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Judith Mayer Lynn, uninsured and battling breast cancer, should be a fan of the Affordable Care Act. Instead, she barely knows about it.
A broker-friendly bill to combat the financial impact of the medical loss ratio requirements contained in the Affordable Care Act was filed in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday.
Less than five months before the Affordable Care Act fully kicks in, hospitals are improving care and saving millions of dollars with one of the least touted but potentially most effective provisions of the law.
The three-legged stool of social security, pension and personal savings is going to be a thing of the past for most of todays workforce.
President Barack Obamas use of federal loans to bankroll untested businesses is sparking controversy again, this time over a $6 billion program to create nonprofit competitors to commercial health insurers.
A new study confirms that a majority of large and mid-size U.S. employers are planning to change provider payment models to become more cost effective.
The Kaiser analysis, penned by Cynthia Cox, Gary Claxton and Larry Levitt, says that if MLR had not been in effect, premiums for individual health insurance would have been $1.9 billion higher in 2012.
Anne Filipic, who helped Barack Obama secure a turning-point victory in the 2008 Iowa caucuses, plans to send thousands of volunteers door-to-door this year on a new campaign: to help the president sell the Affordable Care Act to the nations 50 million uninsured.
U.S. Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said she talked with health care companies she regulates, including Johnson & Johnson, about helping a nonprofit group publicize the Affordable Care Act.
When choosing an employer, about 87% of prospective employees favor a company that has a wellness program in place, finds Virgin HealthMiles. But with the return on investment of such programs in question, will they continue to gain favor with employers as well?
UnitedHealth Group Inc. will offer coverage in just a dozen of the Affordable Care Acts new insurance exchanges, in the latest sign big insurers see little gain from quickly plunging into the new markets.
Prudential Financial Inc. and MetLife Inc. are moving onto Aflac Inc.s turf selling protection against diseases and accidents as the largest insurers seek to add business tied to the Affordable Care Act and win valuations like their smaller rival.
There are many things in life that are out of our control. We can complain, muse, become paralyzed - or we can choose to find and capitalize on the opportunity. What comes to mind is the Affordable Care Act and the concern, worry and anxiety that it has created for many.
The political climate has become so volatile in Washington that working with Congress is becoming an ever-more difficult task, said the head of the National Association of Health Underwriters at a recent conference.
Employee benefits lawyers analyze the new health care reform rules, including the five requirements all wellness programs must have.