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Technology tools that can help you cut health care costs – Charlotte Post
25 Mar
4:28

Technology tools that can help you cut health care costs – Charlotte Post

PHOTO | BRANDPOINT Modern technology allows more transparency in health care visits as well as personalized information with wearable apps. If you find it challenging to understand the convoluted and sometimes conflicting information regarding your healthcare, you’re not alone. Because the U.S. healthcare system is so complex, it can be […]

Why ‘Medicare For All’ Plays Well In Trump Country – Forbes
24 Mar
6:21

Why ‘Medicare For All’ Plays Well In Trump Country – Forbes

A demonstrator opposed to the Senate Republican health-care holds a sign that reads “Medicare For All” while marching near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Several Senate Republicans began to question© 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP The continuing difficulty attracting health insurance companies to sell […]

Solution to health plan quandary lies with improved ACA – American Medical Association
24 Mar
8:20

Solution to health plan quandary lies with improved ACA – American Medical Association

Any discussion or debate about what’s best for the U.S. health care system must begin by asking what is best for patients: Do they have access to the care they need, when they need it? Given the high stakes of health reform, the subject will again be a major focus […]

Murphy announces health care plans – News – Burlington County Times
23 Mar
10:09

Murphy announces health care plans – News – Burlington County Times

The Democratic governor said the move to a state exchange would make health care in the state more “accessible, accountable and more responsive to consumers.” He also said the switch would help protect state residents from efforts by the Trump administration to undermine the Obama-era Affordable Care Act. New Jersey’s […]

Affordable medical coverage proves challenging for farming families – Kearney Hub
23 Mar
12:07

Affordable medical coverage proves challenging for farming families – Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Longtime farmers John Shiers and his wife, Misti, have battled hail, drought and fluctuating crop prices, and also the high cost of health insurance. In 2018, they paid $2,800 a month for family health insurance. This year, thanks to Nebraska Farm Bureau, that same insurance costs $2,200 a […]

Expert opinion: How to save on your individual healthcare plan – Augusta Free Press
23 Mar
1:58

Expert opinion: How to save on your individual healthcare plan – Augusta Free Press

While getting an affordable healthcare gets to be complicated, there are still ways that can reduce costs you spend on your health. Below, we discuss the algorithm on how to save on your individual healthcare plan. Examine Carefully Your Options at Work If you are currently employed with any entity, […]

Report: Lynn could save $10.4 million with switch to different health insurance plan – Itemlive – Daily Item
22 Mar
3:57

Report: Lynn could save $10.4 million with switch to different health insurance plan – Itemlive – Daily Item

LYNN — The city could see a budget savings of $10.4 million this year if officials switch to the state’s group health insurance plan, according to the findings of a new report recommended to the mayor and City Council by Lynn’s state fiscal stability officer, Sean Cronin. Cronin has said […]

Private Health Insurance: Enrollment Remains Concentrated among Few Issuers, including in Exchanges – Government Accountability Office
22 Mar
5:49

Private Health Insurance: Enrollment Remains Concentrated among Few Issuers, including in Exchanges – Government Accountability Office

What GAO Found Enrollment in private health insurance plans continued to be concentrated among a small number of issuers in 2015 and 2016. In the overall large group market (coverage offered by large employers), small group market (coverage offered by small employers), and individual market (coverage sold directly to individuals), […]

Finding the best health insurance for employees – Feedstuffs
21 Mar
7:39

Finding the best health insurance for employees – Feedstuffs

How do you find good health insurance for your employees? It’s a tough question, with answers that never seem to get easier. The challenge is especially acute for businesses with too few people to bargain effectively with insurance carriers. “Affordability continues to be a challenge for smaller employers,” said Michael […]

Health Plans For State Employees Use Medicare’s Hammer On Hospital Bills – Kaiser Health News
21 Mar
9:28

Health Plans For State Employees Use Medicare’s Hammer On Hospital Bills – Kaiser Health News

NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). States. They’re just as perplexed as the rest of us over the ever-rising cost of health care premiums. Now some states are moving to control costs of state employee health plans. And it’s triggering alarm from the hospital industry. The strategy: […]