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2014-05-06 16:32:11

OAKLAND, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a rally and press conference today, Kaiser nurses and consumer advocates exposed the fact that Kaiser Permanente has accumulated a reserve that is $21.7 billion - 1626 percent - more than required by the state, while cutting patient care services and raising premiums on consumers. ? ? The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, which has 85,000 California members, also announced its endorsement of a measure that will...

2014-05-06 14:47:59

Findings offer insights into population-level health effects that could occur under Affordable Care Act In the first four years after Massachusetts instituted comprehensive health reform in 2006, mortality in the state decreased by 2.9% compared with similar populations in states that didn't expand health coverage, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. They estimated that Massachusetts' health reform law, which provided near-universal coverage,...

2014-05-06 08:33:57

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS), the leading managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced consolidated revenues of $584.8 million and consolidated operating income of $10.0 million for the three months ended March 31, 2014. Net income was $7.0 million, or $ 0.25 per diluted share. Quarterly Consolidated Highlights -- Total consolidated operating revenues were $584.5 million; -- Consolidated operating income was...

2014-05-05 16:26:31

Some See Their Compensation Double PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Healthcare-NOW!: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84055 Chief executive officers at Fortune 500 health insurance companies, who have opposed new regulations under the Affordable Care Act, emerged this month as one of the ACA's greatest beneficiaries. Recently filed financial reports show that average compensation for these top nine health insurance...

2014-05-05 08:29:12

Only 25 percent of small business predicted to provide health insurance by 2020 DALLAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, Reid Rasmussen, former healthcare executive and founder of the Dallas-based non-insurance health services company freshbenies, addressed insurance consultants for the 2014 Benefits Selling Expo in Colorado Springs, Colo. Rasmussen, a healthcare industry thought-leader and nationally recognized employee benefits authority, shared numerous predictions...

2014-05-02 23:03:50

What are Consumer Directed Health Plans (CDHPs)? Park City, UT (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on Consumer Directed Health Plans (CDHPs). According to Zane Benefits’ website, a Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDHP) is a strategy that requires employees (the consumers) to make decisions about their health care. CDHPs come in various forms, but most commonly a CDHP means offering a high-deductible health plan...

2014-05-01 23:16:11

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn about regulatory and compliance hurdles facing private insurance exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 As employers look for ways to limit their contribution obligations while continuing to offer valuable health insurance coverage, insurance carriers are meeting that need by launching their own single-carrier exchanges, participating in multi-carrier exchanges, or both. But what are the key tax and...

2014-05-01 23:09:20

PCIP Coverage Extended Through June 2014 Park City, UT (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a new information on the PCIP coverage extension through June 2014. According to Zane Benefits’ website, on April 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will once again extend transitional coverage to those currently enrolled in the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) until June 30, 2014. PCIP has...

2014-05-01 23:04:44

Local independent insurance agency, Schafer Agency, releases tips on social security, disability, and more. Carleton, MI (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Michigan based insurance agency, Schafer Agency, provides life insurance, disability insurance, annuities, IRAs, and other retirement planning programs to individuals across the state. Since May is National Social Security Education Month, the agency would like to release useful information to help individuals and families understand the intricacies...

2014-05-01 16:32:32

Enrollment exceeded Federal predictions by 29%, Missouri ranked 14th in total number of enrollees ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Health and Human Services today released new data indicating 152,335 people have enrolled in Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace plans, capping off a highly successful seven-month education and enrollment push by Cover Missouri, a 450 member coalition created by the Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH). The...


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