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What you don’t know about your health data will make you sick – Fast Company
23 Mar
12:40

What you don’t know about your health data will make you sick – Fast Company

This story is part of The Privacy Divide, a series that explores the fault lines and disparities–economic, cultural, philosophical–that have developed around data privacy and its impacts on society. advertisement advertisement Every time you shuffle through a line at the pharmacy, every time you try to get comfortable in those awkward […]

New MANNA Institute will lead ‘food is medicine’ research – On top of Philly news – Billy Penn
22 Mar
2:28

New MANNA Institute will lead ‘food is medicine’ research – On top of Philly news – Billy Penn

Billy Penn is one of more than 20 news organizations producing Broke in Philly, a collaborative reporting project on economic mobility. Read more at brokeinphilly.org or follow at @BrokeInPhilly. Six years ago, a Philly nonprofit demonstrated that healthy meal plans could be as effective as medicine. The Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance, better known as […]

Colorado fund that would help insurers cover sickest patients could reduce premiums by 23 percent, study finds – The Denver Post
22 Mar
4:21

Colorado fund that would help insurers cover sickest patients could reduce premiums by 23 percent, study finds – The Denver Post

A bill that would create a state fund to help insurers cover their sickest and most expensive patients could reduce individual health insurance premiums in Colorado by almost 23 percent, the state Division of Insurance said Thursday. Colorado legislators are considering legislation to create a state reinsurance program, which, if […]

Hospitals, insurers battle over surprise medical bills – Fox Business
21 Mar
6:18

Hospitals, insurers battle over surprise medical bills – Fox Business

A battle is breaking out within the health care industry as Congress intensifies its efforts to address surprise medical bills, one that comes after urging from President Donald Trump and his top health lieutenants. Continue Reading Below The feud is pitting insurance companies who want to see price caps for […]

Bitter, partisan health insurance debate erupts in Minnesota House – St. Paul Pioneer Press
21 Mar
8:17

Bitter, partisan health insurance debate erupts in Minnesota House – St. Paul Pioneer Press

A bitter, partisan debate erupted on the Minnesota House floor Wednesday when Republicans tried to bring up a health care reinsurance bill that House Democrats oppose as a giveaway to the insurance industry. Back in 2017, when Republicans controlled both chambers of the Legislature, they passed a $549 million reinsurance […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Working full time for health coverage? Many who want part-time jobs are stymied by costs – USA TODAY
19 Mar
3:59

Working full time for health coverage? Many who want part-time jobs are stymied by costs – USA TODAY

CLOSE Retailing giant Amazon is looking to hire 30,000 part-time workers over the next year. Maria Mercedes Galuppo (@mariamgaluppo) has more. Buzz60 Maurice Wysocki, an information technology worker, was looking to branch out on his own as a contractor last year, allowing him a more flexible schedule and sharply reduced […]

Congressional panel investigates Stamford insurance company – The Advocate
19 Mar
5:57

Congressional panel investigates Stamford insurance company – The Advocate

Stamford-based Independence Holding Co. faces an investigation by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for allegedly selling “junk” insurance plans. Stamford-based Independence Holding Co. faces an investigation by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for allegedly selling “junk” insurance plans. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press Photo: […]