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Hundreds of Md. employers facing health insurance changes in 2016

Maryland officials have set next year’s premium rates for individual and small-group market health insurance plans, but 2016 will also bring rate changes for hundreds of large employers, officials said. That’s because the threshold for small-group coverage will change from ...

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Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation’s largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients. In just three weeks, starting with Aetna’s $35 billion ...

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Consumers drawn to low prices of temporary health plans

Worried about going without health coverage, musician Tom Miller bought a nine-month insurance policy in January to tide himself over while he rebuilt his business after a divorce and moved from Maryland to North Carolina. At $90 a month, it ...

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Yes, the boss can make you buy company insurance

Under the health law, large employers that don’t offer their full-time workers comprehensive, affordable health insurance face a fine. But some employers are taking it a step further and requiring workers to buy the company insurance, whether they want it or not. Many workers may have no choice but to comply.

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