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2014-10-23 23:03:20

Employer Health Care Costs Remain Stable for 2014, but Number of Employers Delaying Renewal to Avoid PPACA Compliance Increased 322 Percent Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The number of employers delaying their health plan renewal dates until December 1 increased 322 percent from 2013 to 2014, with 32 percent of all employers postponing their renewal date, according to the 2014 United Benefit Advisors Health Plan Survey, the nation's largest health plan survey of nearly...

2014-10-23 08:36:54

Results from initial months could aid other states still considering expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows. In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of University of Michigan...

2014-10-22 23:09:31

A new partnership between TaxSlayer and VelaPoint promises to serve customers with tax and insurance needs in a whole new way. Evans, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 TaxSlayer, LLC has announced a new partnership with insurance brokerage, VelaPoint Insurance. This relationship, conceived in order to address the brand new set of issues facing Americans during the first tax season since health reform laws have gone into effect, will provide TaxSlayer’s current and future customers with...

2014-10-22 23:00:23

A recent Government Accountability Office analysis and potential Republican takeover of the United States Senate could threaten risk-corridors program funding, reports Atlantic Information Services’s Inside Health Insurance Exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 With a couple of weeks to go until the November midterm elections and polls predicting Republicans will win back the Senate, the risk-corridors program could be at risk, some industry observers tell Atlantic...

2014-10-22 20:23:19

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With as many as 1.8 million uninsured in Illinois, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is mobilizing its resources across the state to help people better understand insurance coverage options and the financial benefits that may be available to them under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). There's four key points about this year's open enrollment period that people need to be aware of: -- Enrollment Timeline: The enrollment...

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...


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