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3 insurers plan to leave Alaska individual health market

...said. State Farm media relations specialist Jordi Ortega said by email that State Farm had offered individual health insurance policies in Alaska and other states through an alliance with Assurant Health and would continue to offer a range of health-care...
5 things small businesses need to know this fall

...small businesses need to be on top of over the next several months:Small business owners who bought employee health insurance policies before the end of 2013, sidestepping the law's requirements for a year, could pay between 10 percent and...
Cal Thomas: God and Caesar (again)

...based in Oklahoma City, are conservative Christians. They believe their faith prohibits them from offering a health insurance policy for their female employees that covers birth control, including all forms of intrauterine devices and emergency...
The art of the escape

...It had to be issued to accommodate the unfortunate event described by the administration as "your current health-insurance policy is being canceled and you consider other available policies unaffordable" - in other words, the inherent logic...
Budget issues can be addressed without more taxes

...necessary transport to hospitals or emergency care facilities when billed. (Source - Most health insurance policies pay for medically necessary transport and now that we have Obamacare, by law, everyone must have insurance...
Photo Feature: Fueled up

...permitting, Congress to mandate citizens engage in an economic transaction such as purchasing a government approved health insurance policy. The commerce clause is found in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution and states Congress has the power...
School board passes budget: Fiscal plan uses $3.5 million from fund balance

...anticipated this year was the closure of the ConocoPhillips-Marathon Liquefied Natural Gas Plant in Nikiski, health insurance policy changes that require coverage for employee's adult dependents, and a large increase to the transportation service...
Sue and save: Alaska joins health-care reform lawsuit while accepting related funds

...member, Jeff Davis, president of Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, said people holding individual health insurance policies and small businesses with small-group plans could see significant increases in costs. "We believe the increases...


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