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Make the Transition From Obamacare Coverage to Medicare

Make the Transition From Obamacare Coverage to Medicare | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
If you\'re in an Affordable Care Act marketplace plan, you should start thinking about Medicare enrollment several months before your 65th birthday.
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You'll Be Shocked That Most People Don't Know These 4 Things About Social Security -- The Motley Fool

You'll Be Shocked That Most People Don't Know These 4 Things About Social Security  --  The Motley Fool | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
A majority of pre-retirees have little knowledge of these important Social Security rules.
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How Rising Health Care Costs Are Wrecking Retirement Savings

How Rising Health Care Costs Are Wrecking Retirement Savings | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Workers are feeling more stressed financially, a study finds, as rising health care costs make it harder save for retirement.
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Forbes Welcome

Forbes Welcome page -- Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
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These 9 Companies Offer 100% Healthcare Coverage

These 9 Companies Offer 100% Healthcare Coverage | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
These great employers pay for full healthcare protection.
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Health insurers may face tougher rules on Obamacare doctor lists

Health insurers may face tougher rules on Obamacare doctor lists | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
In response to complaints about Obamacare doctor networks, a California lawmaker and three consumer groups are seeking legislation that would require health plans to improve provider directories.
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How Can I Find Out If I Qualify for Discounted Health Insurance?

How Can I Find Out If I Qualify for Discounted Health Insurance? | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
The purpose of the Affordable Care Act is evident in its name: to provide affordable health care to all Americans. But understanding how to use these tools can be tricky. The first step is learning how they work....
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ICYMI -- 10 Surprising Health Insurance Facts You Need to Know!

ICYMI -- 10 Surprising Health Insurance Facts You Need to Know! | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Don't have work-based health insurance, and you still didn't sign up for coverage through HealthCare.gov? We caught up with Lisa Zamosky, healthcare correspondent and contributor to the TurboTax Bl...
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If You Like Your Insurance, Can You Keep It This Time Around?

If You Like Your Insurance, Can You Keep It This Time Around? | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
The Affordable Care Act's website is still facing challenges ahead of the second round of open enrollment.
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Progress in Medicare Advantage: Key Lessons for Medicare Reform

Progress in Medicare Advantage: Key Lessons for Medicare Reform | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Medicare reform can secure serious cost control for Medicare beneficiaries and taxpayers alike, and ensure that Medicare patients have access to high-quality care when they need it.

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Health insurance rivals team up to build California information exchange

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Covered California announces 2015 health insurance rates

Covered California announces 2015 health insurance rates | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Covered California's health insurance rates will go up an average of 4.2 percent next year, a proposed increase that supporters of President Obama's health law hailed as a victory. Peter V.
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Obamacare penalty: Here's what you'll pay for not having health insurance

Obamacare penalty: Here's what you'll pay for not having health insurance | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
The ACA requires everyone in the U.S. to have health insurance, unless you qualify for an exemption. If you didn’t qualify, and went without benefits for more than three months in 2016, you’ll have to pay a penalty on your coming tax return.
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Insurance companies fight the opioid epidemic

Insurance companies fight the opioid epidemic | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Cigna became the latest company taking measures to combat overprescribing of prescription painkillers.
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Doctors, companies angry over Medicare rules that could lower pricy drug profits

Doctors, companies angry over Medicare rules that could lower pricy drug profits | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
A newly proposed program by the Obama administration would lower the profits doctors currently see when prescribing expensive drugs and increase earnings from generic ones, but the potential move has cancer doctors and drug companies up in arms.
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Doctors Who Take Big Pharma Money Prescribe More Brand-Name Drugs

New data shows the undue influence of money in doctors' decisions.
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Five Ways To Protect Your Retirement Income

Five Ways To Protect Your Retirement Income | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
If you’re nearing or in retirement, it’s important to think about protecting what you’ve saved and ensuring you’ll have enough income throughout your retirement.
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5 things consumers should do about the Anthem hack

5 things consumers should do about the Anthem hack | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Even with identity monitoring services, victims of the health insurance breach may be in for a lifetime of looking over their shoulders.
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Preparing for IRS Form 1095-A, The Health Insurance Marketplace Statement

Preparing for IRS Form 1095-A, The Health Insurance Marketplace Statement | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Although Form 1095-A is another new frontier in the ACA consumer experience, using effective tools and implementing robust processes can help ensure that the impact is not a negative one....
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Do I Need to Upgrade My Health Insurance During the Open Enrollment Period?

Do I Need to Upgrade My Health Insurance During the Open Enrollment Period? | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Choices made this year during open enrollment will determine your coverage only in 2015. Though it's important to make the right decision now, you can adjust your policy again next year if your needs change or your employer offers a better choice....
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Hundreds of Thousands Face Health Law Subsidy Deadline

Hundreds of Thousands Face Health Law Subsidy Deadline | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are at risk of losing or having to pay back health insurance subsidies from the Affordable Care Act and face a Tuesday deadline for reconciling the problem.
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How To Make Sense Of Health Insurance Alphabet Soup

How To Make Sense Of Health Insurance Alphabet Soup | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Health plans come in a dizzying variety. There's been a blurring of definitions lately that makes the jargony choices more confusing than ever. Here's help.
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When Money Motivates Cancer Treatment Options

When Money Motivates Cancer Treatment Options | Individual Health Insurance | Scoop.it
Last week, Dr. Pearl kicked off a three-part series on economic biases in medicine. His first installment revealed how money motivates bias in medical research. Today’s article follows the money trail to expose a different form of bias.
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