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2014-08-19 12:33:04

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 24, the IRS released draft forms for tax information reporting under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The new forms include recipient forms 1095-A, B and C and transmittal forms 1094-B and C. These forms are meant to verify that organizations are meeting their ACA obligations of offering minimal essential coverage to their employees as well as provide proof of coverage for employees and dependents. The IRS also released new draft...

2014-08-18 16:28:11

Democratic, Republican and Independent Voters Alike Express Stronger Support for Lawmakers Who Vote in Favor of Legislation to Replace Medicare Cuts with Payment Reforms WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national survey finds registered voters overwhelming support Congressional action to stop cuts to the Medicare home health benefit, which are estimated to directly affect more than one million seniors and nearly half a million home health professionals. The poll also...

2014-08-13 23:10:03

Transcending Obamacare: Avik Roy’s New Patient-Centered Plan for Near-Universal Coverage and Permanent Fiscal Solvency New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Health care in America needed fixing long before the Affordable Care Act. Costs were high, outcomes were disappointing, and millions of Americans didn’t have health insurance. While the ACA has expanded coverage, it hasn’t solved existing systemic flaws; it papers over many of them with new layers of complexity, adding...

2014-08-13 23:06:20

Individuals who purchased state or federal health insurance coverage urged to research plan options and not automatically renew current policies. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 State health insurance marketplaces are beginning to report 2015 pricing for Obamacare plans, and on average, consumers are in for a 2 to 23 percent premium hike next year, depending on their health insurance carrier and state of residence. HealthCare.com Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Smedsrud, says that...

2014-08-13 23:04:30

Winners to Be Honored at the Golden Bridge Awards Presentation Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Attendance on Demand has been recognized as a finalist in the Annual 2014 Golden Bridge Awards for its Best Case Study candidate: “Aspen Management Handles Payroll 50% Faster with Attendance on Demand”, Best White Paper of the year candidates: “PPACA Part-Time Workers”, “PPACA Shared Responsibility” and “PPACA Small Business.” Attendance on Demand is also a finalist...

2014-08-07 23:11:36

Former OHCA Commissioner adds CON, ACA expertise to portfolio of consulting services Hamden, Connecticut (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 VantagePoint Healthcare Advisors (VantagePointconsult.com) has increased their capability, adding depth and breadth to their team with the hire of Cristine Vogel, M.P.H., as a senior consultant. She will be assisting clients with strategic planning and marketing initiatives in response to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and with the Certificate of Need (CON)...

2014-07-30 23:11:58

IntelliQuote, a revered online life insurance agency, is proud to announce the launch of an initiative designed to help consumers facing tough choices in regard to life insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act. El Dorado Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 IntelliQuote, a top rated online life insurance agency, is pleased to the announce the launch of an Affordable Care Act (ACA) educational initiative. Through the effort, IntelliQuote has trained their staff of license life insurance...

2014-07-30 12:30:15

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a joint statement attributable to: William Good, executive vice president of the National Roofing Contractors Association, and Kinsey M. Robinson, international president of the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers: "The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a fatally flawed law that fails to control rising health care costs and contains numerous taxes, fees and mandates that are increasing costs for employers...

2014-07-25 12:24:48

Additional lawmakers, senior and family advocates, rural community leaders and veterans groups support Medicare payment reforms to replace harmful, across-the-board Medicare cuts WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare: Home health leaders today said that growing support for the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act - introduced last week by Representatives Greg...

2014-07-23 23:14:27

The following statements by health care and legal experts at The Heartland Institute about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruling on Obamacare on Tuesday may be used for attribution. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit on Tuesday ruled in Halbig v. Burwell (No. 14 -5018) (read the decision here) that those who participate in the federal exchange under the Affordable Care Act are not eligible for subsidies under Obamacare. The...


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