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Understanding the Issue: Medicaid on the horizon

Looking back, Part One of this newsletter edition - “Medicaid 101” – was intended to help supplement your basic understanding of the program’s structure, expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), funding, coverage requirements, administration and...

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Understanding the Issue: Medicaid 101

Medicaid has been in existence for over half a century and remains one of the largest health insurance coverage programs (even when compared to the individual marketplace) since the passing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Yet there are still millions of Americans admittedly unclear...

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2017 Health Careers Scholarship 17th Annual Awards Banquet

2017 marks the 17th annual Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship Program, and its banquet celebration honoring recipients for their exceptional academic ambitions in the healthcare field. Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk has been investing in the healthcare community...

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Is Telemedicine the Future of Higher Education Healthcare?

The idea of telemedicine may sound like an episode of Star Trek to some. However, the reality is that the practice of delivering medical care remotely using communications technology has been in existence in some form for almost 20 years. Across these nearly two decades, there have...

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New Waiver Enhancements

We are committed to making your student health insurance program better every year. To improve your students' experience with the online waiver process, we have added new features to the waiver form and made waiver denial communication more user-friendly. Now, students can: Save an...

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Key Provision Comparison: ACHA and PPACA

On May 4, 2017, the United States House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Health Care Act ("AHCA"), a bill that seeks to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA"). The AHCA is now before the Senate where Republicans hold a 52-48...

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