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2014-03-11 08:31:53

Yaniga's interactive session "Private Exchanges - Where Does Medicare Fit?" will provide attendees with real-world insights on the evolving private exchange landscape BROOKFIELD, Wis., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, today announced that Jeff Yaniga, vice president, private exchanges, will present "Private Exchanges - Where Does Medicare Fit" at the Medicare Marketing &...

2013-12-11 08:26:55

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The spectacular debacle of the launch of the insurance exchanges of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "ObamaCare") was anticipated by those who understood ACA to be a planned failure from the beginning, writes Lawrence R. Huntoon, M.D., Ph.D., in the winter 2013 issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. The massive disruption of the private insurance market that is now occurring was predicted in the Federal...

2013-11-15 08:27:12

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a Nov. 14 press conference, President Obama apologized for "fumbling the rollout" of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and said he understood that Americans were "frustrated" when they got notice of cancellation of the health plan they liked, despite his clear, oft repeated promise that they could keep it. He did not, however, admit to any flaw in the concept, or express willingness to make meaningful change, stated AAPS...

2013-10-24 23:32:29

Dr. John Geyman, professor emeritus of family medicine at the University of Washington and author of "Health Care Wars: How Market Ideology and Corporate Power Are Killing Americans" (2012), will give the keynote address at the annual meeting of Health Care for All Washington: “Single-Payer in Washington State: Challenges and Approaches” - Saturday, November 9 at Plymouth Church in downtown Seattle. Free and open to the public - refreshments provided. Seattle, WA (PRWEB)...

2013-10-23 23:18:33

FAIRPAY Solutions has released a new case study on the additional savings that a national workers' compensation payer experienced by utilizing a comprehensive out-of-network solution through a single partner. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 FAIRPAY Solutions has released a new case study on the additional savings that a national workers' compensation payer experienced by utilizing a comprehensive out-of-network solution through a single payer. The study details the...

2013-07-31 12:26:40

In the first half of 2013, Connecture continued to rapidly sign new customers and hire employees while remaining on track to nearly double its revenue this year BROOKFIELD, Wis., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, today reflected on major performance milestones achieved by the company in the first six months of 2013. Connecture continues to grow rapidly amid increased...

2013-04-04 12:14:22

Vermont's aggressive health care reform initiatives can serve as a roadmap for other states, according to a Master of Public Health candidate at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The paper, "Lessons from Vermont's Health Care Reform," will appear tomorrow in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study's author, Laura Grubb, M.D., of The University of Texas School of Public Health, part of UTHealth, wrote that Vermont is well ahead of most other states...

2012-10-30 19:07:45

Researchers find the US could have saved more than $2.15 trillion on Medicare since 1980 had it employed cost-saving measures similar to Canada's A study published in today's [Monday, Oct. 29] Archives of Internal Medicine finds that per capita Medicare spending on the elderly has grown nearly three times faster in the United States than in Canada since 1980. (Canada's program, which covers all Canadians, not just the elderly, is also called Medicare.) Cost grew more slowly in Canada...

2012-08-16 23:00:38

The U.S. Supreme Court´s upholding of the Affordable Care Act, “Got us one step closer to ℠Medicare for All,´” according to the plurality of 249 California-based healthcare executives surveyed by the Adaptive Business Leaders (ABL) Organization, following the high court´s decision. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 The U.S. Supreme Court´s upholding of the Affordable Care Act, “Got us one step closer to ℠Medicare for All,´”...

2012-06-28 23:03:42

Law Professor Renée M. Landers, director of Suffolk University Law School´s Health & Biomedical Law Concentration, is available to analyze the U.S. Supreme Court´s 5-4 decision upholding the universal health care law. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Law Professor Renée M. Landers, director of Suffolk University Law School´s Health & Biomedical Law Concentration, is available to analyze the U.S. Supreme Court´s 5-4 decision upholding the universal...