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Rich Lowry: Thank you, Jonathan Gruber

...subsidize everyone else.Gruber crowed about the exertions undertaken to make an unpopular tax on expensive health-insurance plans, the so-called Cadillac tax, more palatable. It was levied on employers instead of employees. No one realized...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-16/rich-lowry-thank-you-jonathan-gru
Opinion
Classes provide help with health care enrollment process

...first open-enrollment period, according to Wegener's data. Of that, about 500 used PCHA to help enroll in an insurance plan. "The response was there, but there was not a lot of follow-up," she said. "This year, there's a lot of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-15
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Division of Insurance approves health plan rate hikes

...The Alaska Division of Insurance has approved rate increases of up to 40 percent for individuals who bought health insurance plans through the federally run online marketplace.Roughly 10,000 Alaskans receive federal subsidies to help pay their...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-08/division-of-insurance-approves-healt
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What others say: No excuse for Alaska's 'Medicaid gap'

...less than $14,859 per year. Under the law, the group wouldn't have qualified for subsidization of a private insurance plan, so an expansion of Medicaid would have provided them coverage instead.But Gov. Parnell opted not to allow that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-25/what-others-say-no-excuse-for-ala
Opinion

...ultimately surpassed initial expectations. Obama announced this week that about 8 million people had enrolled in the insurance plans.The full extent of the damage caused by the Heartbleed is unknown. The security hole exists on a vast number of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/julie-pace/2014-04-19
Cal Thomas: God and Caesar (again)

...people of faith.It's going to take a Republican Congress and a Republican president with courage and a new health insurance plan to repeal Obamacare and start over with real reforms that protect religious believers and enhance health care.Readers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-29/cal-thomas-god-and-caesar-again
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Obama vs. the Little Sisters

...contraceptive and abortive drugs and sterilization, all of which Obamacare mandates that employers cover in their insurance plans. Given the ongoing delays, waivers and exemptions associated with the law, it would seem natural simply to let...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-01-08/obama-vs-the-little-sisters
Opinion
Smile: New dental office opens in Sterling

...service and not a fearful experience with any kind of discomfort," he said. Moose River Dental takes almost all insurance plans and will submit no PPO providers, Bradford said. Moose River Dental held a grand opening celebration Wednesday and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-30/sterlings-first-dental-office
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...care in time for the next open enrollment in November. Evergreen changed gears to focus more on offering small group insurance plans rather than individual ones and enrollment picked up, said Dr. Peter Beilenson, its CEO and president.Beilenson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-02
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Rich Lowry: The war on Hobby Lobby

...the administration has exempted many employers with no religious objections by grandfathering their pre-mandate insurance plans. There are certainly less restrictive means of widening access to contraception. Whelan points out that government...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-26/rich-lowry-the-war-on-hobby-lobby
Opinion

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