Cost of health insurance premiums drives UD to seek more funding

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Officials from the University of Delaware have requested additional money from the state legislature. University of Delaware officials recently issued a request to their state legislature for additional funding to help them to cover increases to health insurance premiums. At the same time, the university is also seeking more money for providing state residents with scholarships. The funding would also help to support a dual degree program between the University of Delaware and Delaware State University. The funding requests arrived at the University of Delaware’s annual Joint Finance Committee (JFC)…

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New legislation could impact health insurance in Kansas

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Legislation seeks to place federal funding under the control of the state Legislature and governor New legislation is being considered in the Kansas Legislature and it may create some problems for people seeking financial aid for their health insurance coverage. The legislation aims to place all funding provided by the federal government for health care services under the control of the state’s lawmakers and governor. Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger has warned Kansas residents that the legislation could make it much more difficult for them to receive the federal financial aid…

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Health insurance funding brought back to low income Pennsylvania residents

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A judge has now ruled to restore the money for the program that will help to provide coverage. A new court ruling regarding funding for health insurance is now being reviewed by the Corbett administration in order to consider the way that money will be provided to a special coverage program. The ruling stated that a previous state law in Pennsylvania would be overturned so cash flow can be redirected. The judge has ruled that the law be overturned so that tobacco settlement funds can now be steered back toward…

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