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DeAnn Friedholm

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What the Affordable Care Act Really Means for Consumers

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2012 | 9:45 AM

If you've been listening to the uproar about the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as the healthcare law or "Obamacare," then you're probably scared out of your wits from tales of "death panels" and "government takeover." And you'd have good reason to be concerned -- if those allegations were accurate....

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How Much is Too Much?

(9) Comments | Posted July 28, 2010 | 11:08 AM

How can some nonprofit health insurers justify hiking premiums year after year when they are sitting on a mountain of surplus funds?

Over the last ten years, nonprofit Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) health insurers across the country have set aside billions of dollars in surpluses. At the same...

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