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2014 April - Health Insurance Chat

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Entries for April, 2014

Community partners key in getting people health insurance through Cover Oregon

News from Statesman Journal: By Marin Arreola and Colleen Puentes, Interface Network 8:37 a.m. PDT April 30, 2014 Cover Oregon board members, from right, Laura Cali, Elizabeth Baxter and Dr. George Brown listen during a Cover Oregon board meeting in Portland on March 13. (Photo: AP ) It’s no secret that there have been challenges [...]

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Hampden Doctor ditching health insurance

News from WCSH-TV: Doctor ditching health insurance Chris Facchini, WCSH 8:17 p.m. EDT April 28, 2014 insurance(Photo: NEWS CENTER) SHARE Continue Reading … Related News: Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and ReimbursementUnderstanding Health Insurance, Eleventh Edition, is the essential learning tool you need when preparing for a career in medical i… Health Insurance [...]

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Oregon Dumps Failed Health Insurance Exchange

News from InformationWeek: Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange votes to close down state website and send customers to the federal HealthCare.gov website. Crowdfunding The Next Healthcare Hit (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Oregon’s health insurance exchange will shut down, sending state residents instead to the federal HealthCare.gov website — which, for all its [...]

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A sneaky lie that left 750000 Floridians without health coverage

News from Tampabay.com: They lied to you. PolitiFact: The top 16 myths about Obamacare 7 Months Ago PolitiFact: Sorting out the truth of attack ad on Alex Sink and Obamacare 2 Months Ago Romano: All those reasons against expanding Medicaid? Still wrong 4 Months Ago Not a big, bald-faced lie. No……….. continues on Tampabay.com. Continue [...]

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Who really pays for health care? It might surprise you

News from USA TODAY: Jay Hancock , Kaiser Health News 6:19 a.m. EDT April 26, 2014 Felue Chang, who is newly insured through the Affordable Care Act, receives a checkup from Peria Del Pino-White at the South Broward Community Health Services clinic on April 15 in Hollywood, Fla.(Photo: Joe Raedle, Getty Images) SHARE 1091 continues [...]

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St. Luke’s settles health insurance cases

News from Kansas City Star: Breaking News By STEVE EVERLY The Kansas City Star Updated: 2014-04-25T16:44:46Z April 25 By STEVE EVERLY The Kansas City Star Over the past few years, St. Luke’s Hospital refused to accept the health insurance of 930 patients injured in auto accidents. It instead went after higher payments from car insurance [...]

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Obama administration prepares to take over Oregon’s broken health insurance …

News from Washington Post: The Obama administration is poised to take over Oregon’s broken health insurance exchange, according to officials familiar with the decision who say that it reflects federal officials’ conclusion that several state-run marketplaces may be too dysfunctional to fix. In public, the board overseeing Cover Oregon is scheduled to vote Friday whether [...]

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Another top official resigns from Cover Oregon health insurance exchange

News from The Oregonian: Triz delaRosa, the chief operating officer for the Cover Oregon health insurance exchange, has submitted her resignation, one month after Gov. John Kitzhaber called for her removal. DelaRosa, who’d worked for the exchange since June 2011, is just the latest political casualty of a fiasco that has already seen major turnover [...]

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Cover Oregon budget crunch overshadows whether to fix bug-ridden health …

News from The Oregonian: Money could be as important as technology on Friday, when the Cover Oregon board decides whether to give up on its bug-ridden, unfinished health insurance exchange and switch to the federal version instead. On Thursday, an advisory committee will hear from staff the odds that more than two years and $ [...]

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Looking at Costs and Risks, Many Skip Health Insurance

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