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2014-10-22 23:13:32

India Network Health Insurance alerts all elderly visitors to the United States, Canada or Mexico to apply for health insurance before they leave their home county to take advantage of pre-existing condition coverage. All elderly visitors are encouraged to take a plan with pre-existing conditions coverage. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 India Network Health Insurance program today alerted the community of visitors to the United States about the need to take a health insurance...

2014-10-22 23:09:31

A new partnership between TaxSlayer and VelaPoint promises to serve customers with tax and insurance needs in a whole new way. Evans, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 TaxSlayer, LLC has announced a new partnership with insurance brokerage, VelaPoint Insurance. This relationship, conceived in order to address the brand new set of issues facing Americans during the first tax season since health reform laws have gone into effect, will provide TaxSlayer’s current and future customers with...

2014-10-22 23:09:26

With the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period starting in November, a national survey by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) finds that three out of four Americans are confident they know how to use health insurance, but 42 percent say they are not likely or only somewhat likely to review a plan’s details before signing up for coverage. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 With the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period starting in November, a national...

2014-10-22 23:00:23

A recent Government Accountability Office analysis and potential Republican takeover of the United States Senate could threaten risk-corridors program funding, reports Atlantic Information Services’s Inside Health Insurance Exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 With a couple of weeks to go until the November midterm elections and polls predicting Republicans will win back the Senate, the risk-corridors program could be at risk, some industry observers tell Atlantic...

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...

2014-10-22 16:28:37

Hangs Ten-Foot Banners on LA Office Building For Yes On 45 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Insurance today declared Anthem Blue Cross's 9.8% rate increase on small business "unreasonable," but has no power to stop the hikes unless Proposition 45 passes. Proposition 45, which gives the elected insurance commissioner the power to reject excessive rates, is being opposed by $55 million from the insurance industry, including $18.7 million...

2014-10-22 16:28:11

Today's series covers Dr. Thomas Goldenberg - Cocaine and Sleeping Pill Abuser Was Repeatedly High At Work SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2007, Dr. Goldenberg was first found to be high while on duty. A nurse heard him slurring his words and saying inappropriate things. Dr. Goldenberg admitted that he had been abusing codeine cough syrup and sleeping pills while on call. Even so, he was allowed to continue to practice until September 2008, when...

2014-10-21 23:01:08

Pet health insurance pricing is now searchable while using the modified insurer tool built at the Quotes Pros website at http://quotespros.com/health-insurance.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Planning in advance for accidents or illness prevention is one way that some American adults are securing a better lifestyle for pets this year. The Quotes Pros company is now allowing access to pet health insurance prices through national companies inside of its system for review at...

2014-10-21 16:27:58

Today's series covers Dr. Yessenia Candelaria, Arrested While High on Drugs She Had Taken from Her Practice SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on complaints that Dr. Candelaria was providing anesthesia in her husband's office without the requisite training, the Medical Board opened an investigation. The investigation uncovered an instance in which allegedly "Dr. Candelaria was administering anesthesia (believed to be Demerol) intravenously to a patient...

2014-10-20 16:26:34

$12 Million Industry Addition Shows Companies Worry Public Will Find Out Its Role SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, the three big health insurance companies that control California's health insurance market gave another $12 million to their campaign to defeat Proposition 45, which will give California the authority to stop health insurance rate overcharges. The total insurance industry spending against Consumer Watchdog's Prop 45 now tops...


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