Coventry to exit Kansas health insurance exchange

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Kansas residents may be forced to find new coverage as Coventry exits exchange Several thousand residents of Kansas may have to find new health insurance coverage soon. Coventry, a prominent insurer in the state, has announced that it will be exiting the Kansas insurance exchange. Currently, some 45,000 people receive coverage through Coventry policies that are sold through the exchange. Coventry accounts for approximately half of all policies that Kansas residents have purchased on the state’s exchange. These consumers still have options, but they may be more expensive, in some…

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More health insurance options are coming to Alabama

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New policies are expected to be made available through state’s exchange later this year Alabama residents are set to have more options when it comes to purchasing insurance coverage through the state’s exchange later this year. The Alabama Department of Insurance has announced that United Healthcare has submitted plans to participate in the state’s exchange. These plans are currently being reviewed and are expected to be sold through the exchange during the next open enrollment period, which will begin on November 15 of this year. United Healthcare wants to participate…

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Health insurance rates in Arkansas to remain stable

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Health insurance companies announce plan to keep rates stable Three of Arkansas’ largest health insurance companies have announced that they will keep rates for individual policyholders steady through the first year of the Affordable Care Act. The federal health care law has raised many concerns regarding the growing costs of health insurance coverage. Many people believe that the law will cause rates to spike in the individual and group markets and these concerns are often stoked by insurance providers. In many states, however, rates are expected to increase by a…

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Entirety of Alabama to be covered by health insurance exchange

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Whole of Alabama could be covered by health insurance plans The entirety of Alabama is expected to be covered by the state’s health insurance exchange when it becomes operational at the beginning of 2014. The state’s exchange system is to be managed by the federal government, but state officials have been fielding proposals from health insurance companies concerning the policies that will be available through the exchange. Several of these insurers have come forward with expansive health insurance plans, with a few even offering to provide coverage to the entirety…

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DC offers glimpse into health insurance prices through exchange

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DC officials aim to provide more insight concerning health insurance exchange Washington D.C. is currently working to establish its own health insurance exchange. Though the District is not actually a state, it is still required by federal law to host a health insurance exchange, through which consumers can find a wealth of affordable coverage options. Exact details concerning the D.C. exchange are somewhat scarce as officials tend to only over some vague insight to the program and how it is being formed. This week, D.C. officials have offered a first…

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Hospitals move to form their own health insurance company in Georgia

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Health insurance concerns spur hospitals to take drastic step Small businesses are not the only ones that have been voicing concerns over the Affordable Care Act in the U.S. The federal health care law has been raising worries among hospitals throughout the country, many of which claim the Affordable Care Act will have a drastic and problematic impact on health care and health insurance. In Atlanta, Georgia, two hospitals are beginning to work together in order to circumvent the problems they foresee regarding the Affordable Care Act. New health insurance…

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