Allstate Foundation Purple Purse awards $1.25 million to its cause

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The insurer’s foundation supports programs empowering victims of domestic violence and financial abuse. The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse initiative recently announced it was awarding $1.25 million to Moving Ahead grants. This effort supports coalitions against domestic violence and that support victims of domestic violence. The grants provide funding to coalitions that provide much-needed support to survivors. Through the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse initiative, the grants to coalitions financially empower resources supporting more than half a million domestic violence survivors. In this way, they have the assistance they need to break…

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Insurance news from Allstate fills purple purses for charity

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The insurer has started an online challenge to support nonprofits providing domestic violence services. Among the latest insurance news releases from Allstate is the announcement of the online Purple Purse Challenge that it has launched in order to spread awareness about domestic violence services while raising funds for 140 nonprofits that provide them. The Purple Purse Challenge is a national program that will boost awareness about financial abuse and domestic violence. This year, financial abuse has particularly been in the spotlight as it is among the least widely discussed forms…

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Health insurance subsidy more available to abused spouses through tax change

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An alteration to the law no longer requires victims of domestic abuse to file joint taxes. The Affordable Care Act has now made a change that will make it much easier for victims of domestic violence to be able to obtain health insurance subsidies without having to file their taxes jointly. This new fix has been put into place – as has an extension in their enrollment period. The problem that caused the requirement for this change in the law surrounding subsidies for health insurance was that in order for…

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New insurance guidelines are providing women with new healthcare opportunities

Many women are already singing the praises of the changes in the coverage regulations for women under the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act. Since the Act went into effect, the following additional coverages for preventive services have been added for women, without deductible, co-insurance, or co-payments: • All forms of patient, sterilization procedures, and contraceptive methods that have Food and Drug Administration approval. • An annual “well-woman” preventive care visit for women. • HPV virus screening every three years for women over the age of 30. • A gestational diabetes…

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