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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...

2014-01-22 23:23:49

UBA Evaluates the Ensuing Financial, Legal, and Competitive Implications Facing Businesses As They Prepare For Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 With every day that passes, the nation’s employers move a step closer to having to make decisions about whether or not they will “play or pay” with regard to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Although results from United Benefit Advisor’s...

2014-01-22 12:27:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After months of the Corbett administration's push to preserve the state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has now agreed to give impacted and eligible families the option of keeping their CHIP coverage until year-end, according to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Pennsylvania is the only state to provide families the additional option of transitioning at...

2014-01-20 23:01:15

Small Businesses Facing Sticker Shock with ObamaCare Premium Rates in 2014 Park City, Utah (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published tips on reducing health insurance premiums for small businesses. According to Zane Benefits’ website, many small businesses are facing sticker shock with 2014 small group health insurance premium rates and ObamaCare. Zane Benefits offers six tips for small business owners and HR professionals to...

2014-01-17 11:29:48

National study finds that prison systems are increasingly aiding prisoners' enrollment in Medicaid, both during incarceration and in preparation of release As Medicaid eligibility expands under the Affordable Care Act, prison systems are increasingly supporting prisoners' enrollment in Medicaid as a way to help lower prison system costs and improve prisoners' access to health care upon release. These are the findings of a nationwide survey of state prison administrators that was led by...

2014-01-16 23:27:14

Consulting firm creates webinar series that demystifies Obamacare for busy executives Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Uncertainty and confusion still abounds when it comes to employers grappling with the financial implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Cynosure Risk Advisors LLC (CRA, http://www.cynosurerisk.com), a national business consulting firm specializing in risk management, insurance coverage and health care reform counseling, is...

2014-01-15 12:25:42

Free assistance available to any member of the community ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only two weeks into the New Year, the first people covered under new Affordable Care Act insurance plans have begun to come to the University of Michigan Health System's hospitals and health centers for appointments and procedures. UMHS accepts most of the plans offered to individuals and small businesses on the private Marketplace, including those bought through...

2014-01-14 23:27:57

Passages Malibu CEO issues comments on drug policy reform. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The White House released a statement on December 19th detailing the pardons and sentence commutations that US President Barack Obama issued to twenty-one individuals in federal custody. Among those given clemency were 8 people convicted of crack cocaine related offences. Under the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, those convicted of crimes involving crack cocaine would have received far less prison...

2014-01-13 23:04:22

Event Hosted by Dr. Marc Siegel of Fox News, Dr. Robert Haar of Regency Healthcare and Jim Millaway Manhattan, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 For employers providing self-funded healthcare to their employees, every dollar matters. With the new laws taking effect under the Affordable Care Act many employers are seeing premiums and out of pocket costs rise substantially. As a result of these increased costs, many employers are reducing their workforce or reducing employee hours in an effort...

2014-01-11 23:01:18

What to Expect in the Year of Health Reform Regulations Park City, Utah (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on ObamaCare changes in 2014. According to Zane Benefits’ website, 2014 is the year of ObamaCare, with major health reform regulations coming into play. The ten major health care changes to look for in 2014 include: 1. New Health Insurance Coverage Begins 2. Individual Mandate is a Reality 3. Health...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin