Monthly Archives: May 2012

For Many, Affordable Care Act Won’t Cover Bariatric Surgery

Uninsured Americans who are hoping the new health insurance law will give them access to weight loss treatments are likely to be disappointed. That’s especially the case in the Deep South, where obesity rates are among the highest in the nation, and states will not require health plans sold on the new online insurance marketplaces [...]

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Tips to pick the right health cover to suit your needs

It takes an agent several days, even weeks, to convince a customer to buy health insurance. Yet, 10 minutes at the billing counter of a hospital were enough to persuade Avinash Sharma (see picture). When the Delhi-based professional visited a friend, who had undergone a minor surgery in a private hospital last month, he was [...]

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