Health insurance pilot program launched in New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Insurance News

Governor announces the launch of new health insurance pilot program New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a new pilot program that aims to provide college students with affordable health insurance coverage. The pilot program targets major universities with large numbers of students in attendance. Currently, four universities have been identified as participating in the health insurance pilot program. These institutions are Columbia University, Cornell University, New York University, and the University of Rochester. If the pilot program is successful, it may establish the framework for a future health insurance…

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Researchers find that U.S. insurers pay more for medical care than their counterparts in Canada

Health insurance rates are rising throughout the nation. Insurers are quick to justify these rate increases with the soaring costs of medical care and administration. While the nations insurance regulators are leery of these justifications, researchers at both Cornell University and the University of Toronto say that insurers claims may be accurate. According to a report released from the universities, health insurance administrative costs are almost four times higher in the U.S. than they are in Canada. The report finds that Doctors in the U.S. spend excessive amounts of money…

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