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2014-08-04 16:26:13

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six health insurance companies financing the No on Proposition 45 committee have donated $37.3 million through June 30, 2014 against the ballot measure to regulate health insurance rates in California, according to campaign finance reports filed recently with the Secretary of State. This is more than three times the $12 million refund returned to Californians for 2013 under a federal Affordable Care Act rule requiring 80% of...

2014-08-04 12:25:17

Mary Beth Storjohann, Gen Y financial expert, joins nonprofit in raising awareness of the need for income protection PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Disability Awareness today announced it is increasing its efforts to educate younger working Americans about the importance of protecting their incomes. To help achieve this mission, the nonprofit is partnering with Mary Beth Storjohann, a Gen Y financial planning expert and certified financial...

2014-08-04 08:24:49

New Initiatives Offer Innovative Alternatives to Traditional Insurance Plans, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that University of Washington Medicine (UW Medicine) and Providence Health & Services-Swedish Health Services (Providence-Swedish) have each launched new accountable care organizations (ACOs), contracting directly with employers. These direct-contract ACOs, the first in the Seattle...

2014-07-31 23:22:19

India Network health insurance policy holders can now avail 24 hour assistance services and nursing assistance toll free line services with effect from August 1, 2014. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 India Network Foundation, sponsor of award winning visitor health insurance for more than two decades today launched 24x7 nurse line and assistance services to help medical insurance policy holders. The new toll free number, 1-855-428-3425 is designed to provide a centralized assistance...

2014-07-31 23:17:09

Soon, children will head back to school. Parents should double-check insurance policies to ensure they have adequate coverage for the school year ahead, says Frank N. Darras of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Parents need to remember a lot of things when it comes time for kids to head back to school. There are school supplies to purchase, lunches to prepare, and also immunizations and other health requirements to schedule. Most schools these days require up-to-date...

2014-07-31 23:12:38

Healthinsurancefacts.org (http://healthinsurancefacts.org/) announces a new blog post, “How to Find an Affordable Health Insurance Quote?” (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Healthinsurancefacts.org has released a new blog post explaining how to find affordable health insurance plans by comparing quotes. In order to find affordable individual health life insurance plans, clients should consider comparing quotes. They can do this by visiting an insurance brokerage website and by completing a simple...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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