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  • Reimbursement Arrangements
  • Zane Benefits, which provides comprehensive and flexible alternatives to traditional employer sponsored health benefits, is the leader in health care reform, defined contribution and health reimbursement arrangements . (prweb.com)
  • Zane Benefits was founded in 2006 to provide a revolutionized SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) administration platform ('ZaneHRA') for Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and defined contribution health care. (prweb.com)
  • Obama's
  • But once the concept became integral to the success of President Obama's federal health law, Utah and many other Republican-dominated states resisted it. (pewtrusts.org)
  • choices
  • This could represent more than 2.6 million Exchange participants with only one health insurance option, which means they will not have any choices. (cms.gov)
  • The Nature of Risk Preferences: Evidence from Insurance Choices ," American Economic Review , American Economic Association, vol. 103(6), pages 2499-2529, October. (repec.org)
  • The Nature of Risk Preferences: Evidence from Insurance Choices ," Working Papers 11-03, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics. (repec.org)
  • The Nature of Risk Preferences: Evidence from Insurance Choices ," CESifo Working Paper Series 3933, CESifo Group Munich. (repec.org)
  • companies
  • And it's not just insurance companies that are happy that the elections appear to have green-lighted Colorado's exchange. (npr.org)
  • Individuals will be able to compare policies from the insurance companies approved for each exchange. (yahoo.com)
  • There are popular parts of the law," he said, such as a requiring insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions. (pressherald.com)
  • Of the companies served by the exchange, 67 percent had no prior coverage for their employees, and 92 percent renewed their policies after the first year. (pewtrusts.org)
  • So many of our families are truly stuck in the world of being employed only in large enough companies to provide them and their children with disabilities a decent insurance policy. (apta.org)
  • However, as we have seen with Blue Cross in Ca, NY, and other states, the primary allegiance of the health insurance companies is the stock holders and executives, there business in to make money. (apta.org)
  • Today, many Maryland companies are eligible for up to a 35 percent tax credit that can reduce their insurance costs by more than a third. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Republican
  • Utah is one of several Republican-led states weighing an eleventh-hour decision about whether to set up a state-run exchange. (pewtrusts.org)
  • In both states, the exchange was the brainchild of a Republican governor eager to promote free market competition. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Once those possibilities evaporated, most Republican governors decided to let Washington run their exchanges. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Utah's Republican Governor Gary Herbert asked Washington right after the elections to accept his existing state exchange as compliant with the federal health law - pretty much as is. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Republican Representative Jim Dunnigan, the chair of Utah's Health System Reform Task Force, says it's clear the federal government isn't going to give Utah the leeway it needs to run its own exchange. (pewtrusts.org)
  • House and Senate Republican leaders oppose Hassan's request for a partnership exchange, saying much more information is needed as well as assurances from the federal government the exchange will not cost state taxpayers money. (unionleader.com)
  • private
  • Since private health insurance is the lifeblood of most health systems' financial success, any changes in the private market caused by exchanges (both public and private) will have enormous short- and long-run implications on providers. (hhnmag.com)
  • If the exchange gets passed and works to set relative values to a descent standard, than providers may be saved by government intervention to provide competition to private insurance market control. (apta.org)
  • Supreme Court
  • And, with the Supreme Court case approaching, the Legislature's Insurance and Financial Services Committee voted 7 to 6 earlier this month against formally creating a state exchange. (pressherald.com)
  • Maine's Legislature may still have time to reconsider after the Supreme Court rules, but the committee's stand raises the possibility that the state may instead allow the federal government to decide how Maine's exchange will operate. (pressherald.com)
  • Treat, who will be in Washington today in hopes of watching the Supreme Court arguments, said overturning the law would set back years of progress toward a fair and accessible health care system. (pressherald.com)