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5 Facts About the Uninsured for Health Insurance

The number of uninsured rose sharply in 2009, reaching 50 million people. Decreasing the number of uninsured is a key goal of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which will provide Medicaid or...

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Denied Health Claims Subject to Review

If you have a health claim denied in Idaho you have the right to the have the decision independently reviewed. This independent review process was instituted as part of Idaho's Health Carrier External Review Act (Title...

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Class Action Lawsuits up 60%

Corporate Directors and Officers are the targets of an increasing number of class action lawsuits. The average number of US class actions filed between 2007 and 2009 was nearly 60 percent higher than in 2006, according...

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Free Medical Clinic Open for Uninsured

The area's only free medical clinic is serving the uninsured and medically needy of the Lewiston-Clarkston valley. The Snake River Community Clinic (SRCC) has limited hours on Tuesday and Thursday evenings on a first...

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Auto Claims Fraud by Medical Providers Rampant

Higher auto insurance rates for New Yorkers is blamed on rampant fraud by unscrupulous medical providers. Health care costs for automobile accident victims in New York increased 42 percent faster than overall medical...

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Senior Health Plans Changing / Some Discontinued

Millions of seniors must choose new Medicare supplement plans before 1/1/2011. Some plans are being discontinued to comply with the Affordable Care Act. Call us for an appointment with a certified insurance agent to...

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Traffic Fatalities Lowest in 60 Years

2009 saw the lowest traffic fatalities ever recorded according to the US Transportation Department. Highway deaths fell to 33,808 for the year, the lowest number since 1950. In fact, fatalities declined in all...

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Crash Test - 1959 vs 2009 Chevy

Which vehicle is safer in a crash test - a 1959 Chevy Bel Air or a 2009 Chevy Malibu? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety celebrated their 50th anniversary with a crash test to demonstrate that car...

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Dog Bite Claims Top $400M in 2009

Dog bites accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claims paid out in 2009, costing $412 million and up 6.4 percent from 2008, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.)....

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Newsletter - Fall 2010

Feature articles include: New website launch - get $5 gift card WA Voter Alert I-1082 Senior Health Plans Changing Lender Spotlight - Bobbi Hoene Referral Rewards - 3rd Quarter Winners Don't forget to fill out the...

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