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2015 April - Health Insurance Chat

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Entries for April, 2015

Gaston commissioners give themselves health insurance perk

News from Gaston Gazette: Gaston County commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to give themselves and future commissioners the right to purchase taxpayer-subsidized health insurance through the county even after they leave office. The only prerequisite for the benefit is that an elected commissioner must serve at least one four-year term. Afterward, they will have access [...]

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Colleges get out of health insurance business

News from Military Times: By Donna Gordon Blankinship, The Associated Press 11:39 a.m. EDT April 2, 2015 Stacy Crites, a nurse on campus at the University of Washington’s Hall Health Primary Care Center in Seattle, listens to the lungs of Kandice Joyner, junior studying archaeology, during a routine check-up. An unintended side effect of federal [...]

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Health Insurance Coverage Discrimination: Mental Illness

News from U.S. News & World Report: Insurance companies are not providing adequate mental health coverage under Obamacare, according to a new report. Under President Barack Obama’s health care law, which aimed to end health insurance discrimination for mental health services, an estimated 62 million patients now have better coverage. But a new report from the National Alliance [...]

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