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2014-09-22 12:31:30

Nine new plans give Chamber business members choice, affordability and guaranteed options LUBBOCK, Texas and AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care mandates weigh heavily on the minds of Lubbock area business owners. Harnessing the power of the local business community, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and FirstCare Health Plans today unveiled expanded employer health plans open to Chamber business members. With 16 total plans to choose from, the 2015 Chamber...

2014-09-20 16:21:11

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Northern California newspapers have endorsed Proposition 45, comparing it to California's landmark insurance reform initiative Proposition 103 that has saved drivers tens of billions of dollars over the last 25 years and ensured some of the lowest auto insurance rates in the nation. "Proposition 45 gives voters the opportunity to accomplish the same goal for health insurance, as 35 other states already do. Voters...

2014-09-19 23:09:40

New Information on Switching Employees to Individual Health Insurance Available Park City, Utah (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on why to switch employees to individual health insurance. According to Zane Benefits, though many employees may be more familiar with traditional, group health insurance, there are many benefits to individual health insurance that makes employees happier. The new article...

2014-09-19 23:04:29

Gary Jacobs to discuss the significance of the latest trends in the healthcare marketplace for Plans and Providers who serve the Medicare and Dual Eligible populations. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions for Health Plans in the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Managed Medicaid markets, will sponsor a Networking Breakfast Session with featured speaker Gary Jacobs, Managing Director in...

2014-09-19 23:00:18

Consistent premium price increases have led to moderate revenue growth for the Vision Insurance industry in recent years; however, costs have largely kept pace, to the detriment of industry margins. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Vision Insurance industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Consistent premium price increases have led to moderate revenue growth for the Vision Insurance industry...

2014-09-19 12:25:26

Most and Least Expensive Medicare Plans Identified Across US SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket analyzed today's release of 2015 Medicare insurance data from the government. The average premium across all Medicare Advantage health insurance plans for 2015 is $62.69. The 2015 average premium is only 2% higher than the 2014 average premium of $61.69. This amount is also 94% higher than the average of $32.26 that the government reported since the...

2014-09-18 12:30:15

Provider Finder Cost Estimator Assists Consumers In Making More Informed Health Care Decisions RICHARDSON, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers look for new ways to obtain the best possible care and lower their health care costs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX), the largest provider of health benefits in the state, announces the enhanced Provider Finder, an online health care solution developed to enable members to more easily research and select physicians and...

2014-09-17 12:27:07

American Benefits Council to Unveil Long-Term Strategic Plan and Legislative Agenda WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As corporations and employees navigate the changing business environment, both worry about benefits. Businesses worry about cost. Employees are concerned about the cost and whether they will be able to retire comfortably. The Affordable Care Act has added more uncertainty as the changes to benefits are still being determined, especially the effect...

2014-09-16 23:01:01

New HR Tips Available for Transitioning Employees to Individual Health Insurance Park City, UT (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on transitioning employees to individual health insurance. According to Zane Benefits, with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in full effect, many small and medium sized businesses will be steering some or all of their employees towards individual health insurance. This comes as no...

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...


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