federal group health insurance Articles
Group: People could afford health care if they knew where to look (BizJournals)
Many of California''s estimated 6.5 million uninsured residents go without health coverage because they don''t realize they''re eligible for free or reduced-price coverage. But nearly 80 percent actually are eligible, according to the Foundation for Health Coverage Education, a San Jose-based nonprofit started by Philip Lebherz.
Aetna Announces Support for Individual Health Insurance Requirement (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
Aetna today announced support for an individual health insurance requirement, whereby states or the federal government would require individuals to obtain basic health insurance coverage.
CareFirst to Defend Public Health Spending at D.C. Hearing (Washington Post)
The District insurance commissioner ventures today into the contentious issue of whether the region''s largest health insurer is legally bound to commit more of its money, potentially tens of millions of dollars, to public health needs.
PacifiCare Health Systems Announces Completion of Acquisition of Pacific Life''s Group Health Insurance Operations (RedNova)
CYPRESS, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PacifiCare Health Systems Inc. announced that it has received all clearances necessary to complete its previously disclosed acquisition of Pacific Life''s group health insurance operations on Wednesday, April 27.
Lawmakers to Seek Tax Break on Health Premiums for Federal Retirees (Washington Post)
Legislation that would permit federal and military retirees to pay their health insurance premiums with pretax dollars will be introduced in Congress today.
Group holding concert to raise money for free medical clinic (Macon Telegraph)
DUBLIN - A group of volunteers is working to open a free medical clinic in Laurens County that will serve working people who lack health insurance. Only problem is, the group needs $150,000 to make it happen.
AIG to restate, cut net worth $2.7 bln (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
American International Group Inc. said on Sunday it will restate more than four years of financial reports, slashing $2.7 billion from its net worth, because of accounting errors that misled investors about its fiscal health.
Medical costs prove a burden even for some with insurance (USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News)
Think your health insurance has you covered? Think again. Even insured workers can find themselves on the hook for thousands of dollars, often at a time when illness has decreased their income.
Convicted broker sues practice for breach of contract (Berkshire Eagle)
PITTSFIELD -- A former Williamstown insurance broker awaiting sentencing on federal fraud charges has filed a suit accusing a local medical practice of trumping up separate forgery allegations in an attempt to wriggle out of a contract.
Study: More Texans lacking health insurance (Houston Chronicle)
Texas'' distinction as the most extreme example of the nation''s health insurance crisis was reinforced Wednesday in a new report suggesting the number of uninsured Texans is even greater than previously thought.