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Plan targets health care bias against transgender people

...also be protected.Other advocates were disappointed with a separate section of the rule addressing discriminatory insurance benefits. That can happen, for example, when an insurer requires patients to pay a large share of the cost for all drugs...
Nation and World
China's biggest public political event - but is it relevant?

...She said she has pressing issues for which she'd like their help, including transferring her mother's social insurance benefits to another location. But she added, "I don't even know how to contact a delegate."Shi Gaole, a salesman...
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March trial for wrongful death of Hoonah officer

...testified Thursday she didn't realize she had a case against the city until she consulted with Choate about life and insurance benefits, and he informed her of her options. She said no one from the city or the Alaska Municipal League Joint Insurance...
Letter: Affordable Care Act unfair to small businesses

...others like it are expected to be impacted by higher premiums. Right now, my husband is the only one receiving insurance benefits. Due to rising costs, however, we are contemplating dropping his plan and simply paying for healthcare out of...
Check for $1 is too little, too late

...the Social Security Administration issues written notice of the applicant's eligibility for SSI or Disability Insurance benefits, or the first day of the month after the Disability Determination Service notifies DPA that the applicant is disabled...
Debts have hospitals seeking payment up front

...away from local hospitals if they don't pay their charges up front. In recent years, businesses have cut health insurance benefits for employees, hospital executives said. If businesses kept the benefit, they often shifted more of the costs...
Getting government out of health care? Yeah, right

...socialist." But have they ever - ever - considered relinquishing the generous government-administered health insurance benefits that taxpayers provide them through their employment on behalf of the American people? "If you think it's a...
Alaska editorial: State needs to solve costly retirement-system shortfall

...municipalities and school districts - have about $14 billion invested, earning money to cover future retirement and health insurance benefits. But the state's financial adviser says the funds are short $6.9 billion to cover the next 25 years, assuming...
Indictment: Man planned to fake death

...indictment says Darling told another friend "the reason he married her was to carry out his plan to collect life insurance benefits after he faked his death." Darling described his relationship with Wood as "a friendship, not a romantic or...
City health plan spurs worker petition

Some city employees surprised by a new policy allowing domestic partners to receive city health insurance benefits are backing a petition opposing the rule. The employees said they were blindsided by the domestic partner clause when they received...


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