Health insurance tax sparks more controversial around federal law

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New health insurance tax could make coverage more expensive throughout US The Affordable Care Act has served as a divisive legislation throughout the U.S. since its introduction in 2010. In 2012, the law was upheld by the Supreme Court after months of strong opposition from several states. The Obama administration heralds the law as a new era for health insurance throughout the country, with the law’s provisions designed to make coverage more affordable to a broader spectrum of people. As the law inches closer to becoming fully enacted on January…

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Signs emerge of the growing cost of health insurance

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Health insurance may actually become more expensive There is a new trend emerging in the U.S. health insurance sector that may prove that health insurance rates are expected to increase significantly in the near future. Many health insurance companies in the individual market have stopped offering guarantees for a policyholder’s yearly premiums. Insurers throughout the U.S. have been warning consumers that health insurance rates may be going up as a direct result of the Affordable Care Act. This new trend may be the first glimpse of that warning becoming a…

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Aetna predicts major rate increases in 2014

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Aetna CEO forecasts future of rates for health insurance consumers Health insurance continues to be a hot topic in the U.S., especially as 2014 approaches bearing the full weight of the Affordable Care Act. Last week, Aetna, the third largest health insurance provider in the U.S., held its annual investor conference in New York. During the conference, Aetna executives provided a wealth of information to the company’s investors concerning the insurance providers future plans and how it will adapt to the changing insurance landscape. Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini offered a…

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