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Some NY Health Exchange Insurers Seek Sharp Hikes

Some insurance companies participating in New York’s health care exchange want to jack up rates, raising new fears about the cost of medical insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.


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Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Agrees To Reimburse Customers After Probe Into Sign-Up, Billing Problems

Thousands of New Yorkers who had faced problems enrolling for plans through the state’s health care exchange and other issues will receive three weeks of free coverage, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday.


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New York State Regulators Fine Bank For Iranian Money Laundering

The bank was accused of helping the Iranian government launder more than $250 billion by hiding the identities of Iranian clients. The deals were prohibited due to sanctions.