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People ages 19–23 were almost twice as likely to be uninsured all year as adults ages 45–64 (24.1 percent vs.13.3 percent). What is more frightening is that 30 percent of them said they didn’t think health insurance was worth the cost, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.... Employers plan to continue covering mental health or substance abuse disorders when a federal law that requires them to provide parity between medical/surgical and mental health/addiction benefits goes into effect Jan. 1. The survey indicated that 71 percent are not considering dropping mental health and 77 percent are not considering dropping substance abuse. The survey was conducted by the Partnership for Workplace Mental Health.... Nearly 9 out of 10 adults eligible for Medicare say they are satisfied with the quality of their Medigap insurance. As the name implies, Medigap is sold by insurance companies to fill the gaps in Medicare plan coverage. The survey was sponsored by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and America’s Health Insurance Plans.

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HAP, a subsidiary of Henry Ford Health System, is a nonprofit health plan providing coverage to individuals, companies and organizations. This executive develops strategies to meet membership and revenue targets through products, pricing, market segmentation and advertising.  Aligns business among Business Development, Commercial Sales, Medicare and Public Sector Programs and Product Development. Seeks to enhance and be responsible for business development and expansion through the development of an effective product portfolio, strong interpersonal relationships and service excellence.

Apply via email to jfedder1@hfhs.org or online at http://p.rfer.us/HENRYFORDlXqAJA

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