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US to End Coverage Under Health Care Law for Tens of Thousands - New York Times

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US to End Coverage Under Health Care Law for Tens of Thousands
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said on Monday that it planned to terminate health insurance for 115,000 people on Oct. 1 because they had failed to prove that they were United States citizens or legal immigrants eligible for coverage under the ...
115000 immigrants to lose health coverage by Sept. 30 because of lack of ...Washington Post
Thousands risk losing aid for health care premiumsPBS NewsHour
Some consumers risk losing health law tax creditsThe State
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Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Falls, Survey Shows - New York Times

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Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Falls, Survey Shows
New York Times
Federal researchers reported on Tuesday that the number of Americans without health insurance had declined substantially in the first quarter of this year, the first federal measure of the number of uninsured Americans since the Affordable Care Act ...
Survey sees drop in those without health insurance, especially among young ...Newsday

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Limiting Choice to Control Health Spending: A Caution - New York Times

New York Times

Limiting Choice to Control Health Spending: A Caution
New York Times
Insurers selling plans in the exchanges are offering fewer choices of doctors and hospitals. According to a 2013 survey by Mercer of employers who sponsor work-based health plans, over one-quarter of employers with more than 20,000 employees and 15 ...
Employer Health Costs Rise at Moderate Clip, But Workers' Share Increasing ...Bloomberg BNA
Employer-Sponsored Health Benefit Costs Predicted To Rise 3.9% In 2015Insurance News Net

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Boston-Based Partners In Health Leaps Into Ebola Crisis - WBUR

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Boston-Based Partners In Health Leaps Into Ebola Crisis
WBUR
BOSTON — An advance team from Boston-based Partners In Health heads for Ebola-stricken Liberia Monday. Four doctors, including co-founder Paul Farmer, and two operations staff will lay the groundwork for an ambitious two- to three-year project that ...
The Path Forward on Ebola and Other Public Health EmergenciesForbes
Partners in Health staff to join African Ebola fightBoston Globe
Why are western health workers with Ebola flown out, but locals left to die?The Guardian
Humanosphere -Jerusalem Post -Business Insider
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Tens of Thousands Likely to Lose Health Insurance at End of September - Wall Street Journal

Tens of Thousands Likely to Lose Health Insurance at End of September
Wall Street Journal
The news that more than a third of that group hadn't responded ahead of the deadline could inflame key supporters of the health law who had raced to get the word out among immigrant communities and believed the government was moving too quickly to cut ...


Growing Burden of Employer-Provider Health Care Has Accelerated Under ... - Forbes

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Growing Burden of Employer-Provider Health Care Has Accelerated Under ...
Forbes
There's been a fierce debate over whether Obamacare has increased health insurance premiums. Progressives have argued Obamacare is working due to modest projected premium increases on the Exchanges for 2015. Conservatives have retorted that ...
Study: Pre-Obamacare Health Insurance Was Better Quality Than Exchange PlansDaily Caller
Immigration status could cost 115000 health coverageWSB Radio (blog)
Thousands of consumers in danger of losing 'Obamacare' health insurance or ...Voices

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Health Law Has Caveat on Renewal of Coverage - New York Times

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Health Law Has Caveat on Renewal of Coverage
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Millions of consumers will soon receive notices from health insurance companies stating that their coverage is being automatically renewed for 2015, along with the financial assistance they received this year from the federal government.
Hurdles loom for health law in second sign-up seasonClarksville Leaf Chronicle

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App Developers Seek Clearer Health Data Privacy Guidelines - Re/code

Times of India

App Developers Seek Clearer Health Data Privacy Guidelines
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Developers of apps for mobile devices are asking a U.S. agency to clarify its rules for protecting patient health information to reflect the fast-evolving technology. On Monday, a consortium of startups including CareSync, AirStrip and AngelMD, sent a ...
App Developers Seek Clearer U.S. Health Data Privacy GuidelinesBusiness Insider
App developers seek clarity from US govt on health dataTimes of India

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For Inspiration in Creating College Ratings, Look to Health Care - New York Times

New York Times

For Inspiration in Creating College Ratings, Look to Health Care
New York Times
The markets for health care and college share many peculiarities, all of which tend to make consumers inattentive to price and uninformed about quality. Economists have contributed key insights to our understanding of how consumers and producers make ...


Health care is often the biggest expense in retirement — and the hardest to ... - Washington Post

CNBC

Health care is often the biggest expense in retirement — and the hardest to ...
Washington Post
As the youngest of the baby boomers celebrate their 50th birthdays this year, many will put renewed attention on what will likely be the biggest expense in retirement: their health. Still the responsibility of caring for retirees — as well as the cost ...
How to save on health care when planning retirementCNBC
Employers should consider boomer generation when forming retirement health ...Employee Benefit News
Health Care Cost Greatest Concern for Older AmericansReverse Mortgage Daily

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