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CareFirst Excess Reserves Shouldn't Be Seen as a Free Pot of Money for the District

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.15.2015 | DC
Peter D. Rosenstein

The role of the Commissioner of Insurance is to protect the interests of those tens of thousands of D.C. residents who paid their insurance premiums to CareFirst and not to find a round-about way to fund public health programs.

Cobra: Health Insurance in Snake's Clothing

Tamar Abrams | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

I give you Cobra - the health insurance - formally known as the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act. It is a fairly well known way for work...

DC Officials Will Decide Next Week if Key Obamacare Provision Will Benefit Residents or Big Insurers

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Among the most important policy goals for the health insurance industry has been to control how the health insurance exchanges will be set up and run. Whether those exchanges are of greater benefit to consumers or insurance companies will depend on the success of the lobbying efforts.

Huge Company Seeks Major Health Insurance Premium Hike, Citing Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

The largest health insurance company in Maryland wants the state to okay its plan to raise premiums on individuals by an average of 25 percent next ye...