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Health Insurance Stocks Bucking The Downtrend By The Broader Markets

Despite the weakness visible in the broader markets, health insurance stocks are posting strong gains during trading on Monday. Humana (HUM) is helping to lead the sector higher following news of its agreement to acquire privately held health care company … Continue reading

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Health plans must spend premiums on medical care

Health insurance premiums should go for actual medical care — not insurers’ overhead and profits — the Obama administration said Monday in rules that for the first time require the companies to give consumers a rebate. [read more at source]

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Experts offer tips on tackling health care costs

Your Career: It’s that dreaded time of year again. Employees are beginning to find out how much more they’ll be ponying up for health insurance in 2011, and costs are going up, again. [read more at source]

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Sick over rising health care costs

Just two years ago, Sandy Arroyo, 64, of Kennesaw, a retired Cobb County high school teacher, was paying $340 a month for health insurance for him and his wife. Today, the couple are bracing themse… [read more at source]

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Workers: Brace for health care cost hikes in 2011

Workers should pay close attention to the fine print in their health insurance options this fall as open enrollment begins for many employer-sponsored benefits plans. [read more at source]

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Workers: Brace for health care cost hikes in 2011

Workers should pay close attention to the fine print in their health insurance options this fall as open enrollment begins for many employer-sponsored benefits plans. [read more at source]

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Health insurance amendment lagging

In an election when ill will over federal health care reform was a driving force behind a national anti-incumbent surge, a state amendment designed to blunt the effects of that reform was [read more at source]

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Student health insurance cost to rise with reform

By: SARAH NIENABER Mandatory health care coverage isn’t something new for University of Minnesota students. The University placed a mandate for all students to have health care coverage in the 1970s, which makes the federal health care reform a relatively … Continue reading

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Millions spent on private health care and mortgage help for council staff

Councils spent millions of pounds paying for private health insurance for thousands of their staff. [read more at source]

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3 States To Vote On Health Insurance Directive

Voters in Arizona, Colorado and Oklahoma will face ballot measures Tuesday challenging a provision in the federal health care law. Critics of the measures say they could complicate health care issues within the states. [read more at source]

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Health insurance costs and benefits to climb

The cost of group health insurance will be up nine percent in the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Jose. But it’s not all bad news, because workers will find new benefits, due to health care reform. [read more at … Continue reading

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Health insurance costs and benefits to climb

The cost of group health insurance will be up nine percent in the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Jose. But it’s not all bad news, because workers will find new benefits, due to health care reform. [read more at … Continue reading

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Health insurance costs and benefits to climb

The cost of group health insurance will be up nine percent in the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Jose. But it’s not all bad news, because workers will find new benefits, due to health care reform. [read more at … Continue reading

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Health insurance plans with high deductibles cause treatment delays, put families at risk

Health insurance plans with high deductibles – some greater than $5,000 annually – cause policyholders to delay care and put families in financial jeopardy should a health crisis arise, according to a report Wednesday night from the UCLA Center for … Continue reading

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Candidates heat up debate

The rising cost of health care and health insurance dominated a combative gubernatorial debate last night, with former Gov. Carl Gutierrez arguing that his opponent’s family was price gouging, and Sen. Eddie Calvo insisting that his opponent was a liar. … Continue reading

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Employers eye health insurance options

WASHINGTON — The new health care law wasn’t supposed to undercut employer plans that have provided most people in the U.S. with coverage for generations. [read more at source]

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Employers looking at health insurance options

WASHINGTON — The new health care law wasn’t supposed to undercut employer plans that have provided most people in the U.S. with coverage for generations. But last week a leading manufacturer told workers their costs will jump partly because of … Continue reading

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Employers Looking At Health Insurance Options

The new health care law wasn’t supposed to undercut employer plans that have provided most people in the U.S. with coverage for generations. But last week a leading manufacturer told workers their costs will jump partly because of the law. … Continue reading

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Employers looking at health insurance options

WASHINGTON — The new health care law wasn’t supposed to undercut employer plans that have provided most people in the U.S. with coverage for generations. [read more at source]

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Health reform spawning scams and fraud

Fraud experts say health insurance scams are on the rise as criminals quickly exploit consumers’ confusion about how the new health care law changes their insurance coverage. [read more at source]

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