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Poll: Most Americans Don’t Want ‘Medicare For All’ Once They Understand Costs – Sunshine State News
20 May
12:28

Poll: Most Americans Don’t Want ‘Medicare For All’ Once They Understand Costs – Sunshine State News

Most Americans oppose a Medicare for All program once they understand what it means and how much it would cost, a Health Tracking poll conducted by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) reveals. The poll found that a majority of people — 56 percent — favor a Medicare for […]

20 May
2:18

5 key questions about the country’s first public option – Politico

Gov. Jay Inslee’s administration estimates that premiums in the public plan will be 5 to 10 percent lower than current offerings. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Washington state formally approved the public option this week, becoming the first state to test a policy that numerous Democratic presidential candidates — including the […]

Retire Early With Health Insurance: Closing The Coverage Gap – Forbes
19 May
4:11

Retire Early With Health Insurance: Closing The Coverage Gap – Forbes

What are the options for retirees to secure health insurance if they retire before they become eligible for Medicare? Getty Retiring early is very difficult, but it can be within reach, especially for diligent savers with low expenses, individuals with a strong pension, and high-earning executives with substantial assets. Figuring […]

Poll: Most Americans don’t want Medicare For All once they understand costs – ABC FOX Montana
19 May
6:08

Poll: Most Americans don’t want Medicare For All once they understand costs – ABC FOX Montana

Most Americans oppose a Medicare for All program once they understand what it means and how much it would cost, a Health Tracking poll conducted by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) reveals. The poll found that a majority of people – 56 percent – favor a Medicare for All […]

18 May
8:04

‘Sham’ Sharing Ministries Test Faith Of Patients And Insurance Regulators – Kaiser Health News

ordered Aliera, which operates Trinity Healthshare Inc., both of Delaware, to halt operations in Washington, alleging the firm was selling health insurance illegally and engaging in deceptive business practices. Aliera falsely represented itself as a sharing ministry, which would be exempt from insurance regulations, an investigation found. Though he wouldn’t […]

Health insurance inflation hits highest point in five years – ModernHealthcare.com
18 May
9:50

Health insurance inflation hits highest point in five years – ModernHealthcare.com

The health insurance inflation rate hit a five-year peak in April, possibly because managed care is rising. The Consumer Price Index for health insurance in April spiked 10.7% over the previous 12 months—the largest increase since at least April 2014, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis of the U.S. Bureau […]

17 May
11:42

Thousands of Florida children have no health insurance. A new infusion of money aims to help. – Tampa Bay Times

Thousands of children in Florida will have greater access to health care now that legislators have steered more money to a program that reduces the cost of health insurance plans for low- and middle-income families. The action takes aim at the problem of uninsured children, whose numbers at last count […]

Democrats are trying to save Obamacare as Trump chips away at the landmark health care bill – USA TODAY
17 May
1:28

Democrats are trying to save Obamacare as Trump chips away at the landmark health care bill – USA TODAY

CLOSE President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Obamacare, a day after his administration asked a federal court to strike down the entire law. Speaking in the Oval Office, he said Republicans “will be the party of great health care.” (March 27) AP WASHINGTON – The ongoing thrust and parry between […]

3 things you should know about Newsom’s health care plan for California – KCRA Sacramento
17 May
3:20

3 things you should know about Newsom’s health care plan for California – KCRA Sacramento

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to expand health care to more Californians. Newsom said Tuesday he wants California to become the first state to offer subsidies of about $100 a month to help people who earn as much as 600% of the federal poverty level pay for their insurance plans.That means […]

16 May
5:18

Washington State To Create ‘Public Option’ Health Care Plans : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed legislation making Washington the first state to enter the private health insurance market with a universally available public option. Rachel La Corte/AP hide caption toggle caption Rachel La Corte/AP Millions of Americans who buy individual health insurance, and don’t qualify for […]