The Post reports: Insurers are raising the 2017 premiums for a popular and significant group of health plans sold through HealthCare.gov by an average of 25 percent, more than triple the typical increase for this year, according to new government figures. The steep increase in rates serves broadly to confirm what has become evident piecemeal […]
After the Obama administration announced Monday that healthcare premiums were expected to rise by double-digit percentages, MSNBC reporter...
It would never be considered good news for Democrats, but especially not two weeks before voters head to the polls. Premiums for a group of health plans sold through HealthCare.gov … Click to Continue »
After the Barack Obama administration announced Monday that healthcare premiums were expected to rise by double-digit percentages, the panel of MSNBC's Morning Joe noted just how prescient Republican criticisms of the Affordable Care Act really were.
Using the 2017 QHP Landscape PUF file, I was able to build a map of the Silver Gap and Silver Spams regions of that are served by Healthcare.gov Dark red is a small gap and dark green is a large gap. The smallest gap is $.03 while the largest gap is in […]
A scheme in south London pairs healthcare professionals with former service users to provide courses and advice to those with mental health problems The students gathered on a three-hour “five ways to improve your wellbeing” course in south London are about to have a powerful realisation. Show More Summary
Axial Healthcare, Inc., a pain care solutions company has raised $16.5 million in Series B funding led by Oak HC/FT, a venture growth-equity fund investing in healthcare services. 406 Ventures, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, and Sandbox Advantage Fund, also participated in this latest round of financing. The company will utilize the funding to further drive... Read More
(Image: ccPixs.com) I’m not a medical expert. My science career ended in Mr. Maciel’s high school biology class. I remember the basics, we’re all made of cells and whales eat krill, but world governments aren’t calling me to consult when the next outbreak of Ebola occurs. Show More Summary
Remember when Obama toured around the country telling everyone that Obamacare was going to increase competition and lower healthcare premiums? If not, here is an example to help jog your memory (comments taken from Obama remarks delivered at Prince George's Community College on 9/26/13): Now, this is real simple. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - The average premium for benchmark 2017 Obamacare insurance plans sold on Healthcare.gov rose 25 percent compared with 2016, the U.S. government said on Monday, the biggest increase since the insurance first went on sale in 2013 for the following year.
By PAUL KECKLEY “Value” is the most important concept in healthcare today. But it’s problematic. Futurists say our system is transitioning from volume to value. Device and drug manufacturers tout the value of their products. It even found its way into Wednesday night’s Presidential debate when frontrunner Hillary Clinton answered Chris Wallace’s query Medicare’s long-term
The AFFORDABLE Care Act, right? Not so affordable for many. The bragging over the number of people covered is laughable since coverage is mandatory. It’s like bragging about more people wearing seatbelts while standing in front of a “Click It or Ticket” billboard. Show More Summary
Healthcare premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. Continue reading ? The post Obama administration announces double-digit premium hikes for Affordable Care Act appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
This week, the World Federation for Mental Health met in Cairns, Australia to discuss mental healthcare, particularly suicide and self-harm. Approximately one million people a year lose their lives to suicide, according to the World Health Organization. Show More Summary
Time to shop for (but not buy) Obamacare plans, t's more important than ever for 2017.
A September 16 2016 Bloomberg report once again provides the bad news for the US healthcare system, ranking it among the least efficient healthcare systems -50 of 55 countries surveyed in 2014. Despite the plethora of new regulations, payment models, technology mandates … Read more ›
Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Obama's healthcare law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That will stoke another Obamacare controversy days before a presidential election. Before taxpayer-provided subsidies, premiums...
The war over how much private care to let into the system rages on.
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As National Cyber Security Awareness Month comes to a close, security software provider Safetica wants to remind healthcare professionals of the growing risks they face when handling a patient’s personal and financial records. Whether...Show More Summary