News tagged with consumers

New rule tweaks obamacare deadline

(HealthDay)—The Obama administration is taking steps to prevent consumers who buy health plans sold through state and federal exchanges from experiencing any gap in coverage this January.

Dec 14, 2013
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Consumers find HealthCare.gov more user-friendly

(HealthDay)—Americans trying to buy health insurance through the federal government's online health care exchange are having an easier time navigating the initially dysfunctional system, consumers and ...

Dec 10, 2013
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Consumers warned of misleading insurance websites

Insurance regulators and an industry trade group warn that this month's rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law opened the door for bad actors at the same time that it gives brokers and agents ...

Oct 15, 2013
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Majority of US consumers want full access to EMR

(HealthDay)—Most U.S. consumers want to have full access to their electronic medical records (EMR), and 41 percent would be willing to switch doctors to gain access, according to a survey published by Accenture.

Sep 23, 2013
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With love from me to me: Why we self-gift

Do you put a little present under the Christmas tree for yourself? Is your birthday coming up and it practically coincides with the release of the new season's Jimmy Choos or latest electronic gadget. Will you give yourself ...

Sep 20, 2013
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TV drug ads: The whole truth?

Consumers should be wary when watching those advertisements for pharmaceuticals on the nightly TV news, as six out of 10 claims could potentially mislead the viewer, say researchers in an article published in the Journal of ...

Sep 16, 2013
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