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2013-10-18 12:24:23

Potential options to renew are available in 2013 but consumers must ask key questions SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While much attention in the individual health insurance market has been focused on choosing new plans on the state and federal marketplaces, consumers who are looking to avoid switching plans and possibly save on premium costs for 2014 may be able to renew an existing health insurance plan according to a new analysis from HealthPocket. Obamacare...

2013-10-18 12:11:52

Outpatient visits rose, ER visits remained same after CHIP insurance expansion -- while ER visits rose in a comparison group of young adults with less insurance coverage As the nation's health care system prepares for uninsured Americans to gain health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a question hangs over crowded hospital emergency departments: Will the newly insured make fewer ER visits than they do today? According to the results of a new University of Michigan...

2013-10-17 16:25:48

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Endowment announced today a partnership with AARP to create awareness about Obamacare and promote health care coverage enrollment in California. The partnership is part of The California Endowment's Get Covered campaign, known as Asegurate in Spanish, designed to help educate Californians about health care reform and its benefits while assisting families and individuals in understanding their enrollment options under the...

2013-10-17 12:30:42

New Executive Briefing from HealthLeaders-InterStudy Anticipates That Many More States Will Move to Expand Medicaid NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, the leading provider of managed care market intelligence, finds that the implications of rejecting Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have prompted states that were originally against expansion to consider it. Months after the 2012 ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court made...

2013-10-16 23:32:53

Representatives from Kentucky's insurance exchange will present information about the federal Affordable Care Act and will be available to field questions. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Two representatives from Kentucky’s insurance exchange will present an information session at Union College later this month about the federal Affordable Care Act. Carrie Banahan, executive director of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange—better known as Kynect—will co-present with...

2013-10-16 20:22:49

Stops Across the State Allow Washingtonians to Ask Questions about New Health Plans and Sign Up for Coverage SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Healthplanfinder, the new online marketplace that connects Washingtonians to new health insurance plans and financial help, launched a statewide mobile enrollment tour today in Spokane. The tour includes multiple stops around Washington and features a customized trailer branded with images from the advertising...

2013-10-16 08:27:31

Advomas, an industry leader in healthcare payer sourcing, announces the launch of AdvoSure to streamline and expedite payment processing. TROY, Mich., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As a national industry leader in health care payer sourcing, Advomas is leading the way to improve income management and enhance revenue cycles as America moves ahead with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With the impact of the ACA presenting significant questions that affect...

2013-10-15 12:25:44

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Having successfully launched Affordable Care Act online advertising campaigns in 39 States, Audience Partners is in a unique position to analyze the early efforts to increase awareness, educate and enroll. The multi-million dollar online advertising campaigns include sponsors from the federal government, state exchanges, advocacy groups and private insurers nationwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131015/PH97224)...

2013-10-15 08:30:16

A GoBankingRates.com study examines the average health insurance premium versus savings account rate in each state. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Health insurance rates under the Affordable Care Act, released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), show the average silver plan is $310 per month. To reveal Obamacare's shortcomings in making healthcare affordable, GoBankingRates.com compared average national and state-by-state premiums with savings account...

2013-10-14 12:24:10

Part of the recently launched Health Insurance Marketplace, the program provides support across PA HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of Pennsylvania mental health organizations has launched a Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Program to reach out to the more than 220,000 Pennsylvanians who want insurance that covers both physical and behavioral health needs, such as treatment for depression, anxiety, and drug and alcohol abuse. The recently...