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2014-03-14 23:24:42

As the ACA open enrollment deadline approaches, The Center for Health Affairs applauds the many organizations that are working to enroll and educate those eligible for insurance. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 With the recent passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance is now required by law. Many Americans who are currently uninsured or underinsured can shop for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace, but ACA open enrollment ends on March 31. As...

2014-03-12 23:24:40

Amid the outcry over cancelled health plans that don't meet minimum standards under the Affordable Care Act, here's a twist: A study in The American Journal of Managed Care finds that California and Massachusetts fall short in demanding that health plan drug benefits follow the law. Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Think those old “grandfathered” health care plans are the only ones that don’t meet the minimum standard for “essential health benefits” under the...

2014-03-12 08:31:28

Subsidy Gap Found in Study of 8 Cities Likely Affecting Young Adult Enrollment SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --HealthPocket examined health plan premium subsidies for 18 to 34 year-olds in eight major cities across the country and found this age group could not obtain subsidies for health plans within the complete income range specified by the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act subsidies are designed to lower premiums for people with incomes...

2014-03-11 08:25:53

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Impact of Healthcare Reform (PPACA) On the U.S. IVD Industry The "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" (H.R. 3590) is complex legislation that affects virtually every aspect of health care, and many of its provisions are beginning to take effect now. IVD manufacturers who have different needs and strategies are now considering the legislation and whether it will help or...

2014-03-10 23:01:18

Affordable Care Act Limits Health Plan Waiting Periods to 90 Days Park City, Utah (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the ACA 90-Day Waiting Period rule. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that coverage under a group health plan be made available to “otherwise eligible” employees and their dependents no later than 90 calendar days from an employee’s eligibility...

2014-03-10 16:31:59

Statement of Dr. Elena Rios, President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I was impressed by President Obama's joint interview for UNIVISION and Telemundo's audiences this past Thursday, to pitch them on enrolling by March 31(st) for new health insurance plans offered this year. This interview was much needed to help Latinos in the country better understand that Obamacare can help their families, many of whom do not have...

2014-03-05 23:29:38

AHPCare.com Access to Critical Student Health Insurance Plan Information Grapevine, Texas (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Academic HealthPlans Inc. is reinventing the way they service their clients and how members access the most comprehensive and cost effective college and university student health insurance plans. The company announced today the launch of its newly redesigned website http://www.ahpcare.com, fresh new brand, and a new service center. "We are very excited to announce the...

2014-03-05 16:26:10

Benefits, Not Guilt & Blame, Are Motivators WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama needs to improve his plea for youth to sign up for health care before the March 31 deadline under the Affordable Care Act, say former White House spokesman Robert Weiner and policy analyst Emily Kopp in the Palm Beach Post today. The piece is entitled, "Obama Needs New Health Law Plea for Youth; Guilt and shame fail as motivators for kids." "Kids will sign up for health insurance...

2014-03-03 16:25:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new marketing campaign launches today aimed at ensuring Pennsylvanians understand that healthcare coverage is within reach for uninsured children. The ads, themed "Within Reach," will ensure that every family knows that Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can be their healthcare partner and will prompt families to take action to sign up if eligible for the program. The ads will run statewide through June 30 and...

2014-03-01 23:01:14

Employers look to health benefits brokers and advisors for guidance on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Park City, Utah (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the ACA and health benefits advisors. According to Zane Benefits’ website, employers are looking to health benefits brokers and advisors for guidance on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The key ACA issues brokers and advisors should be discussing with clients...


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