Archive For October 1st, 2013

Impact of the Government Shutdown on Health Care Reform

By | October 1, 2013

The U.S. Constitution requires Congress to pass a bill establishing a federal budget, often called a spending bill. For a spending bill to pass, the Senate and the House of Representatives must all agree upon the bill, which must then be approved by the President. When Congress is unable to agree upon a federal budget, […]

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Healthcare Reform: Factors Affecting Premium Cost

By | October 1, 2013

Factors Affecting Premium Cost       Prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) becoming law, it was common practice for insurance companies to vary the price of premiums based on things like health status, demographics, industry and the amount of time someone has been on a plan. While those practices are currently still in […]

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