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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...

2014-02-28 23:00:50

New ACA Taxes, Fees, and Coverage Requirements Means Higher Costs for Employers Park City, Utah (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on ACA and small group health plans. According to Zane Benefits’ website, as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers who offer a fully-insured small group health plan are seeing an impact on their health coverage in two primary ways. First, to fund some of the ACA...

2014-02-26 16:30:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement written by Mark Hobraczk on behalf of PSI: In this week's Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) Health Reform Update, conservative groups lose their second court battle seeking to block Affordable Care Act premium subsidies for consumers in federally-facilitated Marketplaces while several Republican lawmakers seek probes into how three state-based Marketplaces continue to have little or no online...

2014-02-26 08:27:29

Nearly 75 Percent of These 4 Million Uninsured People With Mental Health Conditions Reside in 11 Southern States That Opted Out of the New Program ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new groundbreaking study shows that nearly 4 million people with mental illnesses who are uninsured reside in the 25 states that have refused to participate in the Medicaid Expansion program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many of these individuals have severe mental health conditions...

2014-02-25 23:36:51

Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will host a press conference with Dr. Larry Kawa this Wednesday February 26th at the House Triangle starting at 11am. Dr. Kawa has filed the only federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the executive actions that have cancelled the employer mandate for the years 2014 and 2015. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Dr. Larry Kawa announced today that on Wednesday, February 26, Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will hold a press conference along with other...

2014-02-25 23:35:47

Advantage Payroll, the region’s largest independently owned payroll service provider, is proud to announce its ACA Reporting service, which provides clients with a comprehensive monthly employee-by-employee report with detail on hours worked. With Advantage’s ACA Reporting, an employer can easily determine whether or not they meet the threshold at which the government requires them to provide employees with health insurance. Freeport, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 “From its...

2014-02-25 23:21:02

Changes in Health Care Reform in 2014 will offer flexibility for both employers and employees through Health Care Allowance. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A & B Insurance and Financial announces that small businesses will begin to switch to a brand new healthcare solution to offer pure, defined contribution health benefits to their employees over the next few years. This is in response to continually skyrocketing healthcare premiums. Monthly premiums can now be completely...

2014-02-24 23:03:01

Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will host a press conference with Dr. Larry Kawa this Wednesday February 26th at the House Triangle starting at 11am. Dr. Kawa has filed the only federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the executive orders that have cancelled the employer mandate for the years 2014 and 2015. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Dr. Larry Kawa announced today that on Wednesday, February 26, Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) will hold a press conference along with other...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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