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Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

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Businesses Gear Up For Obama Health Care Law

Some employers are cutting spousal benefits and work hours.

08/22/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg in Brooklyn on Aug. 6, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Bloomberg Says City To Seek Bids On Health Insurance

Devoting a speech to economic issues, the mayor outlined a challenge for whoever succeeds him in January and mentioned Detroit’s recent bankruptcy to illustrate what he said were the potential consequences of not trimming government health care and pension costs.

08/06/2013

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Health Care Costs In America Versus The Rest Of The World

While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.

07/20/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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Families & The ACA

Health care has always been a huge priority for the American family, so it comes as no surprise that many are now wondering how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact their […]

06/17/2013

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

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Con Ed Reinstates Health Insurance For Locked-Out Workers; Negotiations To Resume Monday

Consolidated Edison of New York has reinstated health insurance for 8,500 locked-out New York utility workers. Union spokesman John Melia said that the company “bowed to public pressure” in reinstating the health insurance.

07/15/2012

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Obama Hails U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling On Health Care, Calls It ‘A Victory’

Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the court’s ruling shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday to a crowd of about 400 to 500 people inside the marble courtroom.

06/28/2012

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Major Media Outlets Blunder In Reporting Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

Both CNN and Fox News Channel incorrectly reported Thursday that the Affordable Health Care Act’s central provision, requiring virtually all Americans to have health insurance, had been struck down.

06/28/2012

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New Health Care Law May Soon Be Putting Money In Your Pocket

It’s a little known provision of the new national health care law: insurance companies that don’t spend patients’ money wisely have to pay a penalty. They’ll have to refund $1.4 billion to nine million consumers this summer, including many in the Tri-State Area.

03/15/2012

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Dozens Arrested In NY, NJ In Connection With Alleged Insurance Fraud Scheme

The fraud amounted to more than $279 million over the course of several years, in what prosecutors called “largest single no-fault automobile insurance fraud ever charged.”

02/29/2012

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NJ Lawmakers Want Government Discretion Over Health Insurance Rates

State lawmakers in both the Assembly and Senate are proposing legislation that would require health firms gain approval from New Jersey’s Department of Banking and Insurance before raising rates.

10/23/2011

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