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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...

2014-09-17 12:24:42

Aspen Institute report is first of its kind to consider Obamacare's impact on children and their parents together WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute and the National Association for State Health Policy tomorrow will release a new report calling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the accompanying Medicaid expansion a significant opportunity to produce better health and economic stability for children and parents together. The report identifies...

2014-09-17 00:21:02

Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs and Pioneer ACO Model show continued quality of care improvements and additional Medicare savings GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (ApolloMed) (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company, today announced that ApolloMed ACO generated $10.98 million in savings of which $5.38 million in cash will be distributed to ApolloMed ACO. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...

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 12:31:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report confirming what the Family Research Council (FRC) has been saying all along: The Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, subsidizes elective abortion with taxpayer funds and lacks transparency in its abortion coverage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO Over the past several months, FRC has been examining abortion coverage on the...

2014-09-16 08:32:15

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As open enrollment season approaches, U.S. employees will soon be asked to make important decisions about their 2015 benefits. According to Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), employees will be expected to take a more proactive role in managing their health care decisions. This increased responsibility makes it more important than ever for individuals to understand how they can make...

2014-09-15 23:08:42

For ObamaCare Reimbursement Compliance, New In-House PPACA & ERISA Litigation Support Programs Announced from ERISAclaim.com, in conjunction with In-House ERISA Appeals Department, Four Years after PPACA Adopted ERISA in Its Entirety for All Health Plans. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 ERISAclaim.com announces today new in-house PPACA & ERISA Litigation Department Support Programs for Reimbursement in ObamaCare Compliance, after 4-year-old PPACA adopted 40-year-old...

2014-09-15 16:24:33

New Grant Awards and Advertising to Support Renewal and Enrollment in 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on high enrollment in 2014, Covered California launched its community outreach campaign for 2015 on Monday, including new grants to community groups and a comprehensive advertising campaign aimed at attracting new consumers and encouraging them to enroll in the state's health benefit exchange. "Today we are sharing stories about real people whose...

2014-09-15 12:24:47

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rapid increase in medical costs starting in the 1970s is commonly ascribed be market imperfections. However, federal and state governments have long suppressed the functioning of the market system in the medical industry, write Maureen Buff and Timothy Terrell in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. "Third-party payment, with its moral hazard, has increased demand and thereby driven up...

2014-09-13 23:00:49

The number of specialty independent practices has declined moderately during the past five years, as general consulting firms have acquired these companies to gain entrance into niche markets. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Healthcare Consultants industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Healthcare employers, hospitals, insurance companies, pharmaceutical developers and medical device...


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