Health care reform law glitch lowers coverage standards

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An issue with the federal certification calculator makes it possible for employers to provide substandard plans. A glitch has been found in the federal calculator that certifies that insurance plans are up to the standard of the health care reform law, and this is causing many large employers to offer their workers plans that do not provide coverage for some of the very basics, such as for hospitalization. This, according to a growing number of insurance brokers and consultants who have been using the calculator. It looks as though the…

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Maryland health insurance computer glitch leaves thousands uninsured

Maryland Insurance

A problem with the exchange in the state may have left up to 5,000 enrollees without coverage. An issue that has been identified with the Maryland health insurance exchange has made it possible that a few thousand people in the state who believe that they have fully enrolled for the coverage required to comply with the individual mandate have not actually done so successfully. The state’s governor has acknowledged this issue, although a specific number of affected people is not known. Governor Martin O’Malley spoke on the subject of Maryland…

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