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3 Signs You May Need A Second Opinion About Benefits

It’s often a good idea to get a second opinion before making a big decision. Because of the dramatic changes influenced by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other factors, the employee benefits strategy you have utilized until now may be unavailable, inadequate, or dramatically more expensive in 2015.  233 more words

Health Care

Healthy Michigan Plan enrollment surpasses 400,000

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) today announced that the Healthy Michigan Plan has reached more than 400,000 enrollees.

Gov. Rick Snyder and the state of Michigan launched enrollment on April 1 to extend health care benefits to a half-million low-income residents. 352 more words

Local News

Insurers Using Generic Drugs To Shift Costs To Sick?

A New Way Insurers are Shifting Costs to the Sick, by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica (This story was co-published with The New York Times’ The Upshot. 248 more words

Health Law

The Agonizing Road to Health Benefits

First, I’m putting it out there that I  recently turned 65. Bad enough that two-thirds of this planet reclassified me as a “senior citizen” on that momentous day in August. 661 more words


Seattle Stymied In Efforts To Raise Minimum Wage

SEATTLE (AP) — Business and labor interests have not been able to reach an agreement on raising Seattle’s minimum wage, Mayor Ed Murray said Thursday. 259 more words