48% of policyholders will get health-law subsidies, report says

Article Written By:  Chad Terhune   Taken From:  LA Times Amid a hot debate over health insurance costs next year, a new report estimates that nearly half of people who purchase individual policies now will qualify for premium subsidies as part of the healthcare overhaul. Wednesday
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Businesses claim Obamacare has forced them to cut employee hours

Article Written by:  Lisa Myers and Carroll Ann Mears   Taken From:  NBC News Employers around the country, from fast-food franchises to colleges, have told NBC News that they will be cutting workers’ hours below 30 a week because they can’t afford to offer the health insurance mandat
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ObamaCare’s ‘navigator’ program ripe for disaster

Article Written by: Gov. Bobby Jindal    Taken From: Fox News We already know ObamaCare is a poorly conceived law that is unworkable in the real world. We know the law is already driving health care premiums through the roof contrary to what President Obama promised. For instance, in
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Health and Human Secretary Sebelius touts health care law in SA

Article Written by:  Myra Arthur   Taken From: ksat.com SAN ANTONIO -Inside City Hall Thursday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius met with local leaders, insurers, health care providers and community groups about how the federal government’s Affordable Care Act wil
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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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New Medicare Rule to Allow for Payment Increases

Article Written by: Sheila Dang   Taken From:  D Healthcare Daily The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have issued a new Medicare rule to implement inflation-adjusted payment increases for acute-care hospitals and long-term care facilities. Hospitals will receive $1.2 billio
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Mass. healthcare reform model satisfying most residents, surveys show

Article Written by:  Andis Robeznieks   Taken From:  Modern Healthcare Most Massachusetts residents are satisfied with their healthcare under the state’s Obamacare-like system, and despite occasional long waits to see a physician, cost appears to be their main concern, according
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Two Recent GINA Cases Illustrate What Employers Should Know

Article Written by: Myles Reagan     Taken From:  MyHealthGuide Do you know GINA as well as you should? That is a question all employers should be asking themselves. Recent activity by the EEOC has led many employers to assess their knowledge of the Genetic Information Nondiscriminati
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Checklist for Service Provider Changes in Self-funded Plans

Article Written by:  Valerie Verrecchio and Janet Jennings   Taken From:  MyHealthGuide Trustees and plan sponsors of multiemployer or single-employer self-funded health trusts are often charged with the responsibility of reviewing service plan providers every few years to make sure t
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Republicans Suspect Administration of Trying to Block Self-funded Insurance

Article Written by:   Patrick Howley     Taken From:  MyHealthGuide Republicans on Capitol Hill say the Obama administration is trying to regulate or prevent small companies from providing self-funded insurance for their employees because self-funded insurance plans could be the ̶
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