Wednesday, 16 January 2019
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Category Archives: health insurance plans for individuals

Proposed Insurance Billing Change ‘Dangerous,’ Say Groups – AAFP News
16 Jan
9:09

Proposed Insurance Billing Change ‘Dangerous,’ Say Groups – AAFP News

The Academy and five fellow medical professional organizations last week objected to a proposed federal rule that would require health insurance exchange plans that cover certain woman’s health services to send separate bills. “We oppose any regulations that make it more difficult for our patients to access critical health services […]

Gavin Newsom’s health plan would restore Obamacare mandate, expand access for undocumented – The Fresno Bee
15 Jan
10:58

Gavin Newsom’s health plan would restore Obamacare mandate, expand access for undocumented – The Fresno Bee

On his first day in office, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a sweeping health care plan that would prop up the Affordable Care Act, expand health care for undocumented immigrants and give the state new powers to negotiate drug prices. Newsom’s announcement came just hours after he was sworn in as […]

Don’t like your health insurance plan? Here’s how you can port it to a new insurer – Times Now
15 Jan
12:51

Don’t like your health insurance plan? Here’s how you can port it to a new insurer – Times Now

Representative image  New Delhi: If you are not satisfied with your existing health insurance policy or you believe that the benefits you get from your health plan are not worth the premium you pay, then you have an option to port it to a different insurer for a better plan. In […]

Gavin Newsom’s health plan would restore Obamacare mandate, expand access for undocumented – Merced Sun-Star
15 Jan
2:47

Gavin Newsom’s health plan would restore Obamacare mandate, expand access for undocumented – Merced Sun-Star

On his first day in office, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a sweeping health care plan that would prop up the Affordable Care Act, expand health care for undocumented immigrants and give the state new powers to negotiate drug prices. Newsom’s announcement came just hours after he was sworn in as […]

Health Care Navigator highlights coverage variety | News, Sports, Jobs – Evening Observer
14 Jan
4:47

Health Care Navigator highlights coverage variety | News, Sports, Jobs – Evening Observer

For New York residents, there is less than one month left to enroll in a federal health care plan. The Affordable Care Act has seen citizens across the country applying for coverage in the late fall and early winter, and a federal health care navigator wants Chautauqua County residents to […]

53.26% More Health Insurance Innovations Inc – Class A Commo (NASDAQ:HIIQ) Short Interest – Z Tribune
14 Jan
6:39

53.26% More Health Insurance Innovations Inc – Class A Commo (NASDAQ:HIIQ) Short Interest – Z Tribune

During Q3 2018 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.33. That’s change of 0.65, from 2018Q2’s 1.98. 29 investors sold all, 32 reduced holdings as Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. ratio worsened. 40 rose holdings while 41 funds took holdings. Funds hold 12.18 million shares thus 5.49% less from 2018Q2’s 12.89 […]

Posting hospital prices online is just one step toward transparency – Crain’s Cleveland Business
13 Jan
8:39

Posting hospital prices online is just one step toward transparency – Crain’s Cleveland Business

Following the Jan. 1 implementation of a Trump administration rule, patients can find extensive lists online of hospitals’ charges for various services and procedures. Making the lists of medical codes, abbreviations and price tags — called chargemasters — publicly available is a step forward in price transparency, especially as it […]

Twin Cities employers dabble with tighter health care networks – Star Tribune
13 Jan
10:38

Twin Cities employers dabble with tighter health care networks – Star Tribune

Bloomington-based HealthPartners has carved out space within two existing clinics solely for subscribers who pick “SmartCare,” a new employee health plan with a relatively limited network of doctors and hospitals. Starting this month, four employers in the Twin Cities are offering the new program, which steers workers to the newly […]

Larry Levitt Answers 3 Questions on Calif. Governor’s Proposed Individual Mandate, Expanded Subsidies – Kaiser Family Foundation
13 Jan
12:37

Larry Levitt Answers 3 Questions on Calif. Governor’s Proposed Individual Mandate, Expanded Subsidies – Kaiser Family Foundation

California’s newly sworn-in Governor Gavin Newsom announced a proposal for broad changes to the state’s health care system almost immediately after taking the oath of office this week. Those announcements ranged from state plans to negotiate drug prices for Medi-Cal (California’s Medicaid) patients and other state programs and private purchasers […]

Affordable Care Act enrollment in West Virginia down again – Bristol Herald Courier
12 Jan
2:28

Affordable Care Act enrollment in West Virginia down again – Bristol Herald Courier

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Enrollment plans in West Virginia through the federal online health insurance marketplace have declined again this year. Citing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reports about 22,600 West Virginia residents signed up for a 2019 plan on healthcare.gov. Individuals can buy Affordable […]