‘Insane’ tripling of health insurance premiums confronts bus drivers in union labor dispute – MLive.com


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'Insane' tripling of health insurance premiums confronts bus drivers in union labor dispute
MLive.com
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Bus drivers embroiled in an ongoing labor dispute over their retirement plan may get hit with health insurance hikes of up to 329 percent if they don't come to terms on a new contract with The Rapid by this fall. The cost of Blue ...

Health insurance in NC affordable? Sure. Available? That’s a different question – Winston-Salem Journal


Winston-Salem Journal

Health insurance in NC affordable? Sure. Available? That's a different question
Winston-Salem Journal
Most North Carolinians buying insurance for 2017 through the federal health exchange will be able to get it for less than $75 a month with the government subsidy, federal officials said Wednesday. However, there currently is no guarantee that private ...

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Vietnamese woman paid friend to cut off her foot and arm to claim health insurance – Daily Mail


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Vietnamese woman paid friend to cut off her foot and arm to claim health insurance
Daily Mail
A woman in Vietnam persuaded a friend to cut off her hand and foot so she could pretend to have been hit by a train in an elaborate insurance scam. In May, the 30-year-old woman, identified only as Ly Thi N, was found near a railway level crossing in ...
Woman Hires Someone to Cut Off Her Hand and Foot So She Can Claim Health Insuranceodditycentral (blog)
Woman paid friend to cut off her limbs to claim health insuranceGulf Digital News
Women hired man to cut off hand, foot in insurance scam: Hanoi policeThanh Nien Daily

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Health insurance startup Oscar pulls out of two ACA-based markets – MobiHealthNews


Health insurance startup Oscar pulls out of two ACA-based markets
MobiHealthNews
Private health insurance company Oscar, which caught on quickly with individuals due to its tech-savvy image and simplified online offerings, has pulled out of two markets. As of this week, the firm will no longer offer individual market plans through ...

Simplify, standardize health insurance plans, advise behavioral economists – Science Daily


Simplify, standardize health insurance plans, advise behavioral economists
Science Daily
This prior study, a collaboration with a health insurance company, informed the company's development of a simplified insurance plan that eliminated the two least-understood cost-sharing features -- deductible and co-insurance. The fact that the ...

Obama Administration Seeks to Ease Concerns Over Health-Insurance Spikes – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Obama Administration Seeks to Ease Concerns Over Health-Insurance Spikes
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The Obama administration is racing to persuade people who buy insurance on their own that financial help from the government can soften the blow of increased health premiums. Some insurance regulators have begun announcing their ...
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A thriving ¥1 trillion Chinese market? Private health insurance tipped to flourish as middle class grows – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

A thriving ¥1 trillion Chinese market? Private health insurance tipped to flourish as middle class grows
South China Morning Post
She admitted him to a public hospital and after enduring crowded group wards and a visiting schedule that only let her see him twice a week, she decided to buy private health insurance. She pays 16,000 yuan (HK$18,670) a year but the policy gives her ...
Private health insurance in China forecast to surge fivefoldIntelligent Insurer (subscription)
Private Health Insurance in China Will Surge Fivefold to RMB 1.1 ...Marketwired (press release)

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Even the startup trying to disrupt health insurance can’t figure out Obamacare – Business Insider


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Even the startup trying to disrupt health insurance can't figure out Obamacare
Business Insider
The company has set out to revolutionize the way that people get their health insurance by simplifying the offerings and making them easily accessible in its online platform. All the of the plans it offers are through the individual market, though it ...
ObamaCare is the last chance for private health insuranceThe Hill (blog)
Democrats Celebrate as Aetna Health Insurance Withdraws From Obamacare StatesSanta monica Observed
Providing Health Care Is A Moral ObligationWall Street Journal
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