continues, with about 22,000 unhappy customers filing appeals that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) can’t even handle due to technological flaws. While the appeals process is supposed to be automated, […]

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Health is More Critical Than Age to Obamacare’s Success

Health Insurance Reform // 28.01.2014

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Health is More Critical Than Age to Obamacare’s Success

After releasing potentially damaging Affordable Care Act ad campaigns attempting to persuade the younger population into buying coverage, people are rethinking the theory that the 18-35 crowd needs to enroll in order for the law to work. Now that health reform is underway, experts say it’s not just young people, but healthy ones that will […]

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Why HealthCare.gov is the Mini Cooper of Health Insurance

Health Insurance News, Health Insurance Opinion, Health Insurance Reform // 24.01.2014

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Why HealthCare.gov is the Mini Cooper of Health Insurance

  The federally-run health insurance website, which goes by simply “The Marketplace,” welcomes visitors with a slick, inviting, apparently easy-to-use homepage. Millions of Americans using this site want coverage, the necessity they’ve been told is mandatory, and they’re looking to avoid a penalty or secure a solid plan to cover their illness. Since the site […]

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