Will Obamacare Destroy Jobs?

Article Taken From:  Business Insider BEFORE the recession, Richard Clark’s cleaning company in Florida had 200 employees, about half of them working full time. These days it has about 150, with 80% part-time. The downturn explains some of this. But Mr Clark also blames Barack Obama’s
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Mark PETERS and Patricia Peters, Plaintiffs, v. COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS, INC. EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLAN; Community Connections, Inc., a Colorado Corporation, Defendants.

United States District Court, D. Colorado. Mark PETERS and Patricia Peters, Plaintiffs, v. COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS, INC. EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLAN; Community Connections, Inc., a Colorado Corporation, Defendants. Civil Action No: 11–CV–03186–RPM. Aug. 9, 2013. Gregory R. Giometti, Tamara J.
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Cornelius B. FAISON, Plaintiff–Appellee v. DONALSONVILLE HOSPITAL INC., Defendant–Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. Cornelius B. FAISON, Plaintiff–Appellee, v. DONALSONVILLE HOSPITAL INC., Defendant–Appellant. No. 12–15400. Aug. 22, 2013. Appeal from the United States District Court For the Middle District of Georgia. D.C. Docket No. 1:11–cv–00010–W
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Doctors’ Group President: Obamacare Rules ‘Arbitrary and Capricious’

Article Written By:  Audrey Hudson and John Bachman   Taken From: NewsMax Dr. Juliette Madrigal-Dersch still makes house calls in Marble Falls, Texas. She provides free health care to foster children, cancer patients, ministers, even teachers, and says her regular patients get better
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Illinois Senate Bill 1912

Taken From: NASP Illinois Senate Bill 1912 Illinois Senate Bill 1912, which set parameters for settlement of cases involving personal injury, property damage, wrongful death and tort liability, was recently enacted into law.  The law allows for protection of the third party’s right of
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Regulators Expand Focus on Risk Retention Groups

Article Taken From:  Self-Insurance Institute of America August 27, 2013 – As a follow-up to yesterday’s SIIA report on the NAIC ERISA B Working Committee meeting held last weekend, provided below is a summary of discussion and actions taken at the NAIC’s Risk Retention Group Task For
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Health law coverage can be tough sell in some states

Article Written by:  Tracy Jan   Taken From:  The Boston Globe DALLAS — Idealistic and motivated, the young organizers fanned out through a neighborhood of ranch houses on a scorching midsummer morning, eager to educate Texans on the benefits coming their way under President Obama’s h
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Insurers Commissioners Signal Retreat on New Stop-Loss Insurance Regulation and Discuss MEWA Issues

Article Taken From:  Self-Insurance Institute of America August 26, 2013 – Comments made by regulators over the weekend at the summer meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in Indianapolis made it clear that ongoing pushback by SIIA and other stake
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Article Written by:  Mike Ferguson   Taken From:  MyHealthGuide The practice of individual states enacting laws that arguably infringe on ERISA preemption is not new. In fact, many states have become increasingly creative in poking and prodding at the limits of this federal law, which
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Integro: Medical Stop-Loss Captives Trying to Get Hands Around ACA Changes

Article Written By: Meg Green   Taken From: MyHealthGuide Burlington, VA — Medical stop-loss captives are trying to get their hands around their exposure to changes under the Affordable Care Act, according to Audrey Greening, managing principal of Integro’s health care pra
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