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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...

2014-01-09 16:22:40

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is set to come into effect in the US in July of 2014 and is effectively a form of capital controls that will extremely limit the ability of Americans to internationalize their assets. For this reason, TDV Wealth Management, a subsidiary of TDV Media, has urgently organized the TDV Wealth Management Crisis Conference - the first of its kind to be held from February 5-9 in Panama. The conference...

2014-01-08 12:28:28

96% of Bronze Plans for Small Employers Exceed Deductible Limits SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Affordable Care Act capped deductibles for small group health insurance plans at $2,000 for individuals and $4,000 for families. However, the Department of Health & Human Services announced in February 2013 that these deductible limits could be waived in situations where a limit prevented a health plan from meeting its ratio of insurance payments to enrollee...

2014-01-07 23:04:44

Certified staff available to help consumers understand, apply and enroll for insurance in a Federally Facilitated Marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 LMC Medical Supplies, Inc. and LMC Pharmacy, a fully licensed pharmacy and Medical Equipment Supplier, has been authorized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to be a Certified Application Counselor Designated Organization (CDO). LMC’s staff are trained and...

2014-01-07 23:02:52

ObamaCare Evasion Will Dwarf Income Tax Evasion, Reports Mark Davis, MD, on Sharon Kleyne Hour Radio Show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 If you thought income tax evasion was widespread, says author Mark Davis, MD, that will soon be dwarfed by ”ObamaCare evasion, ”the attempt to avoid the restrictions, delays, mandates, soaring premiums and additional taxes created by the new Affordable Care Act, commonly called “ObamaCare”. The result, in the opinion of Davis, will...

2014-01-03 16:22:50

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc. is addressing higher call volumes and Kentuckians' interest in enrolling in health plans by extending call center hours and by adding call center staff. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130903/DC73073LOGO) "Kentuckians - many of whom may not have had health insurance before - have lots of questions, and are spending lots of time on the phone with our Member Services staff," said...

2013-12-31 23:04:59

Tomorrow marks the first day of coverage for health insurance purchased through the Affordable Care Act’s Federally Facilitated Marketplace. American Health, a nationwide health insurance agency, is continuing to assist and enroll clients through the Marketplace. Fort Wayne, Indiana (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 According to an article written by Stephanie Condon at CBS News, tomorrow, January 1st, 2014, is a very important date for the American people for a couple of reasons. First,...

2013-12-31 20:20:40

Urges temporary relief from HHS mandate while courts decide Highlights other exemptions, extensions granted for economic, administrative reasons Mandate's penalties to hurt, rather than help, shared goal of expanding coverage WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has asked President Obama to temporarily exempt religious institutions from crippling fines if their...