Health Insurance

Short-term health insurance is a Band-Aid that helps consumers while Congress does nothing

Short-term insurance plans are a tradeoff because of what they don't cover. But they are far better than nothing for consumers crushed by Obamacare costs.<p>It’s back to the future in the private health insurance market.<p>I applaud the Trump administration’s new rule to allow short-term health insurance …

News (U.S.)

Private health insurance continues to shrink

Despite the federal government providing both carrots and sticks to force people into private health insurance, the percentage of Australians doing …

Physiology

Health insurance startup Oscar reports first half profit

Oscar, the health insurance startup that just raised $375 million in new funding from Google parent Alphabet, on Wednesday disclosed that it …

News (U.S.)

Alphabet invests $375 million in health insurance start-up Oscar

Alphabet Inc. is putting $375 million into health insurance start-up Oscar Health, the latest healthcare investment from Google’s parent company.<p>Oscar — which has been selling health plans under the Affordable Care Act since 2013 — plans to use the funds to help fuel its entrance into the lucrative …

Business

Alphabet to Invest $375 Million Into Health Insurance Startup Oscar

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State OKs contract to move off federal health insurance exchange platform

Nevada is looking to save more than $18 million by transitioning the state’s health insurance exchange from healthcare.gov to its own platform under …

Health Care

Anthem to offer health insurance in 42 more Virginia markets

A health insurance carrier is re-entering the markets of 42 Virginia localities next year.<p>The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports roughly 70 percent of …

News (U.S.)

The Complete Guide to Getting Health Insurance in the Netherlands

Moving to the Netherlands? You’re going to need Health Insurance<p>Welcome! I figured you’re here because you want to get your head around how health …

Health Care

CHIP Insurance: The Children's Health Insurance Program

Finding low-cost health insurance for children is a priority for anyone with children. There are many options to look into which we will cover in …

Health Care

Sen. Roy Blunt: Short-term health insurance will benefit millions of Americans

When ObamaCare was signed into law, Americans were promised access to health insurance plans they liked and could afford. Instead, 28 million Americans have been left uninsured – priced out of the individual market, where premiums have more than doubled over the past five years.<p>In my home state of …

Health Care

NIB lifts profit forecast thanks to 'benign' claims environment

Private health insurance fund NIB has lifted its earnings guidance thanks to a "benign" claims environment and growth in its membership, especially …

Profit

Letter: A way to eliminate harmful private health insurance

Way to eliminate harmful<br>private health insurance<p>Re: “Health care sector can be lucrative but at a cost” (Page C7, Aug. 6):<p>Thanks, Steve Butler, for …

Health Care

Late Paying Your COBRA Health Insurance Premium? What Now?

If you’re using COBRA health insurance, chances are you’ve gotten a divorce, lost (or left) your job, aged off a parent's health plan, or your spouse …

Health Care

Options for People With No Health Insurance

Living without health insurance leaves individuals and families at risk for health and financial difficulties. High insurance premiums and loss of …

Health Care

Maybank launches savings account with health insurance benefits

PT Bank Maybank Indonesia on Wednesday launched MySaveR, a savings account with health insurance benefits, in partnership with PT Allianz Life …

Retirement

Digital Startups Helping Africans Find Affordable Health Insurance

Health insurance is not a common feature in the lives of many Africans, but a handful of digital startups are attempting to change that reality.<p>From …

Digital Health

FWD Life launches affordable health insurance for informal workers

Joint venture insurance firm PT FWD Life Indonesia has launched sharia-based health insurance that targets informal workers that earn an irregular …

Physiology

On the Menu: Employer-Sponsored Coverage or Medicare for All Health Insurance

Following last year’s failed efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), supporters for “Medicare for all” or a government health …

Health Care

Employers’ Health Insurance Costs Up, but Profits Offset Hit

Advocates for a single-payer health system may need to wait a few more years until they get support from corporate America as health insurance costs …

Health Care

Health insurance discounts will benefit only the young rich: Consumer groups

The proposed private health insurance discounts for young people will benefit only rich young people and entrench a two-tiered system, healthcare …

Health Care

People Between Jobs Will Soon Find The Health Insurance Market Less Costly, Thanks To Trump Administration Deregulation

9:40 PM 08/07/2018<p>People between jobs and who need gap health insurance coverage will find an increasingly consumer-friendly market for short-term …

Health Care

Trouble Recruiting and Keeping Talent? Your Skimpy Health Insurance Is a Likely Cause

Millennials, just like their parents and grandparents before them, want good health insurance, help saving for retirement and vacation time.<p>Image …

Health Care

Texas ranks dead last in percentage of adults with health insurance

Texas has the fewest insured adults in the nation, according to a new report from WalletHub.com.<p>Of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Texas …

Health Care

Government urged to dump 'flawed' health insurance discount plan for young people

Choice will present its case at a Senate committee hearing on the government's Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill on Tuesday in …

Health Care

Lessons From the Canadian Experience With Single-Payer Health Insurance

This Special Communication explores the strengths, challenges, and lessons learned following the introduction of the Canadian single-payer health …

Health Care

3 Stocks That Soared 20% or More This Week -- Which Are Still Buys?

Can the sizzling momentum continue for these hot stocks?<p>We might be in the so-called dog days of summer, but that doesn't necessarily apply to …

Investing

Find Out What Insurance You Qualify for with the Affordable Care Act

How Do I Find Out What Insurance I Qualify for Under the Affordable Care Act?<p>Updated January 29, 2017<p>With the Affordable Care Act going into place in …

Health Care

Health insurance rates in NY to jump an average 8.6%, far lower than the 24% insurers had sought

ALBANY — Health insurance sold on New York’s Affordable Care Act exchanges will jump in price an average 8.6% in 2019, state officials said …

Health Care

Watch The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Katie Hannigan Gets Creative With Health Insurance

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The Top 5 Health Insurance Shopping Secrets

It’s no secret that health insurance is expensive. Not only is it costly, but it’s complicated and confusing. It’s understandable to be frustrated …

Health Care