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Health Insurance Costs Going Up In Many States

Health Insurance Costs Going Up In Many States

By Lacy Langley October 11, 2014

Health insurance costs are going up in many states across the nation. October is generally when open enrollment begins for many health insurance providers, and this year, it seems the choice may be a little harder to make. Many states …

Medicare Funding Decreases, Hurts UnitedHealth Medicare Funding Decreases, Hurts UnitedHealth

The UnitedHealth Group (UNH) spoke out this Thursday about its fourth-quarter profits, which was the first quarter under ObamaCare. UNH says that they still saw a slightly better than expected fourth quarter, due to an “overall lower medical spending trend” …

Over One Quarter of U.S. Uninsured Don’t Plan on Purchasing Health Insurance Over One Quarter of U.S. Uninsured Don’t Plan on Purchasing Health Insurance

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With the Healthcare.gov website slowly crawling toward full functionality, uninsured Americans are now faced with a choice. The Affordable Care Act (ACA, colloquially known as Obamacare) mandates that all Americans purchase health insurance while providing subsidized plans for those who …

HealthCare.gov Better, But Initial Problems Persist HealthCare.gov Better, But Initial Problems Persist

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The Affordable Health Care Act website at HealthCare.gov has been the talk of the town, with endless chatter of frustration, anger and downright shock at the failure of an operating website for the public to take advantage of the new …

HealthCare.gov Aims to Sign Up 4 of 5 Americans HealthCare.gov Aims to Sign Up 4 of 5 Americans

The Washington Post reported today that the Affordable Care Act’s primary website, HealthCare.gov, will be capable of getting 80 percent of Americans on an insurance plan, but that still leaves 20 percent who will remain without insurance. According to the …

Health Insurance: Obama to Enforce Mental Health Rules Health Insurance: Obama to Enforce Mental Health Rules

Just after President Barack Obama issued an apology to the people who have lost their healthcare coverage thanks to Obamacare, the Obama Administration has announced plans to implement new rules regarding mental health coverage. Five years ago, former president George …

Obama Apologizes To Americans Losing Their Health Insurance Obama Apologizes To Americans Losing Their Health Insurance

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President Obama on Thursday apologized to all Americans who are now receiving cancellation notices from their health insurers. His apology comes after his assurances that no one would have to give up a health plan they like. President Obama told …

Is Obamacare a Rip Off or an Affordable Option? Is Obamacare a Rip Off or an Affordable Option?

Many people are asking themselves this question after logging in to view the rates on the Healthcare Marketplace.  Several states received so many visitors that technical problems occurred on the server. The majority of people who are interested in obtaining health coverage through Obamacare …

Watch Out For Health Insurance Exchange Scams Watch Out For Health Insurance Exchange Scams

Security experts are warning that scammers are exploiting the new health insurance exchanges to trick consumers with phishing schemes. McAfee VP of Global Consumer Marketing Gary Davis told Fox Business, “I can say with a high degree of certainty that …

Obamacare: Key Provision Delayed Obamacare: Key Provision Delayed
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The Treasury Department announced Tuesday that a key component of the Affordable Care Act – commonly known as Obamacare – will be delayed a full year. The statement, issued by Mark Mazur, assistant secretary for tax policy at the Treasury …

Poorest State in America Revealed by the U.S. Census Bureau
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The U.S. Census Bureau recently released estimates from its 2011 American Community Survey showing that Mississippi is the poorest state in the U.S., with a median household income of only $36,919. Last month it was revealed by the U.S. Centers …

America’s Jobless More Likely to Die if They Have Fewer Skills

According to a new study published in the American Journal for Public Health and conducted at the University of British Columbia, unemployed Americans with minimal and medium skill sets are seven times more likely to die than highly skilled workers. …

Searches For Health Insurance Information See Gains
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The number of visitors to major health insurance provider websites has declined during the past year due to the increase in U.S. unemployment, according to a new report from comScore.

There has been a corresponding increase in the number of searches related to obtaining health coverage during the past year.