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2014-07-31 16:27:41

Strong Enrollment for 2014 Prompts Balanced Risk Pool and Competition Between Health Plans; Average Statewide Rate Increase Kept to 4.2 Percent SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of Covered California consumers will see low increases in their health insurance premiums for 2015, and many consumers will see no increase or even a decrease. The statewide weighted average* came in at 4.2 percent, with some plans offering weighted average rates that are 8.5 percent...

2014-07-31 08:34:01

Arches combines TruClinic's telemedicine solution with innovative reimbursement strategies to create a disruptive solution for access to convenient, quality care. SALT LAKE CITY, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arches Health Plan announced today that it has chosen TruClinic as the telemedicine solution for its provider network, and will become one of the first independent US insurance payers to reimburse providers for home-based telemedicine visits. TruClinic provides a...

2014-07-30 23:11:58

IntelliQuote, a revered online life insurance agency, is proud to announce the launch of an initiative designed to help consumers facing tough choices in regard to life insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act. El Dorado Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 IntelliQuote, a top rated online life insurance agency, is pleased to the announce the launch of an Affordable Care Act (ACA) educational initiative. Through the effort, IntelliQuote has trained their staff of license life insurance...

2014-07-30 23:05:30

The Hearing Aid Clinics industry has contracted slightly during the past five years as declines in insurance coverage and consumer income combined with rising hearing aid prices; however, during the next five years, the industry is expected to improve, largely due to the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Hearing Aid Clinics industry to its growing industry report collection. New...

2014-07-30 23:02:35

LTC Consumer launches a free Instant Quote Tool for Long Term Care coverage at LTCconsumer.com. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 LTC Consumer, an independent, free online service to help consumers understand and evaluate long term care insurance, features an Instant Quote tool on its website, LTCconsumer.com, announced Nathan Sanow, Executive Director and co-founder of LTC Consumer. Quotes are free and unlimited. The Instant Quote tool asks for a click in only seven areas – including...

2014-07-30 23:01:29

NFL Training Camp 2014 has started and fans everywhere watch the 2014 draft picks get warmed up for prime time, founding partner of DarrasLaw offers tips to players. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The National Football League (NFL) is beginning to gear up for another thrilling season. These pro-footballers are already deep into practices to prepare for the upcoming season. One thing that hasn’t changed, however, is the need to protect themselves in the event they suffer a disabling...

2014-07-30 20:23:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Proposition 45 campaign today said that WellPoint's massive $731.1 million second quarter profit underscores the need for Proposition 45's protections against health insurance price gouging. The profit report comes a day after the California Insurance Commissioner reported steep health insurance rate hikes for Californians in 2014 and expressed frustration that no one has the ability to stop excessive rates. The...

2014-07-30 16:30:15

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The medical malpractice insurance industry and hospitals are the biggest force bankrolling the campaign against a patient safety initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot, pumping in more than two-thirds of the $41 million war chest amassed by Proposition 46 foes, according to campaign finance disclosure documents. After profiting wildly for years from unreasonably costly rates, medical malpractice insurers have contributed nearly half of...

2014-07-30 12:30:18

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Single women purchasing long term care insurance protection now pay as much as 50 percent more than single men for identical coverage. An expert shares how working single women can still avoid the price difference. "Two thirds of all long term care insurance claim benefits are paid to women so it is understandable why insurers started charging women more than men," explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for...

2014-07-30 12:30:15

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a joint statement attributable to: William Good, executive vice president of the National Roofing Contractors Association, and Kinsey M. Robinson, international president of the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers: "The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a fatally flawed law that fails to control rising health care costs and contains numerous taxes, fees and mandates that are increasing costs for employers...


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