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2014-04-07 23:00:26

Major Health Care Reform Provisions Impacting Individuals Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on how health care reform may impact your 2013 tax return. According to Zane Benefits’ website, for most employees and clients, the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA or health care reform) has no effect on their 2013 federal income tax return. The major health care reform provisions impacting individuals (such...

2014-03-20 12:32:36

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The implementation of health care reform in Massachusetts - principally the expansion of health insurance coverage to nearly everyone in the state - was associated with a small but consistent increase in emergency department use, according to the findings of a study to be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Increased Use of the Emergency Department After Health Care Reform in Massachusetts")....

2014-03-13 20:24:08

In the news release, WebMD to Premier Community-Sourced Interview with President Obama About the Affordable Care Act on March 14 at 8:00AM EDT, issued 13-Mar-2014 by WebMD Health Corp. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the word 'premiere' is misspelled throughout the release, it should read "premiere" rather than "premier" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: WebMD to Premiere Community-Sourced Interview with President Obama About...

2014-03-10 12:26:34

Griffith to Lead inVentiv's Commercial and Consulting Segments, Helping Pharmaceutical Companies Get to Market Faster and Optimize Revenue BURLINGTON, Mass., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- inVentiv Health, a life science knowledge and services company for the new health care environment, announced today the appointment of Michael A. Griffith as Executive Vice President. In this capacity, Griffith will head inVentiv's Commercial and Consulting businesses and report to inVentiv Health...

2014-03-04 14:09:11

In a new paper in the journal Health Affairs, several participants in a workshop convened by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine unveil their recommendations to improve health care for prisoners both during incarceration and after release. From a public health standpoint, they argue, it’s shortsighted to regard prison populations as separate from the community. The very premise of prison invites members of society to think of the people there as walled-off and...

2014-03-04 13:57:45

Reforms could provide first-ever coverage for mental illness and other problems that increase the risk of recidivism Under the Affordable Care Act, an estimated 4 million people who have spent time in jail will have better access to health coverage for conditions that might—if left untreated—result in higher health care costs and an increased risk of recidivism. That's the conclusion of an analysis by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health...

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...

2014-02-25 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...

2014-02-22 23:01:10

Health Insurance Renewal Time Brings Unexpected Surprises for Small Businesses Park City, Utah (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the biggest health insurance renewal problems. According to Zane Benefits’ website, health insurance renewal time can bring unexpected surprises for small businesses. This is especially true in 2014 with new changes brought on by health reform. But one silver lining is that...

2014-02-20 16:25:05

ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss operating results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2013. Gentiva plans to issue its financial news release the morning of March 4, 2014 before pre-market trading. The March 4, 2014 conference call is open to investment analysts and managers, Company shareholders and...