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Medicare Announces 2017 Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles

Posted: 11 Nov 2016 06:52 AM PST This year’s Social Security cost-of-living adjustment will increase Medicare costs for beneficiaries. Part B About 70% of Medicare beneficiaries will pay $109 for their 2017 Part B monthly premiums, a 3.9% increase compared to

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Individual Exchange Health Plans to Go Up Average of 30 Percent

Christian Delbert, Shutterstock SALT LAKE CITY — Rates for health insurance plans on the individual marketplace are likely to rise by an average of 30 percent next year, the Utah Department of Insurance said Thursday. The second-lowest silver plan —

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University of Utah and Humana Contract Not Renewed (2017 Plan Year)

SLTrib 9/1/2016 Utahns with Humana insurance will have to pay more for health care at the University of Utah starting Thursday. Officials with the U. have decided not to renew their agreement with the carrier, meaning their plans and services

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Aetna-Humana Trial Date May Jeopardize Merger

Aetna-Humana Trial Date May Jeopardize Merger U.S. District Judge John Bates is set to hear arguments on the Aetna-Humana merger on December 5. The deal must close by December 31 or Aetna will have to pay Humana a $1 billion

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Aetna to cut back 70% on Obamacare plans in 2017

Aetna to cut back 70% on Obamacare plans in 2017 Beth Coombs CNBC Aetna (AET) is sharply cutting its participation in Obamacare exchanges for 2017. The health insurer said it will offer individual Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange plans in just four

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ObamaCare problems deepen as insurers scramble to stem losses

By Barnini Chakraborty Published August 10, 2016 Aetna is facing $300M in losses from ObamaCare exchanges. Six years after ObamaCare was signed into law – and countless assurances later that the law is “working” – America’s major insurance companies are

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Body Language You Can Use

Hand Shake Do You Know The Common Hand Shake Mistakes? If you think this is the same old hand shake info, check out the newest hand greeting on the block. Oh yes, it is H1N1 safe too. It came into

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The Big ObamaCare Bubble

  Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or Microsoft. “No one can see a bubble. That’s what makes it a bubble.”

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Medicare Mergers 2016

UnitedHealthcare Keeps Top Spot Amid Pending Mergers Posted: 02 Aug 2016 12:50 PM PDT UnitedHealthcare continues to enjoy the top spot in health insurance as Anthem and Aetna prepare to fight federal lawsuits against their proposed mergers with Cigna and

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The Greatest Health Concern of the Baby Boomer Generation

Researchers in Australia are developing a vaccine that may be able to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating, incurable illness affecting an estimated 5.4 million American adults. However, a new study suggests that a vaccine

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