Panel: No state health ‘exchange’

By at 18 November, 2011, 4:47 pm

South Carolina should not manage its own “exchange” where health coverage will be sold once the new federal health care law takes full effect in 2014, a state panel is expected to recommend today. The S.C. Health Planning Committee wants private companies to create their own exchanges to sell insurance, an option critics said will [...]


Employer health insurance hits new low: Gallup

By at 12 November, 2011, 1:53 pm

WASHINGTON — The percentage of Americans who have health insurance through their employer slipped to a new low of 44.5 percent in the third quarter, a drop of over 5 percentage points in three years, according to a poll released on Friday. Pollsters at Gallup and Healthways Inc., who surveyed more than 90,000 U.S. adults, blamed [...]


Health insurance exchanges begin to take shape

By at 7 November, 2011, 11:41 am

From insurance companies to drug stores to doctors, just about any industry that touches the health-care system has a different opinion on how the Obama administration should shape the new insurance markets at the heart of the health-care reform law. But they all agree on one thing: Now is the time to weigh in. The [...]


California Health Insurance Company, Sofi Insurance, Now Helps Clients Find Affordable Health Coverage

By at 2 November, 2011, 10:25 am

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — One hot topic that everyone in California and the rest of the country is thinking about is health care. As health insurance companies continue to lower prices in order to corner the market, many potential customers have gotten caught up in the debate and are unsure of [...]