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New FAQ’s on Birth Control Coverage

This week the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help insurance companies better understand the scope of coverage that is required (including contraceptive care) under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

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Posted in Birth Control, CultureWar, Health & Human Svcs

Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace Opens Tomorrow

Consumers  and Small Business Owners can sign up for health plans for the first time, renew or change their plans for 2015 on [or in Nevada]; more plans are available this year Starting tomorrow, consumers can sign up for

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Posted in Health Care Exchanges, Open Enrollment

HHS announces important Medicare information for people in same-sex marriages

04/03/2014 Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the Social Security Administration (SSA) is now able to process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and reductions in Part B and premium

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Posted in DOMA, Health Care, Marriage Equality

The ACA Has Spurred The Largest Expansion In Health Coverage In America In Half A Century

Yesterday marked the last day of the six-month open enrollment period for people to get insurance coverage through the state and federal marketplaces. Despite technical challenges and staunch ideological opposition, it has already been a huge success with over six million

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Posted in GOP, Health Care, Health Care Exchanges, Repeal-at-all-costs, Social Safety Net, Subsidies

Nearly 2.2 million Americans selected plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace from October through December

Thirty percent of those who selected plans were under age 35 Nearly 2.2 million people have selected plans from the state and federal marketplaces by Dec. 28, 2013 (the end of third reporting period for open enrollment), Health and Human

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Posted in Health Care, Health Care Exchanges
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