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What Happens When Health Plans Compete - New York Times

What Happens When Health Plans Compete
New York Times
As a candidate in 2008, President Obama promised that health reform would reduce family premiums by up to $2,500, equivalent today to about a 15 percent reduction from the 2013 level. Though Mr. Obama might have been including the effects of premium ...


Health Care and the $20000 Bruise - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Health Care and the $20000 Bruise
Wall Street Journal
As a doctor and a lawyer, I like to think I'm pretty good at navigating the health-care system. So when my wife and I found a large swollen bruise on our 3-year-old son's head more than a week after he had fallen off his scooter, I was confident we ...


With Health-Law Marketplaces Reopening, Insurers Brace for Round Two - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

With Health-Law Marketplaces Reopening, Insurers Brace for Round Two
Wall Street Journal
This fall, health insurers are fastening their seat belts—and hoping the ride will be a bit less bumpy than last year's. On Nov. 15, the health-law marketplaces will reopen for business, selling coverage to millions of Americans. Last October's debut ...
Bracing for New Challenges in Year 2 of Health Care LawNew York Times

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High Health Plan Deductibles Weigh Down More Employees - New York Times

New York Times

High Health Plan Deductibles Weigh Down More Employees
New York Times
Ms. Maina, an associate in a health and human services consulting agency, said her employer added the high-deductible plan earlier this year; though her monthly premiums are only $34, these plans require employees to pay for a greater share of their ...
More Big Firms Shifting To High-Deductible Health PlansKaiser Health News

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Spending on health care rises in Mass. - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Spending on health care rises in Mass.
Boston Globe
Spending at Massachusetts' biggest health insurer and health care provider helped drive overall health care spending well above inflation last year, as the state's efforts to control rising costs met mixed success, according to a report to be released ...
A First-Year Victory In The Mass. Fight To Control Health CostsWBUR
Mass. health care costs skyrocketed in 2013Lowell Sun
Gov: Health stats a 'mixed story'Boston Herald
Boston.com -wwlp.com
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8 facts that explain what's wrong with American health care - Vox

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8 facts that explain what's wrong with American health care
Vox
If the health-care system were to break off from the United States and become its own economy, it would be the fifth-largest in the world. "It would be bigger than the United Kingdom or France and only behind the United States, China, Japan and Germany ...
States To Help Pay Obamacare Tax On InsurersKaiser Health News
Health exchanges not working for rural populationThe Tennessean
Editorial: Live in poverty? Need health care? Don't come to Missouri.STLtoday.com
Fond du Lac Reporter -The CT Mirror -Huffington Post
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Rubio's health care project comes up empty in Florida - MSNBC

MSNBC

Rubio's health care project comes up empty in Florida
MSNBC
Indeed, Florida Health Choices is not an exchange marketplace, where private insurers compete for consumers' business. It's not. In fact, it doesn't sell actual health insurance at all. Rather, Florida spent $900,000 on an online project that lists ...


Problems Abound With Health Law Immigration Papers - ABC News

Problems Abound With Health Law Immigration Papers
ABC News
More than 200,000 immigrants who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could lose their coverage this month if they don't submit proof this week they are legally in the country, but language barriers and computer ...

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County seeks health info for survey - Livingston Daily

Livingston Daily

County seeks health info for survey
Livingston Daily
Starting this week and going through December, the county has hired Michigan State University to conduct a phone survey of 800 residents for a community health assessment. Chelsea Moxlow, county health educator, said getting responses is “vital” for ...


Global health officials warn that window for bringing Ebola under control is ... - Washington Post

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Global health officials warn that window for bringing Ebola under control is ...
Washington Post
Leading international health officials said Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is accelerating and the window for getting it under control is closing. “Six months into the worst Ebola epidemic in history, the world is losing the battle to ...
Letter: Why we need the World Health OrganizationThe Star-Ledger
Ebola spiraling out of control, health officials sayThe Seattle Times
Officials rip world response to Ebola crisisWJXT Jacksonville
Fox News -WEAR -The Weekly Standard (blog)
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