Flaw In Federal Software Lets Employers Offer Plans Without Hospital Benefits, Consultants Say

By Jay Hancock KHN Staff Writer Sep 12, 2014 A flaw in the federal calculator for certifying that insurance meets the health law’s toughest standard is leading dozens of large employers to offer plans that lack basic benefits such as hospitalization coverage, according to brokers and consultants. The calculator appears to allow companies enrolling workers…

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Special mothers honored this Sunday

Happy Mother’s Day. No I’m not especially early or even really late.  For a special group of mothers, Sunday marks a Mother’s Day of a different stripe.  The last Sunday in September is observed for those mothers who have lost sons or daughters in a war. The American Gold Star Mothers was formed after World…

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This Saturday's guest on KTTH

On this Saturday’s Radio Show, Rajiv’s guest will be Dr. Marty Levine. Dr.  Levine is a family physician and geriatrician who works for Iora Primary Care in Shoreline.  Dr. Levine has been a practicing physician in Seattle for 17 years, focusing on primary care and care for older adults with chronic problems.  He has been…

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Satisfaction in married life begins with the wife

You’ve heard that expression “when Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy?”   Jeff Foxworthy made the expression a household phrase but it turns out it’s not just funny… it’s true.  Researchers found that in relationships amongst older married couples, the wife’s satisfaction with the marriage directly reflected in the husband’s satisfaction but the relationship doesn’t work…

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