health insurance

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Anthem Bids $48 Billion For Cigna To Create Health Giant

Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation’s largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.

07/24/2015

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Understanding HSA Vs. FSA Options

What’s the difference between an FSA and an HSA?

07/24/2015

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Effort To Get Health Insurance For Undocumented Children In Pa. Faces Uphill Battle

Child advocates estimate that as many as 20,000 undocumented children in Pennsylvania can’t get health insurance because of their immigration status.

06/17/2015

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Report To Be Released That Shows Gap In Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program

Child advocates are set to release a report Tuesday morning showing that thousands of children in Pennsylvania are without health insurance, despite the state’s promise to Cover All Kids through the CHIP program.

06/16/2015

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Insurers Ask Pennsylvania Regulators For Big Rate Increases

A national upswing of health insurance rates is coming to Pennsylvania, and that could mean bigger-than-expected cost increases next year.

06/07/2015

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Pennsylvania Applies For State-Run Health Insurance Exchange

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has made good on his promise to file an application with the federal government to create a state-run health insurance exchange.

06/03/2015

Health Care Tax Credit

How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

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Taxpayers Need To Have Proof Of Health Insurance This Year

As you gather your bank statements, donation slips and W-2’s, you’ll also need to have proof that you have health insurance.

03/15/2015

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Officials Launch Special Enrollment Period For Taxpayers Who Didn’t Realize There’s A Penalty For Not Having Health Insurance

More than 11 million people signed up for health insurance during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period, but federal officials think a few more will be interested after doing their taxes, so they’re launching a special enrollment period tomorrow.

03/14/2015

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Procrastinators Sign Up For Subsidized Health Insurance As Open Enrollment Deadline Arrives

Today is the final day of open enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act for this year, and health officials and insurers were prepared for what they expected to be a last-minute surge of sign-ups.

02/15/2015

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Sign Up Surge Expected On Final Day To Get Subsidized Health Insurance This Year

This is the final day of open enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act for this year. Federal health officials expect a busy day on the insurance marketplace website.

02/15/2015

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One Week Left For Affordable Care Act To Meet Enrollment Goals

This is the final week of open enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act for this year –and insurers and advocates are making a big push to get the uninsured to sign up.

02/09/2015

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Death Of NJ Firefighter Inspires Push For Measure That Would Ensure Health Insurance Coverage For Families Of First Responders

Hunter’s situation compelled New Jersey Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D- Mount Laurel) to file Bill A4062 which would allow families of firefighters, police and EMT’s who died on active duty to keep their health insurance for an extended period.

01/06/2015

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3 On Your Side: 4 Million Sign Up For Health Insurance, Penalty Rise In 2015

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the numbers in our region.

12/31/2014

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Deadline Fast Approaching For Health Insurance Coverage That Starts With New Year

There’s still time to sign up for health insurance that will begin January 1 — but not much.

12/12/2014

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