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Health Insurance Up 78 Percent Since 2000, Along With Policy Terminations!

Health insurance went up 7.7 percent this year, thats twice the rate of inflation. Premiums have increased by 78 percent since the year 2000 compare that to salary increases of just 20 percent and the real picture starts to have an impact. Individuals are now averaging a little over $4000 a year in premiums with … Continue reading “Health Insurance Up 78 Percent Since 2000, Along With Policy Terminations!”

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Health Care Eligibility For Unauthorized Migrants – Moral & Practical Implications

Various organizations and government officials have cited estimates for the number of illegal immigrants at between eight and twenty million. With rising health care costs as a major issue for most Americans, this article considers the moral and practical issues of providing medical care for uninsured immigrants. According to a research report entitled “The Size … Continue reading “Health Care Eligibility For Unauthorized Migrants – Moral & Practical Implications”

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Health Care Exchange information

What will the Healthcare Exchange be?  What does it mean? The Pacific Business Group on Health yesterday released the third and final installment of its comprehensive report on how to ensure that the people joining a health benefit exchange end up with the plan that works best for them. “The whole notion of the Affordable … Continue reading “Health Care Exchange information”

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The New Health Care Reform Act Gives Consumer Protections While Strengthen Medicare Benefits

The Affordable Care Act is a new health reform law created in March 2010 to help Americans who are struggling to obtain health insurance. It gives consumers many protections against the abusive practices of the insurance companies. The Act also protects the benefits of Medicare for millions of American elderly who receive this type of … Continue reading “The New Health Care Reform Act Gives Consumer Protections While Strengthen Medicare Benefits”

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Supreme Court Claims The Affordable Care Act As Constitutional

On June 28, 2012, The Supreme Court ruled that The Affordable Care Act created by President Obama was deemed constitutional. This health reform act would be the first of its kind to affect all Americans across the nation. The health reform act specifically targets insurance companies who have abused consumer rights in several different ways … Continue reading “Supreme Court Claims The Affordable Care Act As Constitutional”

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The New Health Care Reform Act Debunking Myths And Giving Facts

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve heard about the new health reform law, The Affordable Care Act, as the law now applies to all Americans. With so much political maneuvering, different political parties vying for the next presidency, and media hoopla, there is a lot of conflicting statements concerning this new Act. What … Continue reading “The New Health Care Reform Act Debunking Myths And Giving Facts”

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Health Care Reform changes

Here are some changes that are now in effect: · Require co-pays or co-insurance for preventive services. · Cap lifetime benefits. (Caps of $1 million to $2 million are now common.) · Cancel or rescind a policy, except in cases of fraud. · Refuse to cover pre-existing conditions in children. In addition, parents in many … Continue reading “Health Care Reform changes”

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Gov Schwarzenegger signs health care bill

The governor signed a bill on Thursday that will establish a web-based insurance exchange that will allow consumers to comparison shop for health insurance coverage.  This legislation makes California the first state to implement an oversight board for insurance exchange marketplaces since the federal health care laws were approved. “For national reform to succeed, it … Continue reading “Gov Schwarzenegger signs health care bill”

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Health Care Update – August 20th, 2010

Removing lifetime and annual dollar limits for essential health benefits As part of the health care reform law, health insurance companies must remove lifetime and annual dollar limits on covered services (in network and out of network) that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) considers “essential health benefits.” This change goes into … Continue reading “Health Care Update – August 20th, 2010”

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Update on Health Care Reform

Here are some updates on Health Care Reform and how it can affect you or your business.   Remember, you can also visit http://www.healthcare.gov/ to get information. Unions/collectively bargained plans Whether fully insured or self-insured, unions must implement the same provisions as other grandfathered plans for plan years beginning on or after September 23, 2010. However, … Continue reading “Update on Health Care Reform”