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HHS Rolls Out Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued today its final regulations of the rules for the Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan, a temporary plan designed to cover uninsured Americans with pre-existing conditions until 2014. The regulation describes the options for determining who has a pre-existing condition, how to verify …

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Maryland Taking Steps to Become Health IT Leader by 2012

Maryland could become a national leader for health IT by 2012, if Gov. Martin O’Malley gets his way. The Maryland governor Tuesday announced his goal to position the state as an authority for health IT innovation at a roundtable forum with Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, medical system presidents, hospital chief …

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Obama Administration Unleashes Healthcare.gov

The Obama administration released yesterday Healthcare.gov, a website designed to show comprehensive list of all available public and private health-insurance plans across the nation. The new tool is part of the Affordable Care Act and, according to the site, is designed to “help you take control of your health care …

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Obama Announces Patients’ Bill of Rights

President Barack Obama unveiled new regulations under the Affordable Health Care Act in a speech that marked the first 90 days since the bill was signed. Titled the “Patient’s Bill of Rights,” the new package of benefits revealed how the provisions will be executed and various protections to customers under …

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