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2014-08-26 23:14:14

Leading full-service insurance agency, Potomac Basin Group Associates, LLC (PBGA), will be hosting a healthcare reform seminar on the latest Affordable Care Act updates for clients and prospects on Thursday, September 18th. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Potomac Basin Group Associates, LLC, recently named the 3rd largest brokerage agency in the Washington, D.C. region by The Washington Business Journal, will be hosting a Healthcare Reform Seminar this fall on the “ACA Update and...

2014-08-26 23:01:51

New Article Outlines Health Insurance FAQs for Small Businesses (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, released new information on health insurance for small businesses. According to Zane Benefits, even though small businesses are not required to offer health insurance to their employees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many still want to provide affordable health insurance to recruit and retain key employees. This article answers five...

2014-08-26 12:28:00

Premiums Are Higher but Overall Costs Lower When Out-of-Pocket Costs Included SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Using publicly released 2015 rate filings in 9 states, HealthPocket analyzed health plan costs for five common specialty drugs. Specialty drugs have been a growing concern for consumers given their high costs and shortage of generic alternatives. They treat complex medical conditions, can cost thousands per prescription, and are used for a broad...

2014-08-20 23:01:13

The new guide helps small business owners understand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and make the best health insurance decisions. Park City, UT (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, announced the publication of a new eBook, Affordable Care Act 101. According to Zane Benefits, many small business owners feel uncertain about how the ACA impacts their business, their employees, their family, and their bottom line. The new eBook outlines key ACA...

2014-08-19 12:33:04

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 24, the IRS released draft forms for tax information reporting under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The new forms include recipient forms 1095-A, B and C and transmittal forms 1094-B and C. These forms are meant to verify that organizations are meeting their ACA obligations of offering minimal essential coverage to their employees as well as provide proof of coverage for employees and dependents. The IRS also released new draft...

2014-08-18 16:28:11

Democratic, Republican and Independent Voters Alike Express Stronger Support for Lawmakers Who Vote in Favor of Legislation to Replace Medicare Cuts with Payment Reforms WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national survey finds registered voters overwhelming support Congressional action to stop cuts to the Medicare home health benefit, which are estimated to directly affect more than one million seniors and nearly half a million home health professionals. The poll also...

2014-08-13 23:10:03

Transcending Obamacare: Avik Roy’s New Patient-Centered Plan for Near-Universal Coverage and Permanent Fiscal Solvency New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Health care in America needed fixing long before the Affordable Care Act. Costs were high, outcomes were disappointing, and millions of Americans didn’t have health insurance. While the ACA has expanded coverage, it hasn’t solved existing systemic flaws; it papers over many of them with new layers of complexity, adding...

2014-08-13 23:06:20

Individuals who purchased state or federal health insurance coverage urged to research plan options and not automatically renew current policies. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 State health insurance marketplaces are beginning to report 2015 pricing for Obamacare plans, and on average, consumers are in for a 2 to 23 percent premium hike next year, depending on their health insurance carrier and state of residence. HealthCare.com Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Smedsrud, says that...

2014-08-13 23:04:30

Winners to Be Honored at the Golden Bridge Awards Presentation Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Attendance on Demand has been recognized as a finalist in the Annual 2014 Golden Bridge Awards for its Best Case Study candidate: “Aspen Management Handles Payroll 50% Faster with Attendance on Demand”, Best White Paper of the year candidates: “PPACA Part-Time Workers”, “PPACA Shared Responsibility” and “PPACA Small Business.” Attendance on Demand is also a finalist...

2014-08-07 23:11:36

Former OHCA Commissioner adds CON, ACA expertise to portfolio of consulting services Hamden, Connecticut (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 VantagePoint Healthcare Advisors (VantagePointconsult.com) has increased their capability, adding depth and breadth to their team with the hire of Cristine Vogel, M.P.H., as a senior consultant. She will be assisting clients with strategic planning and marketing initiatives in response to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and with the Certificate of Need (CON)...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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