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4,124 Missourians Picked Insurance Exchange Plans

U.S. Department of Health and Senior Services said the insurance exchange had more than 31,000 applications from Missouri through Nov. 30. The applications sought coverage for nearly 63,000 people.

12/11/2013

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Feds: More Than 7K Illinoisans Select Health Plans

Enrollment figures released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showed the pace picking up in the state and nationally.

12/11/2013

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Blue Cross: Illinois Customers Can Keep Health Plans

Officials at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois will allow customers to keep existing health plans that were being canceled because they fall short of requirements in the nation’s health care law.

12/03/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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Enforcing The Health Law Mandate: What The IRS Can & Can’t Do

According to one tax expert, the IRS cannot attach a lien to personal assets for not having health insurance.

11/13/2013

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5 Ways To Buy Health Insurance Without A Government Exchange

If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.

11/08/2013

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013