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When will Canadians pay their premiums?

Insurance industry statistics show a steadily rising number of Canadians are paying their premiums, but that the average premium is still well below the average in the U.S. and other developed countries.The average U.K. household pays £1,814 ($2,664) a year, but the average Canadian household pays $1,946 ($2.21).The average average U-S.household spends $3,739 ($4,942) a […]

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‘Worse than dead’: Patients facing long waits for coverage

Health insurers and doctors say that despite the best efforts of the Trump administration, they are now facing a long wait list for coverage, and a potentially worse one than death.Read more.Read or Share this story: http://usat.ly/2pv4zXt

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What do you think about insurance companies suing over Obamacare?

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act does not violate the U.S. Constitution’s ban on private businesses suing the government for a public purpose.The 3-2 decision by the 10th U.P.C. panel of the Supreme Court on Monday upheld a lower court ruling in a case brought by insurance companies against the […]

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How to save yourself and your family money by using a tax credit

On January 12, 2018, President Trump signed an executive order creating a new tax credit for employers who offer health insurance to their workers.The executive order is intended to make health insurance more affordable and available to all Americans.It was originally written to help businesses in the health care sector reduce their costs and maintain […]

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How to buy insurance online without having to call a doctor

Insurance companies have been forced to scramble to make sure consumers can buy insurance without having a doctor visit.The companies are facing a growing wave of patient demand for cheaper, better and faster coverage.One company has launched a new website that lets you browse insurance plans without having one.The website, called Insure, also gives consumers […]

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Which will become the next US health insurance industry to make history?

A new report has forecast that the insurance industry will make history in 2019, becoming the first in the world to become an independent, publicly owned and accountable entity.The report, from the consulting firm McKinsey & Co, suggests that the US healthcare sector will have become a truly independent, transparent and accountable enterprise in 2019.The […]

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Insurance industry industry trends in the United States

A major change in the insurance industry is coming.The industry is expected to grow from a billion to one trillion in the next 15 years, according to a new report by insurance giant Allstate, citing industry estimates.It’s the largest single category of jobs created by the industry in the last three decades.The insurance industry has […]

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How insurance companies made billions off healthcare.com

By Nick MatsonESPN.com/AJG/Getty ImagesThe American Medical Association is not pleased with what it calls the “totally inadequate” state of health insurance coverage.The group is urging the Department of Health and Human Services to review whether or not the current federal health insurance marketplace, known as HealthCare.gov, is providing enough health coverage.It was not clear what […]

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Trump: Insurance industry’s job is to protect, not replace

The White House says President Donald Trump has no plans to fire the insurance industry’s top lobbyist.In a statement released Friday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump “will continue to rely on the hard-working people of the insurance and health care industries to fight for the American people.”“The president and I share […]

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Why your health insurance company may be gouging you

How the health insurance insurance industry may be charging you extra for health insurance that’s better than what you’re getting, but still costs more.That’s what an insurance industry study has found in the first of its kind.According to the study, the health care industry’s fees are “at least as high as the average cost of […]

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