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Plans without hospital coverage face criticism
By Bob Herman | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Pressure is building for the Obama administration to disallow employer-based health plans that technically comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act but do not offer hospital coverage.
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California health insurance ballot measure gets dirty, literally
By Bob Herman | October 24, 2014
Summary goes hereIn less than two weeks, California voters will decide the fate of Proposition 45, a ballot measure allowing the state's insurance commissioner to approve or deny premium rate hikes proposed by health insurers. Consumer advocates made an unusual effort Thursday to persuade...
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Aetna, Sam's Club project signals continuing shift toward private exchanges
By Bob Herman | October 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A new health insurance exchange announced Thursday by a large retailer is betting that analysts who predict that roughly 40 million people will buy their health plans through a private online marketplace by 2018 are right.
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Modern Healthcare's 2014 Best Places to Work in Healthcare Supplement issue
October 24, 2014
Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry on a national level. From economic development to employee retention, this program benefits individuals, organizations and the healthcare industry. Published Oct. 27, 2014.
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Modern Healthcare's 2014 Best Places to Work in Healthcare: Providers and Insurers (Ranked PDF)
October 24, 2014
Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry on a national level. From economic development to employee retention, this program benefits individuals, organizations and the healthcare industry. Source: Modern Healthcare/Best...
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Vital Signs
CMS adds language to give insurers an out if subsidies disappear
By Lisa Schencker | October 23, 2014
Whether the government should be allowed to widely subsidize insurance plans sold on the HealthCare.gov website is still being debated in the courts, but the CMS is preparing for an ultimate decision that could eliminate the subsidies.
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Medicare.gov contractor looks to go public
By Bob Herman | October 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Connecture, a technology company that powers and designs Web-based health insurance marketplaces, plans to go public. The Brookfield, Wis.-based company on Monday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of stock.
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Vital Signs
What's essential in some states isn't in others, study finds
By Bob Herman | October 21, 2014
President Barack Obama's healthcare law mandated that certain health plans start covering common services. But because the federal government offered states latitude in those initial determinations, the definition of an essential health benefit ranges widely across the country, a report...
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Information
More insurers put spending limits on medical treatments
Kasier Health News via NPR | October 21, 2014
To clamp down on healthcare costs, a growing number of employers and insurers are putting limits on how much they'll pay for certain medical services such as knee replacements, lab tests and complex imaging. A recent study found that savings from such moves may be modest, however, and some analysts...
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Reform Update: At AAFP gathering, topics range from access to vasectomies
By Andis Robeznieks | October 20, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The lasting and fleeting impacts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are a focus of the American Academy Family Physicians' policy-setting meeting and educational assembly in Washington this week.
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