E-cigarette use penalized

Article Written by:  Steven Ross Johnson   Taken From:  Modern Healthcare Cigarette makers’ growing move into electronic cigarettes is facing new resistance from large employers. While some users tout e-cigarettes as a safe way to kick the dangerous tobacco habit, a growing numb
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Interactive Map: In 13 States Plus D.C., Obamacare Will Increase Health Premiums By 24%, On Average

Article Written by:  Avik Roy   Taken From:  Forbes Obamacare makes many significant changes to the U.S. health-care system, but one category of change stands out above all others: the degree to which the law reshapes the market for individually-purchased health insurance. Will the “A
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Health insurance premiums rise faster than wages

Article Written by:  Trisha Bee  Taken From:  Fox6Now Health insurance premiums rose a modest 4% in 2013, but that’s still more than twice the rate of workers’ wages. Workers are shelling out an average of $4,565 for their employer-sponsored family health coverage this year, according
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Health Premiums Up 4% as Steep Climb Levels Off

Article Written by:  Andrew Pollack   Taken From:  NY Times Premiums for employer-provided health insurance have increased by relatively modest amounts this year, according to a new survey, a further sign that once-torrid health care inflation has abated for now. The average annual pr
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What you’ll actually pay for Obamacare

Article Written by:  Tami Luhby  Taken From:  CNN-Money Thanks to subsidies from the federal government, which will help pay for health insurance on state-based exchanges starting in 2014, many low- to moderate-income Americans will get a break on their premiums.  The Kaiser Family Fo
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Where Obamacare premiums will soar

Article Written by: Tami Luhby    Taken From: CNN Money Get ready to shell out more money for individual health insurance under Obamacare … in some states, that is. While many residents in New York and California may see sizable decreases in their premiums, Americans in many pla
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