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How to deduct health-insurance premiums

News from MarketWatch: Getty Images With the ever-increasing cost of health care, you should be ever-vigilant in looking for chances to claim tax breaks for medical expenses. Here’s the story on health-insurance premiums that you can potentially deduct on your 2014 return. Deductible medical expenses As an individual taxpayer, you can potentially claim an itemized [...]

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Health insurance deductibles rise faster than premiums

News from Concord Monitor: It’s not your imagination. If you have employer health insurance, you’re probably paying more out of your own pocket. High-deductible plans have been under the microscope during the past year, given their prevalence among new individual coverage plans offered under the Affordable Care Act. But it’s also a trend that is [...]

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What’s Up With Health Insurance Premiums -

News from Besides Politics? – Forbes: Health insurers have begun notifying policyholders of their (in the large majority of cases) premium increases.  That has led to a public debate about the size of those increases and Obamacare’s culpability for them. The problem is that multiple factors, both health care-related and political, are affecting those premium [...]

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Health insurance premiums up 1.2% in public sector, 7.1% in private

News from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Health insurance premiums in the public sector increased 1.2% on average this year, compared with a 7.1% increase in the private sector, based on an annual report by M3 Insurance, the state’s largest insurance agency. The report also showed a sharp increase in health plans with high deductibles, with 34% [...]

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Health insurance premiums showed increases before Affordable Care Act – Tulsa World

News from Health insurance premiums showed increases before Affordable Care Act – Tulsa World: Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014 12:00 am Health insurance premiums showed increases before Affordable Care Act By Shannon Muchmore World Staff Writer TulsaWorld.com | Health insurance premiums for Oklahomans buying coverage on their own increased by more than 8 percent in [...]

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CBO Projects Lower Premiums in Health-Insurance Exchanges

News from Wall Street Journal: April 14, 2014 1:48 p.m. ET Health-insurance premiums for plans sold in the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges will be lower than previously expected for the next few years, according to a report by the Congressional Budget Office released Monday. The nonpartisan congressional scorekeeper also found that in 2017, 25 million [...]

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Covered California extends deadline to pay health insurance premiums to Jan. 15

News from San Jose Mercury News: Californians scrambling to pay their first month’s health insurance premium, originally due Monday, now have until Jan. 15 to do so, according to the state’s health insurance exchange. Covered California announced the reprieve late Saturday, saying its 11 participating health insurance companies had agreed to the extension, which also [...]

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New health care law: Fee may increase employee premiums

News from San Jose Mercury News: The 156 million Americans who get their medical insurance through work have avoided the highly publicized headaches connected to the nation’s new health care law — so far. But that doesn’t mean the landmark law won’t affect their premiums. After years of relatively minor increases in premiums, rates are [...]

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NYers to save $500M on health insurance premiums

News from Wall Street Journal: Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — Governor Andrew Cuomo says new state power to limit rate hikes will save New Yorkers more than $ 500 million on health insurance premiums in 2013. Cuomo announced Sunday that health insurers requested average increases of about 12.4 percent, but the state Department of Financial [...]

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Health Care Premiums Rise Slightly

News from New York Times: A family with employer-provided health insurance now pays just under $ 16,000 in annual premiums, an increase of about 4 percent over a year ago, according to a study released Tuesday by the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation. Individual policies purchased through an employer rose even less, increasing just 3 percent [...]

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