Tag Archives: health insurance

Mar25

SXSW 2014: True Potential of Social Media in Healthcare Is Still Ahead of Us

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Over a single-week period, SXSW Interactive hosts hundreds of presentations and panels. What was interesting to note this year, compared to the last few, is that a large percentage of healthcare discussions were now hosted on the stages of the two main convention centers, alongside all major celebrity keynotes. Among many trends and ideas that […]

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May8

Is It “Health Insurance,” or Merely Prepaid Health Care?

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The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) goal is to provide health insurance coverage to those without it now, and it uses 2 main mechanisms to do so. It penalizes individuals without insurance, thereby encouraging them to sign up for health insurance. (In order to support this effort, the law creates state insurance exchanges to offer health […]

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