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2014-10-15 23:13:03

Administration argues for favorable ACA impact; looming inflection point in new data is a concern. Madison, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 While there are still major uncertainties confronting the outlook for national health care expenditures and medical price inflation, property-casualty insurers should avoid the temptation to reduce the medical trend factors in their reserve development. “Inflection points matter,” William Wilt, President of Assured Research, a firm that...

2014-10-15 23:05:25

Texas Association of Health Underwriters: Open Enrollment for Year Two of the Affordable Care Act Begins October 15 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 With the open enrollment period for year two of the Affordable Care Act only one month away, consumers will soon begin the now-annual process of confirming whether or not the health coverage choice they made in the previous year remains the best option for themselves, family members and their budgets. For many who didn’t seek...

2014-10-14 12:29:04

Consumers seek lower costs and better access to preferred doctors. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competition among healthcare insurance companies is about to heat up as two-thirds of Americans covered via the Affordable Care Act (ACA) say they'll change plans in 2015. A survey conducted by Radius Global Market Research (Radius GMR) shows that while most say they are satisfied with their coverage, that won't stop them from shopping around when it is time to renew. Radius...

2014-10-14 12:27:43

DALLAS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When asked to grade the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on a variety of objectives, physicians gave slightly better ratings for health reform this year as compared to last year, according to a recent survey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/152041 The physician survey, conducted annually by The Medicus Firm physician search consultancy, also revealed that some skepticism still prevails for many members of the physician workforce. Fewer...

2014-10-10 16:24:34

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public challenges to insurance rate requests have saved consumers $3.063 billion on auto, homeowners and medical malpractice policies over the last 12 years, demonstrating the potential savings under Prop 45 which applies the same limits on health insurance rates, Consumer Watchdog said today. Proposition 45 on the November ballot would require health insurance companies to justify their rates and give the Insurance Commissioner...

2014-10-07 23:06:15

New website provides educational resources and health insurance choices to help individuals walk through the process of buying healthcare plans Miami Fl. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 HealthCare.com recently announced the launch of its new health insurance comparison website, jumping into the marketplace just weeks before Obamacare open enrollment begins for 2015. It is the most accessible website for health insurance shopping, and features over 94,000 plans from nearly 200 insurance carriers...

2014-10-05 16:21:22

ASSERT FLORIDA GOV. RICK SCOTT "TWISTED INTO PRETZEL" OVER ISSUE; Article In South Florida Sun-Sentinel WASHINGTON and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former chief of staff of the House Committee on Aging and Subcommittee on Health under Rep. Claude Pepper (D-FL) and former White House National Drug Policy spokesman Robert Weiner, along with Evan Baumel, Robert Weiner Associates' Senior Economic Policy Analyst have published an op-ed in the South...

2014-10-02 12:31:22

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at the National Press Club at 12pm in the Zenger Room, the Catholic 501(c)(3) non-profit Christ Medicus Foundation is announcing the creation of CMF CURO (www.cmfcuro.com), a Catholic Living Health Care Ministry. CMF CURO is a member-representative to Samaritan Ministries International ("Samaritan" or "SMI"), offering Catholics the first Catholic health sharing ministry. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, CMF CURO is being...

2014-10-02 08:30:36

New Cloud-Based Solution Features Intuitive User Experience Designed to Help Enable Successful Compliance with Affordable Care Act Requirements ROSELAND, N.J., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP(®), a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, today announced the release of ADP Health Compliance, a comprehensive solution designed to help large employers manage the critical business challenges associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the United States. ADP is...

2014-10-01 12:30:42

U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awards grant to Consortium for 2014-2015 to continue navigator program in PA HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service has again awarded a consortium of Pennsylvania mental health organizations a grant to continue the successful Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Program. The grant provides funding for another year of the program, which supports individuals across...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.