CA Calls for an End to Health Insurance Tax Penalty for Some Rural Residents

CA Calls for an End to Health Insurance Tax Penalty for Some Rural Residents

Insurance companies exiting the health care marketplace in 2017 creates lack of competition and price inequality, offering no coverage choices for millions of rural Americans

Fergus Falls, Minn., June 1, 2016 – Communicating for America (CA), a national rural advocacy group, is calling on the U.S. government to waive the federal tax penalty for small town rural residents who will have only one health insurance carrier on their state exchange or the federal marketplace in 2017. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, residents in 650 American counties will be limited to just one health insurance company in the health care marketplaces next year. Of the 650 counties affected, 70 percent of residents live in rural areas.

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CA Sends Joint Support in Letter to Ways and Means

CA Sends Joint Support in Letter to Ways and Means

Communicating for America joined the Council for Affordable Health Coverage to request prompt consideration of H.R.  2911/S. 1697 from the leaders on the Committee on Ways and Means to examine legislation that would protect small businesses from punitive fines for helping employees with health care costs and restore the ability to provide a flexible and […]

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CA Annual Meeting Reminder

CA Annual Meeting Reminder

The CA annual meeting and luncheon will be held Friday, March 4, 2016, in Scottsdale, Arizona. beginning at 12:00 p.m, The meeting will be held in the Markland Board room,7500 Doubletree Road. All members of CA are welcome to attend.

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CA Issues Call to Action  Opposing Medicare Part D Rebates

CA Issues Call to Action Opposing Medicare Part D Rebates

Communicating for America has joined the Council for Affordable Health Coverage, and 380 other organizations leading the effort to support Medicare Part D and oppose Part D rebates.Letters signed by all organizations were delivered to members of the House of Representatives and the Senate last week. The letter urges opposition to Part D rebates because […]

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First Visit Free Offer from Doctor On Demand

First Visit Free Offer from Doctor On Demand

Exciting news! For a limited time, your first Video Visit with Doctor On Demand is FREE. As you may know, we offer easy, stress-free access to Board Certified doctors (for adults and children) through your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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Members Disagree With Obama’s  Executive Action Plan

Members Disagree With Obama’s Executive Action Plan

In a recent December survey, CA members were asked whether they agreed with President Obama’s use of executive action on undocumented immigrants. A total of 64% of respondents did not agree with the President’s action. We can infer that this means our members would prefer Congress to tackle immigration reform. CA has long been committed to working with Capitol Hill to get a bipartisan immigration bill passed.

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Introducing Doctor On Demand – New Benefit for 2015

Introducing Doctor On Demand – New Benefit for 2015

Doctor On Demand offers easy, stress-free access to board-certified medical doctors (for adults and children) through Video Visits on your smart phone or computer – all from the comfort of your own home. Take advantage of their services in the New Year – get prescriptions refilled, keep your family in tip top shape and be prepared for the unexpected!*

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Your Opinion Matters

Your Opinion Matters

Please take a few minutes to complete our survey regarding issues that continue to be hotly debated in Congress: the Affordable Care Act (ACA), environmental issues, immigration reform, individual tax reform and the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Please take the time to take our survey here

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CA Encourages Members to “Shop Around” – Consumers Are In Charge

CA Encourages Members to “Shop Around” – Consumers Are In Charge

The 2nd Open Enrollment is just around the corner. CA President Patty Strickland encourages all CA members to review the plan they selected through the Federal or State Marketplace and  “Shop Around” for the best health plan to suit your current situation. As we get ready to embark on the second year of the Affordable Care Act’s health coverage expansion, there are a several items to consider.

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It’s About the Consumer:  Health Insurance Marketplace Survey

It’s About the Consumer: Health Insurance Marketplace Survey

  Communicating for America is surveying members to find out how they feel about shopping for health insurance since Obamacare launched. Your participation is important to help CA understand how we can better serve our members in the second open enrollment of the Affordable Care Act, which starts on Saturday November 15th. Click here to […]

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