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2014-02-19 12:29:34

A Specific Focus on In-Person Assistance, Added Spanish-Language Assisters, Increased Advertising and Website Improvements Will Build on Existing Outreach SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covered California(TM) is continuing to step up its campaign to increase enrollment in affordable health insurance among Latinos, a key group in the agency's mission to provide coverage for all Californians. During January 2014, Latino enrollment in Covered California health insurance plans...

2014-02-18 23:01:28

Experts say the U.S. Supreme Court’s upholding of the individual mandate will benefit biomedical research. Since the Affordable Care Act just went into effect in January 2014, researchers will now see the benefits of the mandate upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Texas Medical Research Associates, a clinical research facility, say that the Affordable Care Act, in effect as of Jan. 1, 2014, will have a positive impact on biomedical research. The...

2014-02-12 23:03:44

Available later this month from Atlantic Information Services, the data contained in the 2014 edition of the annual resource, AIS’s Directory of Health Plans, demonstrate overall growth in health-care enrollment. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Published by Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), AIS’s Directory of Health Plans: 2014 contains enrollment data and contact information for all health plans operating in the U.S. as of year-end 2013. Entering its 11th year of...

2014-02-12 16:27:05

Price Tag to States Approaches $14 Billion Over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax health insurance companies to help fund health reform, will drain $13.6 billion from those states that use integrated risk-based models to care for their neediest residents. The report, "ACA Health...

2014-02-12 12:32:13

Price Tag to the Golden State Approaches $797 Million over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax risk-based managed care insurance companies to help fund health reform will drain $797 million from Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program. The report, "ACA Health Insurer Fee: Estimated Impact...

2014-02-12 12:30:14

Price Tag to the Lone Star State Approaches $1.07 Billion over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax risk-based managed care insurance companies to help fund health reform will drain $1.07 billion from Texas's Medicaid program. The report, "ACA Health Insurer Fee: Estimated Impact on State...

2014-02-12 08:30:04

Price Tag to the Buckeye State Approaches $474 Million over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax risk-based managed care insurance companies to help fund health reform will drain $474 million from Ohio's Medicaid program. The report, "ACA Health Insurer Fee: Estimated Impact on State...

2014-02-12 08:30:02

Price Tag to the Sunshine State Approaches $1.08 Billion over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax risk-based managed care insurance companies to help fund health reform will drain $1.08 billion from Florida's Medicaid program. The report, "ACA Health Insurer Fee: Estimated Impact on State...

2014-02-11 23:23:16

Health First Insurance welcomes more than 1,400 new individual members from Brevard and Indian River Counties in 2014. More than 900 of the new members came in through the federally-facilitated health insurance marketplace via http://www.healthcare.gov. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Health First Insurance Welcomes Over 1,400 New Individual Members in 2014 Average Age of Insured has Increased from 37 to 48 Health First Insurance welcomes more than 1,400 new Individual members...

2014-02-06 08:20:51

- Fourth quarter 2013 net income of $104 million, impacted by charge related to CFPB/DOJ settlement NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial Inc. (Ally) today reported net income of $104 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to net income of $91 million in the prior quarter and net income of $1.4 billion for the fourth quarter of 2012. The company reported core pre-tax income of $142 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to core pre-tax income of $269 million...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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