Monthly Archives: November 2014

Feds Say It Again: Don’t Pay or Reimburse Employee’s Individual Premiums

via Lockton In three new frequently asked question (FAQs), the agencies responsible for implementing the health reform law continued their efforts to stamp out reimbursement of employees’ individual health insurance premiums. They also condemned paying incentives for individuals with high claims costs to … Continue reading

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It’s Easier to Measure the Cost of Health Care than Its Value

via Harvard Business Review How can there be no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola, a disease with a very high death rate that has caused a global public health emergency? The answer is painful but clear: The profit potential … Continue reading

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Congress & ObamaCare: What to Expect Next

via Fox News The resounding rejection of President Obama and his administration’s policies seems like the obvious interpretation of the midterm election. And polling indicates that ObamaCare ranked near the top of the issues serving as the object of that … Continue reading

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What the 2014 Election Results Really Mean for Health Care

via Brookings There have already been numerous descriptions for last night’s election results- everything from “worst news ever for democrats” to “greatest opportunity for the GOP to gain control of Washington.” When it comes to health care, there are mainly … Continue reading

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Latinos Lag Under Health Law

via Wall Street Journal One quarter of Hispanics in the U.S. lack health insurance, the highest rate for any racial or ethnic group, according to census data. Reducing that number will be one of the Obama administration’s biggest challenges when … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to Hear Case on Health-Care Law Subsidies

via The Wall Street Journal The Supreme Court said it would review a centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act, agreeing to decide whether the Obama administration is improperly providing tax credits to consumers who purchase insurance through federal exchanges serving … Continue reading

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