Florida health insurance program drops nearly 2k dependents without authentication

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Governor Rick Scott has required that state employees provide more documentation to qualify for coverage. A $950,000 investigation into the Florida health insurance program has caused 1,825 dependents to lose their coverage. The audit required state employees to submit birth certificates in order to verify a child’s eligibility. Moreover marriages required an IRS tax return transcript for authentication. Nearly two thousand people have been taken off the state-employee health insurance program as a result. As workers failed to provide the necessary child birth certificates and tax documents, their dependents were…

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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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