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Ohio takes on new staff to expand health services

Posted by mahir on July 29th, 2010 under Uncategorized
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A free healthcare clinic in Ohio has taken on new members of staff so that they can treat more patients. The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland has been treating patients without dental insurance for some time now; however, recently, the clinic has expanded and is now welcoming more patients through the door than ever [...]

Medical Loss Ratio Floor for Individual Plans Already Is Affecting Insurers, Broker Commissions

Posted by mahir on July 26th, 2010 under Health Insurance Blogs
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A rule that will require health insurers to maintain a medical loss ratio (MLR) of 80% for their individual and small-group products already has caused some health insurance broker to restructure they way they pay brokers and agents. Other insurers have decided to scale back or exit the individual market. One health plan has said [...]

CIGNA Joins Forces with Health Compare

Posted by mahir on July 22nd, 2010 under Health Insurance
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One of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, is partnering with Health Compare , a one-stop online guide to help individuals and families easily research, compare, buy and enroll in the right individual health insurance plan at the right price.With more than 9.5 percent of our nation’s population currently unemployed, it is crucial that the healthcare [...]

Wait to see who is helped by health-care reform

Posted by mahir on July 20th, 2010 under Health Insurance
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Rosita Velez seems like just the sort of person federal lawmakers had in mind when they included a provision in the sweeping health reform law creating new high-risk insurance pools for people who are uninsured and have serious health problems. Velez has not seen a doctor since losing her health benefits after being laid off [...]

How much term life insurance should you buy?

Posted by mahir on July 16th, 2010 under Life Insurance
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A term policy has a set coverage period – anywhere from one to 30 years. When it reaches the end of that term, the policyholder decides to renew it or not. Term policies provide no cash buildup like whole or universal life insurance – it only provides a death benefit if the insured dies while [...]

Will Your Insurance Policies Protect You?

Posted by mahir on July 14th, 2010 under Life Insurance
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With the right amount of storm surge, especially in this area where homes sit right on top of the sand, oil could very easily make its way into our own backyards. So can we rely on our insurance policies to protect us?In property policies there are direct perils. Wind is a peril for an insurance [...]

Group health insurance plans

Posted by mahir on July 8th, 2010 under Group Health Insurance
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Discovery Benefits of Fargo is getting its 15 minutes of fame on the Internet.And it isnâ??t pretty. It involves a story about a single mother in Colorado Springs, Colo., who lost her job and is battling leukemia and was in jeopardy of losing group  health insurance. The reason? A check she sent to continue health [...]

Major tips for buying life insurance

Posted by mahir on July 6th, 2010 under Life Insurance
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Buying life insurance for the first time can be a daunting task for anyone. Finding the best provider to fit a person’s needs, filling out all the paperwork and satisfying all the requirements can be quite scary for many people. Luckily, there are several time- and money-saving tips that a person can utilize while buying [...]

Need To Have Georgia Health Insurance

Posted by mahir on July 2nd, 2010 under Health Insurance
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Women have very special, specific medical needs, and it is important for them to have adequate Georgia health insurance benefits. The American Medical Association has specific screenings and exams that they recommend that women have regularly. Even affordable Georgia health insurance policies will usually cover these necessary medical services. In fact, once the health reform [...]