Tag Archives: Health Insurance

Survey: Healthcare is Second-most Important Issue After Job Creation

Reuters  www.reuters.com (Reuters) – Healthcare and the national deficit tied as the second-most important issue after job creation in the 2012 U.S. presidential election, a new survey said. Forty-two percent of the 1,000 adults nationwide surveyed by PwC‘s Health Research … Continue reading

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Report: Three-Quarters of US Jobless Can’t Afford Health Care

August 24, 2011  HealthDay News Affordable Care Act will give newly unemployed more choices for coverage in 2014, authors contend. WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) — Nearly three-quarters of jobless Americans say they can’t afford needed health care or prescription … Continue reading

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HHS Propose Framework to Assist States in Building Affordable Insurance Exchanges

US Department of Health & Human Services   Immediate Release  July 11, 2011 Proposed rules offer states flexibility, choices, competition and clout for consumers and small businesses Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a framework … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Reduced Premiums for Consumers with Preexisting Conditions

By Michelle Andrews, The Washington Post, 7/4/2011 Uninsured sick people got some good news recently, or some of them did, anyway. Starting July 1, the Obama administration reduced the premiums by up to 40 percent in special high-risk insurance plans that the federal government … Continue reading

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HHS to Reduce Premiums, Easier for Pre-Existing Conditions

hhs.gov The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced new steps to reduce premiums and make it easier for Americans to enroll in the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan. Premiums for the Federally-administered Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) … Continue reading

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