The Center for Health Reform Initiatives, a project of the Maine Heritage Policy Center, has released a new study on Maine’s health care reform law (PL90), Crisis to Cure: Maine’s Health Care Reform Law is Helping Business. In the study, health care policy expert and small business owner Joel Allumbaugh looks ...
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Are American consumers ready to take control of their health care decisions? Health care reform virtually demands they do, but evidence is mounting that consumers are unprepared for the changes scheduled to hit the marketplace next year. Aflac , the Columbus, Ga.-based insurance mainstay, has taken the pulse of the health care market and how and if...
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KINGSTON — Health care reform will boost funding for innovative state programs, Democratic legislators said Thursday.
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Monterey County's public health system will still be responsible for providing care for the largest ratio of uninsured residents in the state — most of them in the country illegally — even after implementation of national health care reform begins next year.
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Philip KleinSen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has acknowledged that President Obama’s health care law is partly responsible for the expected rise in health care premiums next year as the law’s major provisions kick in. A local Rochester, N.Y., NBC affiliate did a story about expected premium hikes by health insurers as the various mandates of the health care law go into effect and...
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PIERRE — State legislators want to hear from South Dakotans on the need for health care reform.
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Health insurance premiums for individual policies will jump by more than 30 percent and small businesses will face double-digit rate hikes for their health plans next year when most of the health care reform known as ObamaCare becomes effective, insurers and actuaries estimated Tuesday.
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In 2010 President Obama told the American public that if they liked their health care coverage, they would be able to keep it. And, despite his signature health reform law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), intending to expand the country’s employer-based health insurance system, many now estimate that the law will, in fact, do just the opposite. It is projected that a...
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The Iowa state Board of Regents meeting kicked off in Ames today with grim news on the health care front.
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Less than a year before health care reform goes into effect, Peach Tree Health Care is changing its philosophy and expanding services in hopes of being ready. Whether the definition of being ready is seeing more patients, offering new services or...
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