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Ebola Round Up: Tracking the Virus in the U.S.

Posted on October 24, 2014  |  Permalink

Topics: Public Health, Diseases and Conditions, Infections, Emergency Response

The federal government ramped up its response to Ebola in the U.S. this past week, implementing travel restrictions and launching new efforts to address the issue. American Health Line rounds up this week’s news on the virus, as told through social media.

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Ebola Round Up: Tracking the Virus in the U.S.

WHAT WE’RE READING: Drugmakers Seek Indemnity for Ebola Drug Development

Posted on October 24, 2014  |  Permalink

Topics: Public Health, Diseases and Conditions, Military, Flu

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WHAT WE’RE READING: Drugmakers Seek Indemnity for Ebola Drug Development

What's Changed With Avg. Insurance Rate Increases in the Past Two Months?

Posted on October 23, 2014  |  Permalink

Topics: Health Care Reform, Insurance, Exchanges, Health Plans and Insurance Companies, Costs and Prices

It's been more than two months since PricewaterhouseCoopers' Health Research Institute released its initial report on average individual market health insurance rate increases.

The report garnered significant media coverage at the time, but what's gotten less attention is that PWC has continued to update its average premium increase map, with the latest update coming Oct. 3.

How have things changed from PWC's findings on Aug. 15 to Oct. 3 for the 22 states, plus Washington, D.C., with available average individual market rate data on both dates?

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What's Changed With Avg. Insurance Rate Increases in the Past Two Months?