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2014-05-20 23:11:35

On May 19, 2014 in federal court, BCBS IBC is permanently restrained and enjoined from issuing or pursuing any demand for repayment, or offsetting any new claims unless IBC complies with ERISA. ERISAclaim.com demystifies this new federal overpayment law in provider’s class action victory. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 On May 19, 2014 in federal court, BCBS Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is permanently restrained and enjoined from issuing or pursuing any demand for repayment, or...

2014-05-20 23:09:07

Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting's Affordable Care Act Survey will examine how the ACA is impacting employers and their business decisions. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Intended to gauge the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) impact around the country, Cherry Bekaert Benefits Consulting LLC (“CBBC”) is proud to announce the launch of its Affordable Care Act Survey (“ACA Survey”). The intention of the survey is to examine how the ACA is impacting employers and their business...

2014-05-16 23:00:47

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence this week announced the expansion of the Healthy Indiana Plan, which would qualify hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers for Medicaid via the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Indiana Gov. Mike Pence this week announced the expansion of the Healthy Indiana Plan, which would qualify hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers for Medicaid via the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. The proposal will undergo a 30-day review in Indiana before it is...

2014-05-14 23:15:35

Did you miss the Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period? There are other ways to protect yourself and your family from life’s uncertainties until Open Enrollment starts up again on November 15th, 2014. Bedford Park, IL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Although Open Enrollment for major medical health insurance plans ended last month, many people are unaware of the many coverage options they can take advantage of outside of open enrollment. Some of these options include: 1) Special Enrollment in...

2014-05-14 23:13:13

Obamacare didn't fix the problems with pre-existing conditions. There's an alternative: The Patient Centered Health Plan. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Obamacare didn't fix the problems with pre-existing conditions. Dr. George Flinn has created a viable solution to healthcare- The Patient Centered Healthcare Plan (PCHP). One of the founding principles of the plan is pre-existing conditions. In the past, pre-existing conditions could result in denial of insurance, and...

2014-05-13 00:21:33

LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the first round of employer mandates required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) set to begin in 2015, a new survey finds that employers appear more informed about their companies' options for providing health insurance than employers interviewed last year.* In a 2013 benchmark study, only 37 percent of employers reported being very informed about their companies' options for providing health insurance; in the 2014 study, 69 percent report being...

2014-05-09 19:22:29

RCHN CHF New report shows that 71 percent of those left out of Medicaid expansion live in southern states An estimated 1.1 million community health center patients are left without the benefits of health coverage simply because they live in one of 24 states that have opted out of the Medicaid expansion, a key part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a new report. The research, by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute...

2014-05-08 12:29:07

AUSTIN, Texas, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) March 31 deadline for 2014 health plan enrollment now having passed, many consumers are asking, "What are my health coverage options for the remainder of the year?" The answer is a bit complex, will require thoughtful consideration and most likely professional help, but there is good news. There are options available. One of those options hinges on whether an individual has a life-changing situation,...

2014-05-06 23:16:02

ColoHealth announces short-term health insurance plans as coverage between the Affordable Care Act open enrollment periods. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 ColoHealth has announced it will offer short-term medical plans as an alternative form of health coverage for many Coloradans who remain uninsured now that the open enrollment period for 2014 Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage has ended. Because health plans cannot be sold after the open enrollment period ends, there are few options for health...

2014-05-06 08:43:15

Research Reveals Huge Opportunity, With Only 2% of Industry Pros Already Using Private Exchanges as Solution for Employee Benefits ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanSource, a cloud-based provider of benefits administration, exchange, payroll, and HRIS solutions to employers, today announced the results of its first annual Private Healthcare Exchange Survey, which found that 60 percent of senior level benefit decision makers feel the cost of healthcare will rise as a direct result...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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