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Obamacare Tax

One of the many taxes this bill brings forth will be a tax on HMO plans of 3.5%. Starting on the February renewal cycle, there will be a 3.5% excise tax on carriers. Insurance carriers will bear the cost of … Continue reading

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Michael Braun, Leading Times Insurance

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RX Discount Card

LeadingTimes RX pg RX Discount Card! Here is an RX discount card that can be used for Prescription drugs. Most of the major pharmacies participate in the program. The program is not insurance and is only a discount drug card. … Continue reading

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Aetna Suing Six New Jersey Doctors Over “Unconscionable” Medical Bills.

Bloomberg News (3/24, Waldman) reports that health insurer “Aetna Inc. (AET) is suing six New Jersey doctors over medical bills it calls ‘unconscionable,’ including $56,980 for a bedside consultation and $59,490 for an ultrasound that typically costs $74.” Bloomberg News … 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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New Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)

Find your states plan. I wonder how long these rates will last since they have been heavily subsidized. What are the benefits? Does it include Prescriptions? Is some of the plans a straight deductible? http://www.healthcare.gov/law/about/provisions/pcip/index.html

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Health Care Reform in the Senate—What in the World Is Going On?

It’s been a whirl-wind week in the United States Senate relative to health reform developments. On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced that he, along with five more liberal Senators had come to terms on a plan that … Continue reading

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HR3962 – House Passes Health Care Bill:

On November 7, 2009, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, by a vote of 220-215. The vote is historic because no chamber of Congress has approved such a sweeping expansion of coverage … Continue reading

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Summary of the America’s Healthy Choices Act

On October 13, 2009, the Senate Finance Committee approved Senator Max Baucus’s (D-Montana) health care bill, the America’s Healthy Future Act, by a vote of 14 to 9. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) was the only Republican to vote with the … Continue reading

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