Affordable Health Care

Resolve To Be Healthier by Signing Up for Obamacare - Says VP Biden

Resolve To Be Healthier by Signing Up for Obamacare - Says VP Biden
Resolve To Be Healthier By Signing Up For Obamacare, Says VP Joseph Biden
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No Rise in Premiums, Equal Access for Women: Oh, the Horrors of Obamacare!

No Rise in Premiums, Equal Access for Women: Oh, the Horrors of Obamacare!
A "real job creator" calls into Sam Seder's show and shares her story about the horrors associated with Obamacare: No rise in premiums, less discrimination for women seeking insurance, and a simpler process for her 15-20 employees. Oh, the horror!
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Montana Sets Up Single Payer, Saves State $1.5 Million

Montana Sets Up Single Payer, Saves State $1.5 Million
Last year, Montana governor Brian Schweitzer went around the state legislature and established the nation’s first free publicly run medical clinic for state employees and retirees. There are no co-pays or deductibles. Physicians are paid hourly, so there’s no financial incentive for them to give patients costly treatments. Participants can still use their private insurance, so the clinics are really a form of public option.
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Nearly 10 Million People to Remain Uninsured Without Medicaid Expansion at State Level

Nearly 10 Million People to Remain Uninsured Without Medicaid Expansion at State Level
Nearly two-thirds of uninsured low-income people who would qualify for subsidized coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law may be out of luck next year because their states have not expanded Medicaid.
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Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
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Proposed Anthem Blue Cross Rate Hike Could Mean Future Refund Checks for Consumers

Anthem Blue Cross could owe big refund checks to 730,000 Californians if its proposed rate hikes of up to 25 percent are deemed excessive thanks to an initiative voters will consider on the 2014 ballot.
The ballot measure requires health insurance companies to get approval before raising rates and allows that refunds be ordered on rates that are considered excessive after November 6, 2012. When voters approve the measure, the insurance commissioner will have the power to retroactively order refunds for excessive rates.
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B: Health Insurance Industry Moves to Block Information to Consumers

Just when consumers are finally getting a look at how health insurance companies conduct their business, the industry is racing to shut and lock the door.
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