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Surprise! You have no health coverage - 9NEWS.com

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Surprise! You have no health coverage
9NEWS.com
The letter from Kaiser Permanente informed the 44-year-old software manager his health insurance plan was terminated on Dec. 31, 2014, despite a notice in 2014 that his coverage would automatically renew in 2015. "I hadn't been covered for the better ...


How health insurance affects tax filings - Fond du Lac Reporter

Fond du Lac Reporter

How health insurance affects tax filings
Fond du Lac Reporter
In light of new health care coverage requirements, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is offering some tips to help people file their taxes. This tax season is the first time individuals and families will be asked to provide some basic ...
LEGISLATURE: Bills would create Texas' own health benefit exchangeYour Houston News

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Metro Health to sell 80 percent interest to Tennessee health care giant - MLive.com

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Metro Health to sell 80 percent interest to Tennessee health care giant
MLive.com
The purchase is subject to approval by Michigan Office of the Attorney General and a certificate of need review by the Michigan Department of Community Health. The state regulatory review process could take several months, Metro Health officials said.
Tennessee company agrees to buy stake in Metro HealthWOODTV.com
Community Health eyes Mich. hospital system acquisitionThe Tennessean
Metro Health to sell 80 percent stake to Tennessee health companyFox17
WZZM -Nashville Business Journal (blog)
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Normcore Is Over, Health Goths Just Hit the Mainstream - New York Observer

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Normcore Is Over, Health Goths Just Hit the Mainstream
New York Observer
What exactly is a health goth? Initially created for those with a love of fitness and goth street fashion, it has evolved into something much bigger, a culture of sorts, with websites, blogs, Facebook pages, stores, and brands dedicated to keeping up a ...


Digital health startups rise while publicly traded companies lag - SFGate

SFGate

Digital health startups rise while publicly traded companies lag
SFGate
Last year was a gold rush for digital health startups, which raised a record $4 billion in venture capital. But for digital health stocks, 2014 was less than stellar. About 20 public digital health companies had returns below the S&P 500. And five ...

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Added Protections for Consumer Information on Health Website - ABC News

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Added Protections for Consumer Information on Health Website
ABC News
The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. The Associated Press reported last week that details ...
Obama administration scales back release of consumer data from health ...Minneapolis Star Tribune

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CoOportunity Health to be liquidated - DesMoinesRegister.com

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CoOportunity Health to be liquidated
DesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa is pulling the plug on an experiment to have a consumer-owned cooperative sell health insurance. The state's insurance commissioner announced Friday that he would seek liquidation of CoOportunity Health, a carrier formed with $146 million in ...
Iowa-based health insurance company may be liquidatedKCCI Des Moines
Iowa insurance division moves ahead on CoOportunity Health liquidationKCRG
State Regulator to Shut Down Insurer CoOportunity HealthWall Street Journal
Lincoln Journal Star
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LA County health director outlined planned department merger in memo - Los Angeles Times

LA County health director outlined planned department merger in memo
Los Angeles Times
According to the memo, the public health and mental health departments "would remain as distinct individual operations with separate financial structures, just as each of the hospitals within the current DHS operates as its own division with its own ...


Bill Clinton urges community health in Palm Springs - The Desert Sun

The Desert Sun

Bill Clinton urges community health in Palm Springs
The Desert Sun
Community-driven health care reform is becoming increasingly important, and real wellness transformation – the kind the Clinton Health Matters Initiative hopes for – won't be achieved without it, Pres. Bill Clinton told a crowded room of more than 100 ...
Clinton calls for 'grass roots' approach to health careKESQ

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Questions and answers on Health Department disease plan - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Questions and answers on Health Department disease plan
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The South Dakota Department of Health is the process of reworking a legislative proposal that would more easily allow the state to react to the outbreak of deadly diseases, following concerns from some lawmakers about the potential for government ...

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