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CT public health insurance option moves forward – CTPost
20 Mar
10:12

CT public health insurance option moves forward – CTPost

By Jenna Carlesso, CTMirror.org Updated 9:43 am EDT, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Connecticut State Comptroller Kevin Lembo Connecticut State Comptroller Kevin Lembo Photo: Ned Gerard / Hearst Connecticut Media Photo: Ned Gerard / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Connecticut State Comptroller Kevin […]

3 Tax Tips for Every Self-Employed Person – Motley Fool
20 Mar
3:18

3 Tax Tips for Every Self-Employed Person – Motley Fool

Source: https://www.fool.com/taxes/2019/03/19/3-tax-tips-for-every-self-employed-person.aspx Filing taxes is pretty straightforward when you work for someone else, but it’s more complicated when you’re self-employed. You have to set aside money for taxes on your own, keep records of your business transactions, and figure out which tax breaks you qualify for. It can seem difficult, […]

Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against Health Insurance, Conagra, Kraft Heinz, and Diplomat and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm – GlobeNewswire
20 Mar
1:53

Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against Health Insurance, Conagra, Kraft Heinz, and Diplomat and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm – GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK, March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been commenced on behalf of stockholders of Health Insurance Innovations, Inc., Conagra Brands, Inc., The Kraft Heinz Company, and Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.  Stockholders have until the deadlines listed below to […]

States’ Employee Health Plans Tie Size Of Hospital Payments To What Medicare Offers : Shots – Health News – NPR
20 Mar
1:20

States’ Employee Health Plans Tie Size Of Hospital Payments To What Medicare Offers : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image The new strategy of some health plans for state employees is to pay hospitals a certain percentage above the basic Medicare reimbursement rate. It allows hospitals a small profit, the states say, while reducing costs to states and patients. shapecharge/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption shapecharge/Getty Images […]

Public option health insurance bills clear committee – The CT Mirror
20 Mar
12:00

Public option health insurance bills clear committee – The CT Mirror

Sen. Matthew Lesser, center, D-Middeltown, stood with advocates and health officials earlier this month in announcing a new push for a public health insurance option in Connecticut. Legislation that would extend state health benefits to small businesses, nonprofits and individuals cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, winning a favorable vote from […]

Overnight Health Care: CDC pushes for expanding HIV testing, treatment | Dem group launches ads attacking Trump on Medicare, Medicaid cuts | Hospitals, insurers spar over surprise bills | O’Rourke under pressure from left on Medicare for all | TheHill – The Hill
20 Mar
11:13

Overnight Health Care: CDC pushes for expanding HIV testing, treatment | Dem group launches ads attacking Trump on Medicare, Medicaid cuts | Hospitals, insurers spar over surprise bills | O’Rourke under pressure from left on Medicare for all | TheHill – The Hill

Welcome to Monday’s Overnight Health Care. A new report from the CDC shows the need to expand HIV testing, a pro-ObamaCare group is targeting vulnerable lawmakers over Trump’s budget, and Democrats are shifting their strategy on gun violence research. We’ll start with the CDC data: CDC: Most new HIV infections […]

Employer groups may create their own health insurance – The Capital Journal
20 Mar
3:37

Employer groups may create their own health insurance – The Capital Journal

Source: https://www.capjournal.com/cjbureau/employer-groups-may-create-their-own-health-insurance/article_531a7428-4a5c-11e9-a0d8-9f6c95874f13.html Normal rules and regulations apply but as of July 1, a group of businesses may get together to create and run their own group health insurance. That includes self-employed people. One of the bills signed into law following the 2019 legislative session, Senate Bill 37, revises association health […]

Silver health plans set stiffer cost-sharing on drugs than employer plans – ModernHealthcare.com
20 Mar
3:18

Silver health plans set stiffer cost-sharing on drugs than employer plans – ModernHealthcare.com

Two new studies show how health plans are jacking up patients’ out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs. The studies highlight some of the concerns raised during Tuesday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing featuring the CEOs of seven major pharmaceutical manufacturers. Senators of both parties tore into the executives over their pricing practices, […]

Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. To Participate in the 23rd Annual CFANY Insurance Industry Conference on March 18, 2019 – GlobeNewswire
20 Mar
1:59

Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. To Participate in the 23rd Annual CFANY Insurance Industry Conference on March 18, 2019 – GlobeNewswire

TAMPA, Fla., March 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIIQ), a leading cloud-based technology platform and distributor of affordable health insurance, life insurance and supplemental plans, today announced that its management will participate in the CFA Society New York 23nd Annual Insurance Industry Conference that is being held in […]

Does Medicare for All Mean Abolishing Insurance Companies? – In These Times
20 Mar
1:59

Does Medicare for All Mean Abolishing Insurance Companies? – In These Times

Two experts debate. Yes, We’re Coming for Your Private Insurance Plan By Natalie Shure Since the 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign popularized the idea, “Medicare for All” has blossomed into a nationwide rallying cry, racking up congressional supporters and challenging the D.C. consensus around what is politically possible. But for many […]