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Archive for February, 2011

 

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February 28th, 2011

In January, U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson ruled states that the federal health reform law was unconstitutional. In Last December, U.S. District Judge also made a similar decision. Unfortunately, Gov. Nathan Deal appears ready to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, stating, “We’ll be required to move forward until such time relief is granted [...]

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Health law hurts Insurance Brokers.

February 28th, 2011

Health Law hurts Davis and other health insurance brokers in Maryland and D.C. are joining a nationwide effort to protect their business model, which they say is threatened by a linchpin of the federal health care law now being implemented. A large coalition in Annapolis is fighting a proposal to create Maryland’s state-run health insurance [...]

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Health care coverage is essential

February 17th, 2011

Health care law is going to be refused by Gov. Sean Parnell’s office because a federal district court judge in Florida has ruled it unconstitutional. There have been four conflicting court rulings on whether the health insurance mandate is constitutional and the issue, which has yet to reach the appeals court level, appears headed to [...]

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Legislative Efforts are needed by Florida’s Children

February 17th, 2011

Florida’s Children First, is gearing up to fight controversial legislation that would limit the liability and accountability of private entities that provide services to vulnerable children .  The organization’s first target is House Bill 615/Senate Bill 966 which aims to impose liability limits on health care providers that contract with the state and whose client [...]

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Health insurers started changing markets

February 15th, 2011

Those in Florida have a good chance of their health insurance coming from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, which controls 40 percent of the state’s market. And in Orlando, your health insurance likely comes from United Healthcare, which has 45 percent of the market. That kind of market domination is widespread in the [...]

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Health care law rolls out

February 15th, 2011

The requirement that children under 19 be granted insurance regardless of preexisting conditions has caused Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and many other insurers to stop offering child-only coverage. A key difference between the two provisions is that employers generally insist on a limited open enrollment period during which workers must sign up [...]

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LIfe Insurance Aim

February 7th, 2011

Suncorp Life chief executive Geoff Summerhayes says the business has strengthened and grown its occurrence in the independent financial adviser (IFA) market through its Asteron brand. At the same time, the Brisbane-based company began structuring a straight distribution business by donating life insurance product through the Suncorp, GIO and APIA general insurance brands. Suncorp-Metway Ltd [...]

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Overall Wellness Throughout The Place Of Work

February 2nd, 2011

The Obama administration is appealing the decision and plans to continue implementing the law. The measure aims to expand healthcare insurance to roughly 30 million Americans and imposes new industry rules and taxes. Here are some of the law’s major provisions and when they were implemented or are set to take effect: 2010 Several consumer [...]

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Health Insurance Plans in Florida

February 2nd, 2011

Health-care companies said they were pressing forward with plans to implement the federal health-overhaul law, despite a new legal ruling that declared it to be unconstitutional. The decision in a Florida federal court on Monday went further than an earlier Virginia ruling that voided the requirement that individuals purchase coverage. That deepens the confusion for [...]

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