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Obamacare plan shows popularity of prepaid debit cards

Aug 29, 2013
The government will require insurers to accept prepaid debit cards as payment for insurance under Obamacare.
Posted In: prepaid cards, Obamacare
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Cancer drugs are big money for big pharma

Aug 26, 2013
Amgen and AstraZeneca have both snapped up smaller firms that make cancer drugs.
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, cancer, drugs
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UPS health care cuts: What Obamacare will look like?

Aug 22, 2013
UPS’s decision to cut health benefits for spouses of some employees is the latest move by employers to reduce health care costs.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, UPS
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UPS to drop health care for many employees' spouses, blames Obamacare

Aug 22, 2013
It’s a common scenario. You and your spouse have jobs that offer health insurance. You both pick the better one. Well, UPS says they’ve got to cut that perk.
Posted In: health care, UPS, health insurance
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Getting to know the sickest patients

Aug 21, 2013
Researchers are trying to understand why so-called "super utilizers" keep coming back to the hospital over and over again. Finding answers could cut health costs dramatically.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care
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The defund Obamacare tour kicks off

Aug 19, 2013
Heritage Action for America and leading Republicans will host town halls in nine cities as part of a “Defund Obamacare Tour.” Can the Affordable Care Act really be defunded?
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obama
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Confusion over Obamacare helps scammers

Aug 16, 2013
The Federal Trade Commission is fielding complaints from consumers who say they have been scammed with fake offers related to the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: health care, health scams, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act
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Another Obamacare delay: Out-of-pocket limits pushed to 2015

Aug 13, 2013
A key consumer protection of the Affordable Care Act that limits out-of-pocket expenses that a consumer might have to pay for their own health care has been pushed back until 2015.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare
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States scramble to get the word out on ACA exchanges

Aug 8, 2013
There's less than two months before Americans can start signing up for health insurance through state exchanges, but many of the uninsured still don't know much about them.
Posted In: health care, health exchanges, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act
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Searching online for health care deals

Aug 8, 2013
Imagine the Priceline.com of medical procedures.
Posted In: health care, medical costs

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