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Businesses get informed on employee health benefits

With the implementation of new Affordable Care Act health care regulations and procedures coming in 2015, the Independent Business Association of Wisconsin last week held an event called Healthcare 2015: Navigating the Maze.

Thompson/Perry debate: Affordable Care Act, minimum wage and immigration

Like the last debate, Perry, R-York County, and Thompson, the Democratic challenger in the 4th U.S. Congressional District differed widely on their responses to topics including the Affordable Care Act, immigration reform, ISIS, the government's role ...

:DentalPlans Launches Resource Center on the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Dental Coverage

:DentalPlans, the largest dental savings plan marketplace, has launched a resource center to help consumers and businesses navigate the Affordable Care Act's impact on dental coverage. While the ACA now ...

Scholars talk current, future state of Affordable Care Act

Daily Northwestern: A panel of political scholars weighed in on the future of the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday afternoon ahead of the upcoming 2014 midterm elections. The panel discussion, hosted by the Evanston Scholars Strategy Network, invited three scholars to ...

Blue Cross reveals increase in 2015 insurance rates

Rocky Mount Telegram: RALEIGH – North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for people who buy their own Affordable Care Act policies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina discussed the ...

U.S. Navy hasn't responded to Zinke request for records

The Missoulian: A Navy customer service agent initially told the State Bureau on Wednesday she couldn't find a request for the records from Zinke and later said it was “a controlled record.” Asked what that was, she referred the inquiry to the records department ...

Blue Cross: NC's Affordable Care Act rates will rise 13.5% on average

Charlotte Observer: Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the state's biggest health insurer, said Wednesday that rates under the Affordable Care Act next year will increase by 13.5 percent on average, providing the first glimpse of how insurance coverage will play out next year ...

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Has voted to oppose, defund or repeal the Affordable Care Act 102 times. In 2013, he and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz sponsored the Obamacare Repeal Act because he believes that "Obamacare denies health-care choice, stifles economic mobility and costs American jobs.

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Outside group says Mary Landrieu's vote for Affordable Care Act cut Medicare

The Charge: An announcer says the Affordable Care Act "cuts Medicare by over $700 billion and slashes Medicare Advantage." The ad includes a slide that says Medicare Advantage is being cut by $2,857 per beneficiary, citing the American Action Forum, ...

McFadden: Small business owners hurt by Affordable Care Act

Small business owners from throughout the state who say the Affordable Care Act has resulted in drastic increases in the cost to insure their employees joined U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden Wednesday to decry the legislation, while McFadden ...

Uninsured Remain Unaware of Affordable Care Act as Open Enrollment

ACA International: As the second annual open-enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act approaches, findings from a recent tracking poll reveal major gaps in the awar7f8 ness of t nation's uninsured residents who are a primary target for enrollment and outreach ...

What a GOP-Controlled Congress Could Mean for the Affordable Care Act

With many observers expecting Republicans to win enough seats to gain control of Congress, could the party repeal the Affordable Care Act? First, let's take a look at the math. Republicans are expected to maintain their majority in the House. In the ...

McFadden: Small business owners hurt by Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Senate candidate proposes an optional state-based system

North Carolina's Blue Cross: 2015 rates to rise 13 percent on average for individual ACA plans

North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies.

Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates

North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield ...

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Obamacare plan rates in Wisconsin to keep pace or decline next year

Despite the dire predictions, the cost of health plans sold on the marketplace set up under the Affordable Care Act are increasing next year at roughly the same rate as past years in Wisconsin — and several insurers are even lowering prices. Wisconsin ...

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Booz Allen Hamilton Acquires Genova Technologies To Boost Affordable Care

CRN: Booz Allen Hamilton has acquired the healthcare division of Genova Technologies for an undisclosed amount in a bid to nab more federal technology contracts around healthcare and the Affordable Care Act. Genova Technologies is a Cedar Rapids, ...

Booz Allen Hamilton buys Baltimore-based Genova's health care business

Booz Allen Hamilton said Monday it had bought the Baltimore-based health care unit of Genova Technologies, which provides services to the federal agency overseeing implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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Gillespie's health-care plan would be worse than the Affordable Care Act

The Daily Tribune: Republicans calling for repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, are a dime a dozen. Fewer offer a plan to replace the law with something they claim would work better. To his credit, Virginia's Ed Gillespie, a GOP Senate candidate ...

A health-care plan worse than Obamacare

Washington Post: REPUBLICANS CALLING for repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, are a dime a dozen. Fewer offer a plan to replace the law with something they claim would work better. To his credit, Virginia's Ed Gillespie, a GOP Senate candidate, ...

Medica Research Institute to Study Pent-Up Demand in Health Care

The Medica Research Institute is launching a study that will examine the health care utilization and characteristics of newly enrolled members in Medicaid and MNsure, Minnesota’s health insurance exchange.

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Efforts Starting To Help With Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment

WSJM: Republicans in the U.S. House have tried and failed dozens of times to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, but it's not going away anytime soon. Efforts are now ramping up again to get people enrolled in health insurance through the ACA. The next round ...

MSU Working to Help People Enroll Under Affordable Care Act

WILX-TV: People who get their health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchanges will have to re-enroll soon. Open enrollment for 2015 runs from November 15 through February 15. Michigan State University's health team is working with Get Covered ...

2nd enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act starts Nov. 15

Killeen Daily Herald: TEMPLE — The Health Insurance Marketplace will open for business Nov. 15 for the second open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act. During the first enrollment period, which opened in October 2013, more than 733,000 Texans enrolled in coverage ...

Affordable Care Act meeting planned in Sioux City

Sioux City Journal: SIOUX CITY | The Iowa Insurance Division is holding a free seminar about the Affordable Care Act. The presentation is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at UnityPoint-St. Luke's, 2720 Stone Park Blvd. Topics will include how to access the health insurance ...

Experts say McFadden's health insurance ideas don't hold up

He would leave most health care insurance decisions up to states, including whether to require people to buy health insurance.

Obamacare Creates Greater Need for Telehealth Innovations

With the expansion of health insurance to an estimated 8 million new patients through the Affordable Care Act, innovations are needed to meet the primary care needs of all Americans.

11 million will lose health insurance if ACA subsidies are eliminated, study finds

Several lawsuits have challenged the legality of the subsidies that help low- and moderate-income people buy private health insurance through marketplaces set up under the federal Affordable Care Act. A new study finds that eliminating those subsidies would sharply boost costs for consumers and cause more than 11 million Americans to lose their health insurance.

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