STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Update: Minnesota looking into Obamacare changes
By Don Davis
Minnesota officials are trying to determine whether President Barack Obamas Thursday health care changes will affect the state.
Our Department of Commerce and MNsure staff are presently a... Posted on 11/14/13 at 6:41 PM
4 MY FUTURE: CAREER AND CHARACTER EDUCATION Health Care Job Growth...
Besides home-health aides, other health care occupations expected by CareerBuilder to see more than 30 percent job growth by 2023 are: veterinary technologist and technicians, diagnostic medical sonog... Posted on 11/14/13 at 2:37 PM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND Student Health Services achieves national re-accreditation
University of North Dakota Student Health Services has been re-accredited for three years by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
This is an important milestone in the co... Posted on 6/25/13 at 2:14 PM
HEALTHBEAT Change fatigue in health care
The patient was at the hospital for a straightforward same-day surgery but the admission process fell far short of efficient. She was directed hither and yon - first to the registration desk, then to ... Posted on 5/9/13 at 2:39 PM
More people signed up on the government's new health insurance website on the first two days of December than in the entire first month of the launch of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform, sources familiar with the numbers said on Wednesday.
Americans hoping to sign up for health insurance under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law will have an additional eight days to do so for coverage to begin January 1, 2014, officials said on Friday.
North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm said Thursday he is asking health insurance companies doing business in the state to renew policies for customers who were notified that their plans have been or will be canceled as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
The website at the center of U.S. President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul has security flaws that put user data at "critical risk" despite recent government assurances it is safe to use, a respected security expert said on Tuesday.
Jim Finkle and Alina Selyukh
, November 19, 2013
Increasing demand for health care services and new provisions under the Affordable Care Act will combine to drive up insurance costs for many individuals and small groups next year. Beginning Jan. 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota has approval to increase premium rates for group plans.
President Barack Obama on Thursday tried to ease the biggest crisis of his presidency, acknowledging missteps with his signature healthcare law and announcing a plan to help those seeing their current health plans canceled because of it.
Roberta Rampton and Susan Cornwell
, November 14, 2013
Minnesota officials are trying to determine whether President Barack Obama’s Thursday health care changes will affect the state. Thousands of Minnesotans’ insurance companies have told them that their policies will change before Jan. 1. Unlike in other states, Minnesota law does not allow outright policy cancellations.
Top government technology officials told an acrimonious congressional hearing on Wednesday that they expected the website at the center of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law to be working smoothly by the end of the month as planned.
Susan Cornwell and Roberta Rampton
, November 13, 2013
For years empoyers encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. Companies are taking advantage of new rules under Obamacare healthcare overhaul in 2014 to punish smokers and overweight workers.
A new push to sign up Americans for insurance under President Barack Obama's healthcare law will begin in December, when the government's faulty enrollment website is expected to work better, an advocacy group leading the campaign said on Tuesday.
One of the largest health insurers on the Obamacare online marketplaces said on Wednesday it expects the U.S. government to extend enrollment for new coverage plans because of technical problems that have frustrated millions of potential applicants.
Thousands of North Dakotans who buy health insurance on their own will see their current policies canceled or shuffled beginning Jan. 1 as new federal health care regulations kick in. In North Dakota, the health care changes will wipe out virtually all of the 2,500 individual insurance plans.
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