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ACA Mandate Penalty Eliminated

The ACA has required people to have what the government has classified as minimum essential coverage, or else pay a penalty which now amounts to 2.5% of modified adjusted gross income over the income tax filing threshold. 83 more words

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Too many trees and nobody sees the forest ... health Care in America

Read this bureaucratic dribble. Network adequacy? Money down the drain and confusion for patient and provider continues unabated. 😡

Eliminate the blasted networks. Why do we need them? 326 more words

Healthcare

Generalities, misleading “facts” and the case for moving elsewhere

I love reading these points of view, but they are both sad and scary and a bit pathetic as well. Yup, America is a pretty horrible place to live and only Old Bernie can fix it. 357 more words

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A new health insurance mandate

Several states are actively considering their own mandate for citizens to carry health insurance given the federal repeal. (Mary­land law­mak­ers are pur­su­ing a plan to re­place the ACA mandate, which re­quires most peo­ple to pay a penalty if they don’t have cov­er­age. 111 more words

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United States of Care: Bipartisan Leaders Launch New Health Care Reform Organization

Over 50 bipartisan health care leaders, including many former elected and appointed federal and state officials, have launched a new non-profit organization called the United States of Care… 166 more words

Health Care Reform

HEALTH EQUITY, IS IT REALLY ACHIEVABLE?

As a student in medical school I have a host of memories that I believe would still remain vivid in my mind for ages. One such image is my experience as a 4th year medical student observing an amputation. 738 more words

Top 10 Questions re: Management Carve Outs in Group Health Plans

            Employers value flexibility in designing their group health benefits so as best to attract and retain qualified personnel. One issue that remains perpetually murky, in this regard, is the legality of management carve-outs, whereby an employer offers certain group health insurance options or classes of coverage only to management or other highly paid groups.   852 more words

Health Care Reform