Quantcast

Latest Health insurance coverage in the United States Stories

2014-10-23 08:36:54

Results from initial months could aid other states still considering expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows. In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of University of Michigan...

2014-10-22 20:23:19

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With as many as 1.8 million uninsured in Illinois, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is mobilizing its resources across the state to help people better understand insurance coverage options and the financial benefits that may be available to them under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). There's four key points about this year's open enrollment period that people need to be aware of: -- Enrollment Timeline: The enrollment...

2014-10-16 12:29:26

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas joins community partners in statewide effort to help educate uninsured individuals about the Affordable Care Act RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) today launched a statewide education effort to help more than 6.2 million uninsured Texans find affordable health insurance options and begin to benefit from important medical services that meet their needs. Consumer education is essential to helping...

2014-10-15 16:29:53

Affordable Healthcare Awaits Countless More Uninsured Illinoisans CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today announced that it is continuing its statewide education efforts it began over a year ago in advance of the inaugural enrollment period for Illinois' Health Insurance Marketplace. While Year One's results of 217,000 enrollments far surpassed the state's own targets, there remains almost 1.8 million uninsured who are eligible...

2014-10-05 16:21:22

ASSERT FLORIDA GOV. RICK SCOTT "TWISTED INTO PRETZEL" OVER ISSUE; Article In South Florida Sun-Sentinel WASHINGTON and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former chief of staff of the House Committee on Aging and Subcommittee on Health under Rep. Claude Pepper (D-FL) and former White House National Drug Policy spokesman Robert Weiner, along with Evan Baumel, Robert Weiner Associates' Senior Economic Policy Analyst have published an op-ed in the South...

2014-09-30 16:25:13

NMHIX agency of record, BVK options out of contract extension opportunity MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BVK, the full-service advertising and marketing agency of record for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX), announced today that they will not pursue extension of the current contract between them and the Albuquerque-based health insurance exchange. This announcement follows the exchange board's unanimous July vote to renew BVK's contract through 2015 and...

2014-09-23 08:29:30

Forty-four percent of remaining uninsured population falls in the 18-34 age range LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the percentage of Americans without health insurance has fallen from 22 to 15 percent over the past 11 months, a new Harris Poll survey conducted on behalf of the national non-profit Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS) found that nearly half (46 percent) of those who remain uninsured have still not heard of the individual mandate, and 43 percent have...

2014-09-17 12:21:00

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to a recent news report, the Texas Department of Insurance shows that one in six Dallas County drivers have no insurance despite laws that require minimum coverage. Two years ago, the number of uninsured drivers was falling because of a program that helped boost compliance with the insurance laws. But, since then, the number of uninsured motorists has crept up again in large metropolitan areas. Statewide, more than 2.5 million...

2014-09-16 12:30:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite Pennsylvania's longstanding status as a state of "universal coverage" for all documented children, the commonwealth is home to more than 144,000 children who lack health insurance, according to the latest annual State of Children's Health Care report from Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children. This means about 1 in 20 of Pennsylvania's children lack health insurance - a statistic that has remained relatively unchanged in...

2014-09-16 12:25:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that in 2013, the poverty rate declined from the previous year for the first time since 2006, while there was no statistically significant change in either the number of people living in poverty or real median household income. In addition, the poverty rate for children under 18 declined from the previous year for the first time since 2000. The following results for the nation were compiled from...


Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
Related