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Vermont Health Insurance Co-Op Fights Denial of License

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The Oregon Health Experiment: Does It All Boil Down to An Air Conditioner?

When it comes to the healthcare debate, Governor John Kitzhber of Oregon loves to tell a story about an air conditioner:

As it turns out, I have heard the air-conditioner story. Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) loves to tell the air-conditioner story. He loves to tell it so much, in fact, that it has become . . . → Read More: The Oregon Health Experiment: Does It All Boil Down to An Air Conditioner?

The Oregon Experiment: Does Medicaid Make a Difference?

Something to chew on this weekend:

This week’s study of Oregon Medicaid recipients has quickly become a Rorschach test for how partisans and health policy wonks view the health care law.

To recap, that study compared the health care of the winners and losers of a lottery held by Oregon in 2008 to decide who . . . → Read More: The Oregon Experiment: Does Medicaid Make a Difference?

Obamacare: Vermont Posts Health Insurance Exchange Rates

In a historic first, Vermont became the first state to post health insurance rates on its health insurance exchange under Obamacare:

Vermont became the first state in the country Monday to let people without health insurance see how much they could have to pay to get coverage through the federal health overhaul beginning next year.

. . . → Read More: Obamacare: Vermont Posts Health Insurance Exchange Rates

NJ Tax Return Can Expedite Children’s Health Insurance

If you live in New Jersey and need health insurance for your child, an easy check box on your New Jersey tax return can expedite getting health insurance coverage for your child:

As parents complete their 2012 tax returns, they should look for the box on the state tax form that asks whether their child . . . → Read More: NJ Tax Return Can Expedite Children’s Health Insurance

Can We Learn Something From Arizona’s Government-Run Healthcare?

If you only identify Arizona with Governor Jan Brewer wagging a finger in President Obama’s face or Sheriff Arpaio and his posses, you’re only getting half of the picture. We may be able to learn a valuable lesson from Arizona on healthcare:

In a low-slung building in the vast desert expanse east of Phoenix, a . . . → Read More: Can We Learn Something From Arizona’s Government-Run Healthcare?

Could AdultBasic Health Insurance Return to Pennsylvania?

Remember when the Pennsylvania AdultBasic program got axed? 40,000 low-income Pennsylvanians lost their affordable health insurance coverage when the tobacco money that funded the program was directed elsewhere in a tight Pennsylvania state budget.

Well, now a judge in Pennsylvania is saying that might not have been a constitutional move:

The Corbett administration is reviewing . . . → Read More: Could AdultBasic Health Insurance Return to Pennsylvania?

Not Eligible for COBRA Health Insurance? Mini-COBRA May Still Be Available

Reminder! As we’ve sometimes mentioned, being laid off from your job does not automatically make you eligible for COBRA health insurance continuation. Most notably, COBRA health insurance continuation does not apply to small businesses with fewer than 20 employees, unfortunately. This obviously has the potential to leave a large segment of the population with very . . . → Read More: Not Eligible for COBRA Health Insurance? Mini-COBRA May Still Be Available

Is Open Enrollment Confusing For You? Free Medicare Check-Up Sessions in Waverly, Ohio

Well, Medicare Open Enrollment Season is here, and if you live in Ohio and are struggling with how to make a decision about your Medicare choices, the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) is offering a free Medicare Check-Up Session in Waverly, Ohio to help Ohio seniors understand the different Medicare coverage options, available . . . → Read More: Is Open Enrollment Confusing For You? Free Medicare Check-Up Sessions in Waverly, Ohio

Feds Cut PCIP Health Insurance Premiums in 23 States; What About the Others?

More follow-up on the news that the Obama Administration is cutting the health insurance premiums for the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plans (PCIPs).  Even though the Department of Health and Human Services is cutting the health insurance premiums for the PCIPs in the 23 states and the District of Columbia that it runs directly, it doesn’t look like . . . → Read More: Feds Cut PCIP Health Insurance Premiums in 23 States; What About the Others?