Tag Archives: health insurance

Are Pre-Existing Conditions Back?

For most of his life, Carl Goulden had near perfect health. He and his wife, Wanda, say that changed 10 years ago. Carl remembers feeling, “a lot of pain in the back, tired, fatigue, yellow eyes — a lot of … Continue reading

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Companion Life Insurance Co fined by Insurance Commissioner

Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart recently announced she has fined Companion Life Insurance Co. $487,000 for violations of Delaware’s insurance code, including misrepresenting its limited benefit and short term health insurance plans as compliant with the Affordable Care Act. The … Continue reading

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The Collapse of ACA Plans

Tennessee’s top insurance official warns that the Affordable Care Act exchange is in danger of “collapsing” after approving major rate hikes for ACA plans in the state. “I would characterize the exchange market in Tennessee as very near collapse … … Continue reading

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Texas Health Insurance Rates Raised by 30 Percent

Texas could face health insurance sticker shock for 2017 Insurance firms say new clients forcing increase Demonstrators celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June upholding the Affordable Care Act’s federal subsidies. But now many insurers are seeking hefty rate … Continue reading

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More Money for College

More financing from the Bank of Mom and Dad Parents opened their wallets more generously in the 2014-2015 school year, a report shows, reclaiming their place as the primary source of college funding for the first time since 2010. Parental … Continue reading

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What is the positive’s for mandatory health insurance?

With all of the misinformation that has been spread about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) it has been difficult to figure out what is true, and what isn’t. As you know, the Act mandated health care for everyone. The reason … Continue reading

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Agressive medical treatments

Doctors have a hard time backing off on some forms of treatment that are doing more harm than good. According to Forbes, the too-aggressive treatment of blood pressure in diabetes patients, and of diabetes itself, has led to low blood pressure … Continue reading

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Pre-Existing Conditions to End ?

House Speaker Paul Ryan says that some of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (PPACA) protections for the sick need to go. The provision of the PPACA that forbids insurers from charging more to customers with preexisting conditions is one … Continue reading

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HealthCare.gov may be in trouble

Massive system problems plagued the launch of HealthCare.gov in October 2013. During the two years before the disastrous opening of HealthCare.gov, federal officials in charge of creating the online insurance marketplace received 18 written warnings that the mammoth project was … Continue reading

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Few employers expect to save money on private exchanges

Those in the fast-growing private health insurance exchange business have some work to do to overcome doubts about how much money they\’ll end up saving employers. Many have already bought and have found tremendous savings at http://www.UnitedStatesInsuranceMarketplace.com. That’s one of … Continue reading

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