Collateral “Insurance” Measures To Protect Your ENT Health

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ENT Considerations Ear, Nose, and Throat issues can be hard to handle. Some ENT issues are going to be more impacting than others. To determine where you stand, it’s going to require some level of professional examination. Now certainly, some things are pretty affordable right out of your pocket, but not all. Also, insurance companies may or may not cover you. Here’s what you need to understand when it comes to insurance: providing settlements isn’t their real business. The real business of insurance companies is collecting enough money to invest…

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Aetna health insurance backs out of Iowan individual exchange

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A second large insurer has announced its intention to step out of the state, leaving residents in a lurch. Aetna health insurance has revealed its intentions to withdraw from the Iowa individual marketplace. This raises concerns that residents will not have any coverage options available for 2018. Tens of thousands of Iowans who purchased health plans through the insurance exchange may be out of luck. The Aetna health insurance exchange withdrawal will be effective as of January 2018. The insurance company informed state regulators that it has chosen to cease…

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Report shows interest increasing for individual and group health insurance exchanges

JD Power and Associates has released its 2012 U.S. Member Health Plan Study and it revealed that in the face of the impact of the reforms to healthcare, almost four in every ten members of an employee sponsored health plan have said that they would use a health insurance exchange to shop for their insurance coverage if the opportunity was available. This is now the sixth study of its kind, which measures the satisfaction among the members of 141 different health plans within 17 American regions by looking into seven…

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Supreme Court may delay ruling on Affordable Care Act until 2015

The Supreme Court is scheduled to begin hearing a case regarding the constitutionality of the 2010 Affordable Care Act on March 26. Many have assumed that the individual insurance mandate provision of the law, which requires all U.S. citizens to have some form of health insurance, would be among the first topics of discussion. The Court, however, has announced that the issue to be discussed will be whether a decision on the constitutionality of the law should be made now or delayed for the future. The Supreme Court may choose…

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Indiana to lose five different health insurers

Five individual health insurance companies, including two of the largest in the country, have chosen to stop selling their policies in Indiana, leading the Indiana Department of Insurance to ask that certain elements of the reform law of 2010 be phased in. The third and fifth largest health insurance companies in the United States, Aetna Inc., from Hartford, and Cigna Corp., from Philadelphia, have decided that they will no longer be taking part in the market for individual health insurance in Indiana. Moreover, American Community Mutual Insurance Co., from Michigan,…

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