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Health insurance premium hikes in nine states have been deemed by Health and Human Services director Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to be unreasonable, as granted under the rate review authority given by the Affordable Care Act.
ATLANTA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arthritis Foundation President and CEO Dr. John H.
DES MOINES, Iowa, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of widely publicized changes occurred last fall that allow parents to obtain health care coverage for children with pre-existing conditions and to extend coverage to their sons or daughters until age 26.
NORWALK, Conn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty percent of Americans oppose the "individual mandate" clause in the health care reform law that requires all Americans not already insured to purchase health insurance, according to a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO ) Only 22 percent support the mandate. But certain arguments in favor of the mandate seem to sway opinion back toward support of the measure.
Health Care Reform has dominated headlines for months, sparking political and even constitutional debates. However, there are some valuable consumer benefits built into the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, some of which are already in place today.
Americans living with pre-existing conditions are being freed from discrimination in order to get the health coverage they need, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a statement released Tuesday.
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