News tagged with health plans

IBM moving some retirees off its health plan

IBM plans to move many retired workers off its health plan and give them money to buy coverage on a health-insurance exchange. The move is part of a corporate trend away from providing traditional retiree health benefits ...

Sep 08, 2013
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Consumers don't understand health insurance, research shows

This fall, as part of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), Americans will have a greater range of health care insurance options to choose from, including, for many, state-based plans. But will they make the right decisions? ...

Aug 01, 2013
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Practices are not prepared for implementation of ICD-10

(HealthDay)—Physician practices have made little progress in preparing for implementation of the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), according to a report published by ...

Jun 20, 2013
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About 15 percent of people currently uninsured in US

(HealthDay)—In 2012, nearly 15 percent of U.S. people of all ages were currently uninsured, according to a data brief published online June 18 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National ...

Jun 18, 2013
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Shared-care model improves professional satisfaction

(HealthDay)—Shifting primary care practice toward a shared-care model for work distribution and responsibility can improve professional satisfaction, according to research published in the May/June issue ...

Jun 06, 2013
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