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2014-03-10 23:01:18

Affordable Care Act Limits Health Plan Waiting Periods to 90 Days Park City, Utah (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the ACA 90-Day Waiting Period rule. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that coverage under a group health plan be made available to “otherwise eligible” employees and their dependents no later than 90 calendar days from an employee’s eligibility...

2014-03-10 16:31:59

Statement of Dr. Elena Rios, President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I was impressed by President Obama's joint interview for UNIVISION and Telemundo's audiences this past Thursday, to pitch them on enrolling by March 31(st) for new health insurance plans offered this year. This interview was much needed to help Latinos in the country better understand that Obamacare can help their families, many of whom do not have...

2014-03-05 23:29:38

AHPCare.com Access to Critical Student Health Insurance Plan Information Grapevine, Texas (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Academic HealthPlans Inc. is reinventing the way they service their clients and how members access the most comprehensive and cost effective college and university student health insurance plans. The company announced today the launch of its newly redesigned website http://www.ahpcare.com, fresh new brand, and a new service center. "We are very excited to announce the...

2014-03-05 16:26:10

Benefits, Not Guilt & Blame, Are Motivators WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama needs to improve his plea for youth to sign up for health care before the March 31 deadline under the Affordable Care Act, say former White House spokesman Robert Weiner and policy analyst Emily Kopp in the Palm Beach Post today. The piece is entitled, "Obama Needs New Health Law Plea for Youth; Guilt and shame fail as motivators for kids." "Kids will sign up for health insurance...

2014-03-03 16:25:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new marketing campaign launches today aimed at ensuring Pennsylvanians understand that healthcare coverage is within reach for uninsured children. The ads, themed "Within Reach," will ensure that every family knows that Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can be their healthcare partner and will prompt families to take action to sign up if eligible for the program. The ads will run statewide through June 30 and...

2014-03-01 23:01:14

Employers look to health benefits brokers and advisors for guidance on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Park City, Utah (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the ACA and health benefits advisors. According to Zane Benefits’ website, employers are looking to health benefits brokers and advisors for guidance on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The key ACA issues brokers and advisors should be discussing with clients...

2014-02-28 23:00:50

New ACA Taxes, Fees, and Coverage Requirements Means Higher Costs for Employers Park City, Utah (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on ACA and small group health plans. According to Zane Benefits’ website, as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers who offer a fully-insured small group health plan are seeing an impact on their health coverage in two primary ways. First, to fund some of the ACA...

2014-02-26 16:30:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement written by Mark Hobraczk on behalf of PSI: In this week's Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) Health Reform Update, conservative groups lose their second court battle seeking to block Affordable Care Act premium subsidies for consumers in federally-facilitated Marketplaces while several Republican lawmakers seek probes into how three state-based Marketplaces continue to have little or no online...

2014-02-26 08:27:29

Nearly 75 Percent of These 4 Million Uninsured People With Mental Health Conditions Reside in 11 Southern States That Opted Out of the New Program ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new groundbreaking study shows that nearly 4 million people with mental illnesses who are uninsured reside in the 25 states that have refused to participate in the Medicaid Expansion program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many of these individuals have severe mental health conditions...

2014-02-25 23:36:51

Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will host a press conference with Dr. Larry Kawa this Wednesday February 26th at the House Triangle starting at 11am. Dr. Kawa has filed the only federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the executive actions that have cancelled the employer mandate for the years 2014 and 2015. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Dr. Larry Kawa announced today that on Wednesday, February 26, Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will hold a press conference along with other...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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