Health insurance merger spree leaves uncertainty for consumers

...buy coverage and care because patients are being exposed to more of the cost of care through rising deductibles and other insurance expenses. A big deal would allow companies to combine their best technology.Q: When will consumers start seeing any impact...

Funeral at Columbia AME church for the Rev. Daniel Simmons, Charleston church shooting victim

...Corrections and as a counselor with the Veterans Administration in Columbia. Speakers also recalled his varied days working as an insurance broker, a bus operator, and an active member of the AME church across the state.One of his school fellows recalled they...

Court ruled correctly

...down in a meaningful way.Yes, President Obama won this battle, and several million Americans have affordable health care insurance for the first time.And as my youngest daughter always says when something good happens, "Praise the Lord!"

Supreme Court ruling keeps health insurance subsidies for thousands in Georgia and 33 other states

...area who used them to purchase health insurance.The Court ruled 6-3 in favor of allowing...for many it was the first time they had insurance or the ability to see a doctor on a...subsidies "would destabilize the individual insurance markets in any State with a Federal...

Arrive early for security access, ID check at Fort Gordon's concert, festival and fireworks show

...Tobacco Road) will be open.Visitors must have a photo ID for everyone in a car over age 16. Car registration and proof of insurance are required.Fort Gordon has begun implementing tighter security controls to comply with Army regulations that will eventually...

Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

...degree.With the higher threshold, many more Americans - from fast food and retail supervisors to bank branch managers and insurance claims adjusters - would become eligible for overtime.A threshold of $984 a week would cover 15 million people, according...

'Be My Baby' is tale told in many places on one stage

...through security at the gates. All visitors must have a pass. All guests older than 16 must have a valid ID. Proof of car insurance and registration are also required for entry to Fort Gordon.For reservations, call (706) 793-8552.

US stock indexes regain some ground as investors follow Greek debt saga

...France fell 1.6 percent.In the U.S., Willis Group Holdings rose $1.50, or 3.3 percent, to $46.90 after the insurance broker said it will combine with Towers Watson in a deal valued at about $18 billion.Bond insurers, including MBIA and...

Boston's 2024 organizers release details of their $4.6 billion plan

...Dempsey, a co-chairman of the No Boston Olympics group, said organizers haven't delved into the details of a proposed insurance plan to protect taxpayer interests.Boston's bid has stumbled since getting the initial nod from the USOC, with local...

Supreme Court upholds health care law

...imperiled the landmark law and health insurance for millions of Americans.Whether you...middle-income Americans to help pay for insurance premiums regardless of where they live...in states that set up their own health insurance marketplaces - would lead to a "calamitous...