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Democratic lawmakers have a new message for the health care industry: bring down patient costs by 2024, or face competition from a government-controlled plan. That’s the gist of a “public option” bill some lawmakers plan to introduce when the session resumes next week. “I think it’s important to bring back the public option this year, …

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – More Americans will sign up for health coverage in the next week than during any other week of the year. Costs of health coverage is lower than ever before, with 8 in 10 healthcare.gov enrollees qualifying for tax credits that can reduce their premiums to as low as zero dollars. Two …

FSAs are basically bank accounts reserved to pay for your out-of-pocket health care costs. Of course, anyone can put aside money to cover health expenses, but what makes an FSA special is that you don’t have to pay taxes on the money you put into it. Get every deduction you deserve. With TurboTax Deluxe, we’ll …

Isabelle McCalla, Caitlin Kinnunen, and The cast of The Prom perform onstage during the 2019 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 9, 2019 in New York City. Theo Wargo | Getty Images Just over a year ago, Caitlin Kinnunen was sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with the biggest Broadway names in Radio City Music Hall, …

One of the best reviews of a state’s return on investment in Medicaid expansion was done by the Kaiser Family Foundation, which reviewed over 1,000 separate studies. They found that in those states that adopted Medicaid expansion, total employment grew 1.3%, more than those states that did not adopt. For example, Colorado experienced 31,074 additional …

For the third year, there is a very short window – Nov. 1 to Dec. 15 – to sign up for health insurance through the federal marketplace; however, 2020 is challenged unlike any other with in-person assistance funding cut by more than 80 percent and advertising extremely limited. Additional efforts to undermine the marketplace – …

Nevada Division of Insurance CARSON CITY — The Nevada Division of Insurance has received and made public rate information from health insurance companies interested in participating in the individual health insurance market for Plan Year 2021 (PY21). Consumers who shop for health insurance in the individual market, can now view new rate information for PY21 …

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) – Vermont health care regulators are mulling over a proposed rate hike which could raise health insurance premiums for the state’s largest carrier. In a year that has thrown the predictability of the heath care system for a loop, it’s the latest effort by the industry to stabilize costs. Blue Cross Blue …

Covid-19 in India has exposed deep fissures in the healthcare system from which horror stories are crawling out. Anyone who has needed medical attention in the last two months will have a horrifying account to tell: from hospitals turning ghostly running on meagre staff, to patients being refused admission, to bills being inflated, there are …

CHICAGO (CBS) — With the economic impacts of the pandemic continuing to ravage communities everywhere, many are finding themselves without a job — and the health insurance that comes with it. But there are resources for Illinoisans who’ve lost their jobs and need new insurance options. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is giving people more …