Archive: November, 2013

HEALTHCARE.GOV IS IMPROVING

November 21, 2013 No Comments by admin
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All I can say it that I feel sorry for those states who have to go to healthcare.gov. There has been nothing but bad news for the website since it’s rollout on Oct. 1. As for the other states who have created their own exchange you should feel pretty good about having working websites, though [...]

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OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TAKING CREDIT FOR LOW HEALTH INFLATION

November 21, 2013 No Comments by admin
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So, health inflation is at a historic low. Is the Affordable Care Act responsible for this? Obama’s administration didn’t hesitate to take the credit for it, though is that really who the credit is due to? Obama and his administration would certainly like to think that they played a huge role in reducing health inflation, [...]

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IS CONGRESS GETTING SPECIAL TREATMENT UNDER OBAMACARE?

November 21, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Below is an article that brings up how Congress may be getting special treatment through Obamacare. How Congress Got Special Treatment Under Obamacare Bloomberg Businessweek By John Tozzi Back when Congress passed the Affordable Care Act in March 2010, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) suggested that lawmakers and their staff should have to get their health [...]

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COVERED CALIFORNIA OPENS THIRD CALL CENTER

November 21, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Covered California has opened up a third call center to help with the enormous amounts of calls they have been receiving, which will hopefully bring down wait times. These call centers are available to handle questions about the Affordable Care Act and exactly what Covered California’s roll is in the health insurance market place. They [...]

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LETTER FROM INSURANCE COMMISSIONERS ON WHY THEY DID NOT ATTEND MEETING WITH PRESIDENT

November 20, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Below is the letter written by six state insurance commissioners to their counterparts as to why they would not be attending the meeting with the President to discuss the proposal to reissue cancelled health plans. Message From Insurance Commissioners Published: November 20, 2013 Insurance commissioners from a handful of states, including North Carolina and Kansas, [...]

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WHICH STATES ARE OFFERING CANCELLED HEALTH PLANS?

November 20, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Below is an article that asks some very good questions that are most likely being addressed by the state insurance commissioners. There are many things to consider when offering plans that were to be cancelled and not factored into the new marketplace (both private and state/federal market). Obama’s meeting with insurance regulators is going to [...]

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WILL CALIFORNIA OFFER CANCELLED HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS?

November 20, 2013 No Comments by admin
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Because of President Obama’s proposal to offer insurance plans that were to be cancelled as of Jan. 1 California must now consider whether to offer these cancelled plans or to just move forward with what has already been put in place. California is in a unique position because it is one of the few states [...]

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OBAMA DISCUSSES FIX WITH STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONERS

November 20, 2013 No Comments by admin
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So, President Obama and the state insurance commissioners met today for about 50 min. to discuss his proposal to allow cancelled plans to be offered once again. Several of the state commissioners seemed willing to play ball, though the cancelled plans may not be offered at the same cost as it previously was. Many state [...]

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OBAMA MEETS WEDNESDAY WITH STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONERS

November 19, 2013 No Comments by admin
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President Obama is scheduled to meet with the state insurance commissioners on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of allowing cancelled plans to be offered once again. What this means is that President Obama said that those plans could be available, but there really is no validity behind these words. Each states’ insurance commissioner really has [...]

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WHY OBAMACARE MAY GET REPEALED

November 18, 2013 No Comments by admin
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The following article makes the prediction that Obamacare will be repealed before the 2014 elections. It goes on to give several reasons why it will be repealed and some of them actually sound rather convincing. Obamacare Will Be Repealed Well In Advance Of The 2014 Elections Forbes Steven Hayward, Contributor 11/11/2013 @ 8:00AM Prediction: even [...]

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