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2012-10-04 23:03:46

Allowing insurers to circumvent state regulations and sell insurance across state lines does not reduce health insurance costs or increase consumer choice. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 An exemption from state regulations to allow insurers to sell insurance across state lines is the cornerstone of many conservative proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Proponents state that allowing insurers to circumvent state laws and consumer protection provisions to sell...

2011-11-17 10:21:37

Employees' share of premiums increased 63 percent; workers paid more for health insurance and got less protective coverage in years leading up to passage of Affordable Care Act Premiums for employer-sponsored family health insurance increased by 50 percent from 2003 to 2010, and the annual amount that employees pay toward their insurance increased by 63 percent as businesses required employees to contribute a greater share, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report that examines state...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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