Latest Massachusetts health care reform Stories

2010-09-28 13:45:00

Federal Tax Credit Offsets up to 35 Percent of Small Businesses' Health Care Costs PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2010-09-28 07:00:00

MEDFORD, Mass. and TAMPA, Fla., Sept.

2010-09-23 09:55:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of people in the U.S. will see their health security improve when several provisions of the Affordable Care Act become effective today.

2010-09-02 10:00:00

About One In Four Covered Workers Now Face Annual Deductibles Of $1,000 Or More, Including Nearly Half Of Those Employed By Small Businesses WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-06-09 10:00:00

ORANGE, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most significant provisions contained in the new federal healthcare reform legislation is the establishment of health insurance exchanges designed to provide consumers greater choice and affordability.

2010-05-21 16:08:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on a new report released today from the Commonwealth Fund that estimates up to 13.7 million uninsured young adults could gain health coverage as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

2010-05-14 12:11:00

ST. LOUIS, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CeltiCare Health Plan of Massachusetts, a Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) subsidiary, today announced that the state of Massachusetts has renewed its contract to serve Commonwealth Care Bridge Program members, effective July 1, 2010.

2010-05-04 10:24:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not surprisingly, the percentage of the nonelderly (under age 65) without employment-based health insurance coverage has grown during the recession, according to a study published today by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).

2010-04-23 13:29:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning June 1, Independence Blue Cross will extend health insurance coverage for young adults up to age 26 who are currently covered by their parents' individual or employer-sponsored health plans. One provision of the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act makes coverage available to adult children up to age 26 on the renewal date of their policy beginning on or after September 23, 2010.

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