5 States Potentially Headed for Obamacare Disasters

By Keith Speights Is disaster on the way for your state? When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, some states appear to be in much worse shape than others. For certain states, total enrollment has been nothing short of abysmal — particularly when co
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49,000 N.C. Medicaid cards mailed to wrong addresses

By Associated Press North Carolina health officials said Friday that they had inadvertently disclosed the personal information of tens of thousands of children receiving Medicaid coverage, but were tight-lipped about precisely what caused the massive privacy breach. Read more…
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You don’t always get what you pay for

By Joe Carlson The burning in his chest and aching in his arm told Charles, a resident of Kernersville, N.C., that he had to go to the hospital. But which hospital? Rather than check published data comparing hospital quality and costs, the computer analyst did what many Americans do.
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State of North Carolina reduces cost-shifting

Article Written by:  Kathleen Koster   Taken From:  EBN Benefits leaders for the State of North Carolina’s health plan – which covers state employees as well as teachers – have implemented successful disease management programs, which not only have helped improve pop
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NC health plans fewer, costs higher than US norm

Article Written by:  Emery Dalesio   Taken From:  WRAL RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina residents will pay more than the national average and have fewer choices on the state’s federally run online marketplace for health insurance, figures released by federal health officials showe
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Proposed health insurance rates still closely guarded in N.C.

Article Written by:  Owen Covington  Taken From:  The Business Journal While states and the federal government work diligently toward readying online health insurance marketplaces for an Oct. 1 launch, health insurers are making sure these so-called “exchanges” will have s
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AMICUS COMMITTEE UPDATE

Article Taken From:  NASP Ohio Amended Substitute House Bill Number 59 was recently enacted into law. The new legislation is an omnibus one ranging from the creation of the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) to renumbering statutes. With respect to subrogation, the bill transfers the a
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Multiple States Continue to Target Self-Insurance

Article From: Self Insurance Institute of America July 12, 2013 – It continues to be a busy legislative season at the state level with several important developments affecting companies involved in the self-insurance marketplace. Provided below is an update for the week of June
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Multiple States Continue to Target Self-Insurance

Article Taken From: Self Insurance Insistitute of America June 28, 2013 – It continues to be a busy legislative season at the state level with several important developments affecting companies involved in the self-insurance marketplace. Provided below is an update for the week
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Multiple States Continue to Target Self-Insurance

 Article Taken From: Self Insurance Institute of America June 21, 2013 – It continues to be a busy legislative season at the state level with several important developments affecting companies involved in the self-insurance marketplace. Provided below is an update for the week o
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