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SOUTH GLENS FALLS - Village employees are going to get new health care options, but they won't have to give up either of the expensive perks that the new mayor criticized before the election.
Study: health insurance saves lives - Registered nurse Ali Gorman reports during Action News at 5 p.m. on June 26, 2017. (WPVI).

hospitals are legally required to treat patients. This means the costs to treat uninsured patients are passed on to others. Like car insurance, it would be beneficial to require health insurance to avoid passing unpaid costs on to others. A suitable ...
New health care legislation, proposed by President Donald Trump's administration, has many in southern Arizona concerned about their health insurance. If this bill passes and becomes law, many of the folks Tucson News Now spoke with on Monday night ...
health insurance coverage increased significantly for young adults after the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act, but there were large differences among racial and ethnic groups, particularly among blacks, an analysis by Oregon State researchers found.
If congressional Republicans succeed in passing a sweeping health care bill, high-risk health insurance pools could make a comeback.

While the U.S. Congress attempts to construct a health insurance law, they should look to a plan already in existence. Ada S. Cornell, a Senior Research librarian with the Congressional Research Service published a report on January 13, 2017, outlining ...
Virginia is one of only eight states that offer a lump sum death benefit and lifetime health insurance benefits to the families of public safety officers killed or permanently disabled on the job.
Washington insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler announced Monday that Molina healthcare of Washington and Bridgespan Health Company would offer individual health-insurance plans in Klickitat County. He announced last week that Premera Blue ...
Senate Republicans made only one big change in a new version of their Senate health bill released Monday: They added a penalty for Americans who let their insurance lapse for 63 days or more.
Is a big tax cut worth taking health insurance away from 22 to 23 million Americans? Before any members of Congress, but particularly those from North Carolina, vote on any plans to repeal and replace Obamacare they should publically answer these ...
Representatives from Access Health CT help residents sign up for health insurance at the Bridgeport Public Library at 925 Broad Street in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.
This map shows the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation's estimates of how much out-of-pocket premium cost for a 60-year-old earning $50,000 who buys her or his own health insurance would change under the Better Care reconciliation Act, compared to ...
The answer to the health-care shenanigans going on in Washington isn't just to call your congressmen or senators. It's to start taking serious financial steps to protect yourself and your family, so that even if you get the shaft from Congress, your ...
In terms of its costs to individuals, the CBO estimated that a 40-year-old with an annual income of $56,800 would pay about $5,000 in yearly health insurance premiums under the Senate Republican bill, about $500 less than the same person would pay ...
The end of the financial year is fast approaching and now is the time to act to ensure you've got the right cover.
IndianaPOLIS (AP) - Indiana residents who purchase individual health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges could see premiums rise next year - or even double in some cases.

