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Here are the Blogs in the Tennessee Health Insurance category.
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Thursday, 28 February 2019
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Mark and I attended a meeting today from a healthcare leader who is trying to build an Association Health Plan (AHP) for Tennessee small businesses. It became clear very quickly this is not going to be an easy endeavor but it could be a game changer moving forward.  President Trump signed an executive ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/28/2019 12:05 PM by David Moore
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Monday, 21 January 2019
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The price you pay at the pharmacy is going up — again. Prices increased on more than 250 drugs in the beginning of the year, with an average jump of 6.3 percent, according to data from Rx Saving Solutions, a consultant to health plans and employers. That's down from the 400 drugs that saw price jumps ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/21/2019 12:30 PM by David Moore
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Monday, 13 August 2018
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More great news for Tennesseans who are covered under the health insurance marketplace. It was just announced that BlueCross BlueShield of TN will be reducing rates by an average of 15% in 2019. Cigna, the second largest carrier in Tennessee will be dropping rates by nearly 13%.  We were expecting ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/13/2018 1:52 PM by David Moore
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Monday, 16 July 2018
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It's been a long time since we could say "your rates are going down" rather than "rates are going up and so is your deductible". We have wondered where the tipping point will be for affordability for consumers and profitability for the insurance companies, maybe we have finally reached it. This morning ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/16/2018 7:36 AM by David Moore
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Friday, 22 June 2018
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President Trump signed a new rule making it easier for small businesses to join forces and set up health plans that avoid many of the expensive ObamaCare rules. The new plans will be called "Association Health Plans" and they could be available as soon as September, 2018.  What do these news plans ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2018 4:28 PM by David A Moore
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Thursday, 12 October 2017
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President Trump signed an executive order today to trying to change the way health insurance is regulated, designed, governed and purchased. His plan covers three main areas hoping to spur competition, reduce regulations and lower health insurance costs for millions of Americans. Selling Health Insurance ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/12/2017 2:34 PM by David Moore
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Friday, 8 September 2017
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Hello everyone, As part of our ongoing efforts to help keep your personal information as safe as possible, we want to remind you to stay on the lookout for the many security threats making the rounds in cyberspace today. Recently, we learned about a massive Equifax breach in which more than 143 ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/08/2017 3:58 PM by David Moore
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Thursday, 31 August 2017
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There is good news for small groups looking for insurance options in 2018. Humana recently announced their partnership with health insurance start up Oscar. Oscar is not new to health insurance, they have been selling policies in Texas, California and New York for many years, now it's time to branch. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/31/2017 3:25 PM by David Moore
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Wednesday, 29 March 2017
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So, I messed my shoulder up skiing and after two months decided it's not getting better. Went to the orthopedist and he agree, I most have torn something. We need an MRI Post Arthrogram. Ok, that sounds expensive wonder what it will cost and where I should get that done since I have a HDHP and Health ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/29/2017 10:13 AM by David More
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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
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Humana just announced they will not offer individual health insurance in 2018. "There isn't enough money in the ACA as it's structured, even with its fees and taxes, to support the population that needs to be served" say Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini.  This changes hits Tennesseans especially hard with ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/15/2017 3:51 PM by David Moore
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