@patriciaborns A savings-obsessed small business owner looks deep into the Affordable Care Act insurance actuarials and discovers insuring his employees is simpler and less expensive than he thought.
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States that participate in Medicaid expansion will have a more positive net flow of federal funds than states that don't, a study finds.
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@dchangmiami Near the end of the work day on Wednesday, a joint message was sent to reporters from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which oversees the Health Insurance Marketplace at healthcare.gov, America’s Health Insurance Plans, and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The statement addressed the much-discussed-but-little-answered...
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It's too soon to tell if the new healthcare exchanges will spur or reduce competition, but an early report from California shows small plans may feel a squeeze.
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In the first days after the Thanksgiving holiday, Americans are returning to a much-improved Healthcare.gov to enroll in health plans before the Dec. 23 deadline to be covered by Jan. 1. Are you?
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As the Dec. 7th window for changing Medicare plans approaches, United Healthcare is informing its Medicare Advantage enrollees of dramatic reductions in its provider networks that may cause some to lose doctors or hospitals they depend on.
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A new feature on the Healthcare.gov website allows you to start a new application when the system errors out in the one you're working on.
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Some couples complain that the health law has a hidden marriage penalty. Here's why.
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A new poll suggests that more than 25 percent of uninsured Americans are more likely to pay the fine than to sign up for healthcare before the end-of-March deadline.
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Kaiser Health News gives a glimpse of what's going on with Healthcare.gov, the federal online health insurance website that 36 states including Florida depend on to enroll in health plans.
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