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State approves health insurance rate hikes

News from Detroit Free Press: By JC Reindl, Detroit Free Press 7:33 p.m. EDT August 18, 2015 The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services has approved double-digit increases for some insurance plans.(Photo: MCT) 507 CONNECT continues on Detroit Free Press. Continue Reading … Related News: Understanding Health Insurance: A Guide to Billing and Reimbursement [...]

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Arbitrator issues split-decision in state employee wages, health insurance case

News from KCRG: DES MOINES — Members of Iowa’s largest state employees’ union will pay a share of their monthly health insurance premiums while receiving wage increases of about 6 percent over the next two fiscal years under an independent arbitrators’ agreement Saturday that broke an impasse between state and union negotiators. Under the binding [...]

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State allows employee health insurance to cover transgender services

News from Washington Post: By Joe Davidson Columnist October 12 at 10:45 PM Continue Reading … Related News:

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Supreme Court ruling signals trouble for state, Chicago

News from Chicago Tribune: The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today that subsidized health care premiums for retired state employees are protected under the Illinois Constitution, signaling potential trouble for an overhaul of pension benefits that’s also being challenged in court. Today’s ruling also could affect the city of Chicago’s ongoing phase-out of retiree health insurance [...]

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State Health Insurance Exchanges

News from C-SPAN: January 31, 2014 Panelists, including directors of several state health insurance exchanges from around the country, talked about the health care law and their efforts to increase enrollment. They said that the process had been challenging but largely successful,… read more Panelists, including directors of several state health insurance exchanges from around the [...]

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State Of The Union 2014: Obama Still Begging America To Buy His Health Plan

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Even in Hawaii, Obama can’t escape troubled state health insurance exchanges

News from Fox News: By Doug McKelway Published December 26, 2013 FoxNews.com The president may be vacationing in a tropical paradise, but there’s no escaping the buffeting winds of troubled state health insurance exchanges, even in Hawaii. For openers, the botched roll out of the state exchange in Hawaii has hurt Democratic G……….. continues on [...]

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Washington state ahead of the curve on health-care reform

News from The Seattle Times: Funny how things change in politics. By the time voters cast ballots for president, the label Obamacare went from a perjorative to a point of pride. Americans saw the 2010 Affordable Care Act making changes in their lives, and any enthusiasm for repeal was eroding. Republicans eventually gave up trash-talking [...]

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State health plan is not working

News from Salt Lake Tribune: Health care for many years was similar to the weather in one respect: It seems everybody wanted to talk about it, but nobody did anything about it. Then along came the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed by Congress in 2009. President Barack Obama’s signature legislation, it was the [...]

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State health care opt-outs could prevent insurance coverage

News from Detroit Free Press: WASHINGTON — Really? The Supreme Court’s big health care decision means 30 million or more uninsured Americans are soon going to have coverage? It’s far from that simple. The ruling does point a way forward for millions who can’t get affordable coverage because they’ve been sick, they’re self-employed or they [...]

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