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Top 10 Health Services Commonly Excluded from Plans

The new Affordable Care Act law does not mean everything will change. Experts say many services that were excluded prior to the law remain unchanged. They examined over 3,000 health plans in 2014 to see which services were the most … Continue reading

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« The Worst Study Ever? Commentary Magazine

Great article.   Is equal distribution better or better outcomes? Take a read and find out some real information. « The Worst Study Ever? Commentary Magazine.

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Drug prices to plummet | BenefitsPro

Drug prices to plummet | BenefitsPro.

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Survey on Healthcare Reform

HCR SurveyHere is a survey that was completed on Healthcare reform. We asked about 2400 businesses to participate in the survey. The survey was taken during the August/September timeframe. Please read the interesting results. Please click on the above blue … Continue reading

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House GOP Plans Health Reform Repeal Vote In January.

Dow Jones Newswire (11/3, Vaughan, subscription required) reports that House Republicans intend to propose a vote to repeal the healthcare law early next year, although any such legislation will likely stall in the Senate, where Democrats are expected to retain … Continue reading

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Administration May Consider More Employer Exceptions Under Healthcare Law.

Bloomberg News (10/25, Armstrong) reports, “Employers may be allowed to switch their health insurers and still be shielded from costly coverage changes mandated in President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, a White House official said.” The law states that “once companies … Continue reading

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Healthcare Reform Cartoon

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CLASS Act Long Term Care Benefits

Executive Summary The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act establishes a voluntary, consumer-funded long-term care insurance program known as the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Program (CLASS Act or program). The goal of the program is to provide additional … Continue reading

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Administration Unveils New Rules For Employer-Sponsored Plans

The Los Angeles Times (6/15) reports, “The Obama administration Monday announced new regulations to discourage companies from scaling back their health benefits, a goal Democrats described as a top priority of the new healthcare law. These rules may have a … Continue reading

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As Obama Unveils Health Reform Plan, GOP Cries Foul

Media coverage of President Obama’s healthcare proposal (which included reports on all three network newscasts) generally gives it little chance of becoming law. The plan was swiftly confronted with GOP charges that it amounts to a “government takeover” that “slashes … Continue reading

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