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Health Insurers Are Not Communicating Effectively with People on Medicare – hcanews.com
23 Jan
2:28

Health Insurers Are Not Communicating Effectively with People on Medicare – hcanews.com

This image has been cropped and resized. Courtesy of CDC/ Judy Schmidt acquired from Public Health Image Library. Licensed under Public Domain. An analysis of health insurance documents conducted by VisibleThread revealed that 86.6 percent of insurance companies are not communicating effectively with people over the age of 65. Nearly 15 percent of […]

Public insurance option, affordable prescriptions, among Legislature’s health care targets – New Haven Register
22 Jan
4:27

Public insurance option, affordable prescriptions, among Legislature’s health care targets – New Haven Register

By Christopher Hoffman, Conn. Health I-Team Writer Updated 11:14 am EST, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Governor Ned Lamont delivers the State of the State address to a joint session of the Connecticut General Assembly in Hartford on January 9, 2019. Governor Ned Lamont delivers the State of the State address to […]

Research suggests cancer survivors carry greater burdens: medical bills/debt – Wink News
22 Jan
6:27

Research suggests cancer survivors carry greater burdens: medical bills/debt – Wink News

If Your Health Insurance Claim Is Denied. If you don’t have health insurance Talk with the doctor, hospital, or treatment facility that sent you the bill. Try to meet face-to-face with someone in the office, hospital, or clinic who can help you. Explain the problem to the financial counselor or […]

Kaia Health Raises $10M Series A To Scale Its Back Pain Therapy App In The US – Crunchbase News
21 Jan
8:18

Kaia Health Raises $10M Series A To Scale Its Back Pain Therapy App In The US – Crunchbase News

Made of mere flesh and bone, us humans need a lot of maintenance to maintain full functionality. Thankfully, there’s a whole spectrum of professionals specializing in fixing issues that arise during our long and sometimes not-so-graceful degradation over the years. Follow Crunchbase News on Twitter There is, of course, a […]

Lawmakers push repeal of health care fees – The Salem News
21 Jan
10:08

Lawmakers push repeal of health care fees – The Salem News

BOSTON — Republican lawmakers are pushing for a repeal of fees charged to companies that aren’t providing health insurance to a majority of their workers. Business leaders say the assessments unfairly punish companies for the decisions of workers who sign up for insurance through MassHealth, the state’s Medicaid program. Senate […]

A New Healthcare Rule Designed to Protect Consumers Does Anything But – The Motley Fool
20 Jan
11:58

A New Healthcare Rule Designed to Protect Consumers Does Anything But – The Motley Fool

Of life’s many expenses, there’s perhaps none more baffling and frustrating than healthcare. After all, when a car breaks down, your mechanic must provide you with a detailed estimate of what it will cost to fix it, including replacement parts and labor. Medical care doesn’t work that way. Often, you’ll […]

As Shutdown Drags On, Worries Emerge About Spikes In Obamacare Premiums – Forbes
20 Jan
1:48

As Shutdown Drags On, Worries Emerge About Spikes In Obamacare Premiums – Forbes

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, right, speaks to members of the media while Donald Trump, left, listens following a Senate Republicans policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington,  Jan. 9, 2019.   (Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The government shutdown […]

IRDA advices to cover most of diseases under health insurance, companies come up with excuses – Zee Business
20 Jan
3:41

IRDA advices to cover most of diseases under health insurance, companies come up with excuses – Zee Business

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Medicare experiment could pressure insurers to save on prescription drugs – STAT
19 Jan
5:38

Medicare experiment could pressure insurers to save on prescription drugs – STAT

WASHINGTON — The federal government is giving health insurance companies that run Medicare prescription drug plans new tools it hopes will save money for patients. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a voluntary program Friday that will allow Medicare Part D plans, which share the cost of prescription […]

Letter: Universal health care saves on admin costs and profits – The Mercury News
19 Jan
7:28

Letter: Universal health care saves on admin costs and profits – The Mercury News

Universal health care saveson admin costs and profits Re: “How would universal health care actually work?” (Letter to the editor, Jan. 15): In his recent letter about universal health care, Bill Behan asks the right question: How would it work? With employer-sponsored health care, employees usually pay part of the cost of […]