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2014-02-06 00:22:42

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released its 2014 Small Business Health Care Survey which shows how America's small businesses are dealing with rising health care costs, what kind of benefits they offer and how the Affordable Care Act is impacting their business. Most notably, 91 percent reported increases in their health plan at their most recent health insurance renewal with one in four being hit with increases...

2014-02-04 16:30:22

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2013. Highlights -- Gross Profit for the quarter improved 0.9% to $83.8 million versus last year, despite sales decreasing 6.4% to $654.6 million. -- Selling general and administrative expenses decreased 10.0% to $30.2 million quarter over quarter. -- Total debt less cash decreased $115.0 million...

2014-02-04 16:27:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett's 2014-15 budget proposal invests more than $34.4 billion in total funds for health and human services programs, delivering on his promise to help those who need it most and providing a sustainable foundation to increase access to quality, affordable healthcare for more than 500,000 Pennsylvanians under his Healthy Pennsylvania plan. In addition to advancing the Healthy Pennsylvania plan, it reaffirms a commitment...

2014-02-04 12:24:07

Ad agencies La Comunidad and Razorfish create PSAs featuring pets encouraging Americans to "Take Care, People" WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Enroll America partnered with the Ad Council to launch "Take Care, People," a national multimedia public service advertising (PSA) campaign that will raise awareness, educate, and motivate uninsured Americans to get health insurance for themselves and their families under the Affordable Care Act, or ACA. To view the multimedia...

2014-02-03 23:00:38

Small Businesses Struggle to Understand Health Insurance Options Post-ObamaCare Park City, UT (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new FAQs on small business health insurance in 2014. According to Zane Benefits’ website, small businesses have important choices to make when offering health insurance, especially with new Affordable Care Act regulations and the increasing cost of traditional small business health insurance. The...

2014-01-30 08:32:20

We provide free information to help you sign up and find the best plan for you BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Healthcare For You Now (http://www.healthcareforyounow.com) launches a more extensive marketplace with more participating health insurance companies and supplements to existing plans than the Obamacare - Affordable Care Act marketplace. They provide free information to help individuals sign up and find the best plan for all budgets. (Photo:...

2014-01-29 12:28:19

New Executive Briefing from Decision Resources Group Identifies Seven Key Trends in U. S. Managed Markets BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group has condensed its latest insight on U.S. managed markets into seven over-arching trends, outlined in a new Executive Briefing. Sweeping change driven by healthcare reform, already a constant for companies doing business in healthcare throughout 2013, will continue to be the new normal in 2014. (Logo:...

2014-01-29 12:26:56

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the deadline for January enrollment of the Affordable Care Act now having passed, many consumers are considering the next steps in the rollout of the landmark health care legislation. For those who have not yet purchased a health plan, the next step will be selecting their coverage prior to the March 31 deadline, when the enrollment period for the year officially ends. For many who have purchased coverage, the next steps may involve...

2014-01-23 23:00:47

Angela Williams, compliance manager with RWI Benefits, is now certified through the National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) new professional development course on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Quapaw, OK (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Angela Williams, compliance manager with RWI Benefits, is now certified through the National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) new professional development course on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...

2014-01-23 12:26:49

By Mark Hobraczk MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In this week's Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) Health Reform Update, the premium subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) survive a court challenge, but the law's preventive services fund takes another hit under the budget passed by Congress. However, the budget does restore some HIV/AIDS funding lost to the sequester. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120214/MM53649LOGO) The latest enrollment...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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