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White House sets Conference on Aging date. 

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The conference could shape long-term care and retirement income policy discussions for years to come.
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Big small (51-100 life) groups may get play-or-pay AND the #PPACA small-group mandates.

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The NAIC wants Congress to let states set their own employer-size definitions.
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The ways of #PPACA  World can be subtle, and unexpected....
 
What if you like your individual #PPACA #exchange plan, then get a new job?

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Gaining access to some coverage does not always expand access to the right coverage.
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What if you like your individual #PPACA #exchange plan, then get a new job?

http://goo.gl/Eo9Nzf 
Gaining access to some coverage does not always expand access to the right coverage.
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Another column from Patrick Brennan, who may be to #PPACA what Kafka was to workers' comp.*

http://goo.gl/Eo9Nzf 

* Kafka worked at what amounted to an early Czech workers' comp trade group.
Gaining access to some coverage does not always expand access to the right coverage.
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The new acting CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) used to be a policy vice president at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).

In other words: this is like the new head of the Federation of Planets in the Star Trek universe being a Romulan.

http://goo.gl/MTTxgH 
Daniel Durham, the acting CEO, was a policy shaper at the drug makers\' top trade group.
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Videos for the advisors who PREVENT personal #WalkingDead / #GameOfThrones type drama.

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Web videos for the professionals who try to help clients minimize real-life drama.
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More on the Wild Wild World of Pharmacy Costs...

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Patients in China are often willing to pay more for foreign drugs than for domestic generic drugs.
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I'm going to try to revive this community, just because.
 
What if you like your individual #PPACA #exchange plan, then get a new job?

http://goo.gl/Eo9Nzf 
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It's that special time of year, for health insurance sales.

How do you make it "special good," as opposed to "special  too horrible to talk about openly"?

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For a health insurance agent, happiness means learning to make friends with the calendar.
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Covered California commission checks for 2014 should soon be in the mail. 

http://goo.gl/xKlsni 
Managers hope for 30 percent growth this year and 40 percent growth next year.
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Cyber perps get to one of lawmakers' own benefits vendors.

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CareFirst coverage is on Congress members\' exchange health plan menu.
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Education
  • Washington University in St. Louis
    English and economics
  • Medill School of Journalism
    Journalism
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The insurance reporter
Introduction
I cover health insurance, disability insurance and long-tern care insurance for National Underwriter Life & Health and LifeHealthPro.com.
Bragging rights
I've covered health insurance long enough to own a hard copy of the HIPAA conference report.
Work
Occupation
Reporter and editor
Skills
Writing, editing, finding humor in Federal Register documents, and shocking people on Google+.
Employment
  • LifeHealthPro.com
    Health Channel Editor, present
  • Business Journal of Charlotte
    Reporter, 1994 - 1996
    Financial services beat.
  • Press Journal of Vero Beach
    Reporter, 1991 - 1994
    The business beat. (Small business; Piper Aircraft; why you actually should have bought swampland in Florida; and grapefruit.)
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Currently
the New York area
Previously
Kansas City, MO, United States
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