The private health insurance industry needs to be killed. And the weapon of its demise is obvious: Medicare for all. Before Obamacare, the fact that private markets are horribly ill-suited to deliver health insurance was obvious. Unlike home or car ...
On Sunday, while discussing the Senate's proposal to replace and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or "Obamacare"), White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told ABC's "This Week" that the people on Medicaid who will lose coverage under the ...
The new Republican health-insurance bill is facing opposition from some of its own senators in the lead-up to a vote to approve it later this week.
Understanding the likely impact of the Republican bill on the availability of health insurance itself is much easier. In part, that's because there is strong evidence that the target of the Republican bill, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), has reduced ...
Four in 10 adults throughout the United States have difficulty paying their health insurance deductibles, and almost 30% of Americans report having trouble paying medical bills, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.
TROY - Standing in front of a display of fresh vegetables and fruits at capital Roots Urban Grow Center on Friday, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand attacked President Donald Trump's proposed cuts to the food stamps program, and condemned the Senate ...
Some of Rochester's most beloved mascots will take over Main Street on June 28 to bring attention to an issue affecting about 135,000 children in New York state: no health insurance. According to the Children's Defense Fund-New York, a record-high 97 ...
CONCORD, N.H. - A health insurance cooperative with 37,000 customers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire is shutting down but hopes to reopen as a for-profit company in January.
health insurance giant Anthem Inc. will cough up $115 million to end a court battle over a 2015 data breach that exposed the sensitive information of nearly 80 million Americans.
Senate Republicans have little margin for error as they prepare for a vote this coming week on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Friday morning he believes consumers should be able to buy health insurance for $1 per day. "What I'd like to do is legalize inexpensive insurance, and you should be able to get insurance for $1 a day.
June 23, 2017 - Despite questions over the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its cost-sharing reductions (CSR), many insurers are opting to expand existing offerings or enter new markets in the 2018 ACA health insurance exchanges. The moves ...
Minuteman Health, Inc., a Massachusetts-based insurance co-op offering individual and small group health insurance plans in the Granite State, will stop writing policies as of Jan. 1, 2018, but said it is working to set up a new company to ensure a ...
healthcare and artificial intelligence (AI) are each very much in the news right now. The United State Senate has released draft legislation for the repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare"), leaving some Americans with trepidation about their ...
Why aren't we focusing on health insurance companies and big pharm, instead of free health care for all? From Fortune magazine: United Health - The largest U.S.
The Individual health insurance marketplace Improvement Act comes as Senate Republicans attempt to draft a potentially sweeping overhaul of the country's healthcare system, legislation that has not yet been made public and that party leaders reportedly ...
I think the majority of people who oppose national health care don't understand that private health insurance companies now dictate medical practice to doctors and many of their decisions are based on profit motives, having nothing to do with patient care.
A majority of Americans say it is the federal government's responsibility to make sure all Americans have health care coverage.
The National Governors Association on Friday urged Congress to extend funding for the children's health insurance Plan, the government medical coverage plan that is offered to low-income children.
young people may be worse off if they take out private health insurance early, despite a lifetime government penalty for being uninsured, the consumer group Choice has said.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MDwise are pulling out of Indiana's health insurance exchange. The insurance companies say it's because the individual marketplace is volatile and uncertain.
We refuse to allow this failed government-knows-best approach to healthcare to cause more damage, and are committed to working with our colleagues in Congress to ensure Washingtonians have access to the quality, affordable health insurance that they ...
Town manager Bill Rush reminded the council that the town's health insurance would go up by 15.6 percent in the coming year, which equates to a price tag of $150,000.
KAT TIMPF (CO-HOST): We've kind of lost sight of what insurance should even mean. It should be insurance, in case something catastrophic happens, you can't pay for that.
No part of Tennessee will be left bare next year by exiting individual health insurers - at least for the moment - but the 2018 insurance landscape is shaping up to be far from crowded, a flurry of new filings with the state reveals.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Pam Morris, CEO and President of CareSource, about the new health care bill from Senate Republicans.
Four-year-old health insurance start-up Oscar Health has decided that the Obamacare markets are still viable, and is planning to expand coverage next year.
"We've seen some pretty significant withdrawals from major insurers," says Katherine Hempstead, a senior adviser who works on health insurance and health policy issues at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. But Hempstead says the idea that the ACA ...
Florida Blue will file its proposed rates for the Affordable Care Act marketplace Wednesday, and officials warn they could increase by 20 percent if the federal ...
If you're confused by the limitations and specifications in the world of health insurance, you're not alone. UW graduate students in the Masters of public health Bridget Whelan, Darragh Kerr, Noelia Flores, and Sharon Hwee recently concluded a study ...
On July 1, Selectmen George Simolaris will lose his health insurance provided by the town. In the last meeting before it goes, he called the move "terrible" and said this is an example of Billerica's town government "not working.
A recent letter suggests that people should give up on obtaining affordable health insurance because insurance is expensive and people are responsible for their own ill health because they don't eat and exercise properly.
The health insurance industry is continuing its steady ride despite significant pullbacks. Players in the industry remain poised to grow on ever-increasing demand for government plans, including Medicare and Medicaid, from baby boomers.


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