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Jeff Atwater, the Chief Financial officer of Florida to speak at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Insurance Care Direct’s May 10th Relocation to Newport Center Office Park in Deerfield Beach, FL will Create New Jobs and Do its Part to Stimulate the Local Economy Deerfield Beach, FL– Insurance Care Direct is one of the nation’s largest … Continue reading

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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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As health costs rise, employers look to wellness, high deductibles

As workers scan brochures and charts outlining health insurance options for 2011, most will find that their plans cost more, cover less – or both. [read more at source]

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Health insurance plan’s bankruptcy leaves small companies, Eastern Plains governments in lurch

A health insurance plan for small companies and Eastern Plains governments is going bankrupt, leaving some clients with hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid medical claims and forcing them to scramble for new insurance before the new year. [read … Continue reading

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As health costs rise, employers look to wellness, deductibles

Arizonans who get health insurance through their workplace will pay a greater share of premiums. [read more at source]

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Number of uninsured American adults hits record high

Nearly 50 million Americans have gone without health insurance for at least part of the past year — up from 46 million people in 2008, federal health officials reported Tuesday. [read more at source]

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LePage likely to target Dirigo

AUGUSTA — Dirigo Health, the state-administered health insurance program initiated by Gov. John Baldacci, is likely to be targeted after Gov.-elect Paul LePage takes office, according to member of LePage’s transition team. [read more at source]

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Workers’ health insurance costs for 2011 include higher premiums and co-payments

For millions of Americans who get their health insurance through their job, autumn brings not only falling leaves and cooler breezes, but also difficult choices. That’s because it’s the time when many employers present workers with their insurance options for … Continue reading

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Locals want health insurance, road funding bills passed early next year

Municipal officials plan to press the Patrick administration Tuesday to take steps early next year toward addressing skyrocketing health insurance costs and “stagnant” funding for local road and bridge repairs. [read more at source]

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Neb. getting $1M to monitor health insurance rates

World-Herald News Service LINCOLN – By this time next year, Nebraskans should be better armed to navigate the health insurance jungle. [read more at source]

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Insurance drop-off after premiums rise

Higher premiums, underemployment and unemployment are key factors behind a drop-off in the number of Kiwis taking out health insurance, say industry players. [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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Insurance drop-off after premiums rise

Higher premiums, underemployment and unemployment are key factors behind a drop-off in the number of Kiwis taking out health insurance, say industry players. [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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Wellmark Suspends Sales of Child-Only Health Insurance

Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield is suspending sales of child-only health insurance policies as it navigates new provisions of the Affordable Care Act. [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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Hike in health insurance premiums likely for GISD

Galveston Independent School District staff will have to dip into their pay if a recommendation to raise their health insurance premiums is accepted. [read more at source]

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Health insurance mandate began as a Republican idea

Republicans were for President Obama’s requirement that Americans get health insurance before they were against it. [read more at source]

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Neb. getting $1M to monitor health insurance rates

World-Herald News Service LINCOLN – By this time next year, Nebraskans should be better armed to navigate the health insurance jungle. [read more at source]

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