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2014-04-20 23:01:01

Obama Says Eight Million Enrolled in ACA Marketplace Coverage Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 online health benefits solution, published new information on the eight million that enrolled in the ACA marketplace coverage. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the Obama administration announced Thursday that eight million Americans enrolled in coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health insurance marketplaces. Another three million...

2014-04-17 20:22:11

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak, along with insurance regulators from 43 other states, went to Washington, D.C. Thursday to voice concerns about upcoming steps in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) directly to President Barack Obama. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/LA77386 "Today we were collectively able to drive home the importance of state-based regulation," said Doak. "I was able to speak to...

2014-04-11 23:00:45

ERISAclaim.com announces today its renewed 2014 ObamaCare (PPACA) Claim Specialist Programs in the wake of today’s Obama nomination for new HHS Secretary after Sebelius’ resignation, in preparation of the increasing PPACA claims regulation enforcement and the Exchange enrollment. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 ERISAclaim.com announces today its renewed 2014 ObamaCare (PPACA) Claim Specialist Program in the wake of today’s Obama nomination for a new HHS Secretary after...

2014-04-10 23:00:39

ObamaCare to Cost Employers $5,000 More Per Employee Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the additional cost to employers from ObamaCare. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA or "ObamaCare") will cost large employers between $4,800 and $5,900 more per employee, and add hundreds of millions to their overhead. This is according to a new survey by the...

2014-04-09 23:31:57

On March 28, 2014, a federal ERISA court ordered BCBS IBC to offer strict ERISA EOB and full and fair appeals as a result of a provider overpayment class-action. ERISAclaim.com demystifies ObamaCare ERISA & PPACA overpayment laws. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On March 28, 2014, a federal ERISA court ordered BCBS IBC to offer strict ERISA EOB (Explanation of Benefits) and full and fair appeals, as a result of a provider overpayment class-action. Today ERISAclaim.com...

2014-04-09 12:34:23

The expansion of health insurance accomplished under the Affordable Care Act may alter costs for several major types of liability insurance, although any such changes are likely to be modest, according to a new RAND Corporation report. Automobile, workers' compensation and general business liability insurance costs may fall under the Affordable Care Act, while costs for medical malpractice coverage could be higher, according to the study. Researchers say the changes could be as much as...

2014-04-09 12:32:06

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you started your application for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) but didn't finish before the March 31(st) deadline, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will give you until April 15, 2014, to complete your application. According to HHS, you can still sign up if you tried to enroll but did not make the deadline because: -- You couldn't start or continue your application because you couldn't get...

2014-04-09 12:31:02

More than 60 Top Economists Support Bipartisan Proposal to Prompt Long-Term Cost Analyses of U.S. Health Care Policy WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of House action on the budget resolution, Representatives Reid Ribble (R-WI), Mark Pocan (D-WI) and other House Members proposed a standalone measure to enable Members of Congress to get a fuller picture of the costs and benefits of health care and other legislation. Currently, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...

2014-04-08 23:02:08

Most Americans are unaware that according to the Affordable Care Act, losing job-based insurance coverage is a qualifying event, which allows the consumer to enter the new Health Insurance Marketplace and potentially save money. Bedford Park, IL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 “It is extremely unfortunate when any American loses their job and along with it their job-based health insurance coverage,” began Bill Hallberg, Chief Enrollment Officer, ACA Marketplace Enrollment Solutions (ACAMES)....

2014-04-08 12:25:03

U-M team examines state-by-state navigation of the politics of health reform in JAMA article With the political divide over health care reform still strong going into this year's elections, a new analysis of state-level decisions shows signs of an emerging middle way toward reducing the ranks of the uninsured. The approach centers on efforts by governors and legislatures to get federal permission to customize Medicaid expansion in ways that satisfy political conservatives – while...