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Feb 5- Humana Inc said on Wednesday that it received 202,000 applications for Obamacare health insurance plans, many of them from young people, but still gave a wide forecast for 2014 profit as it waits to see the demographics of future customers.
Feb 5- U.S. health insurer Humana Inc said on Wednesday that it had received 202,000 applications through Jan. 31 for 2014 Obamacare health insurance plans in the 14 states where it offers them.
Feb 5- U.S. health insurer Humana Inc on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss as it took a $243 million charge to set aside financial reserves for a group of long-term care policies that it no longer sells. Besides health plans, Humana also provides dental, vision.
Feb 5- U.S. health insurer Humana Inc on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss as it took a 99- cent- per-share charge to set aside financial reserves for a group of long-term care insurance policies that it no longer sells. Besides health plans, Humana also provides dental, vision.
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Jan 14- WellPoint Inc expects its growth to accelerate because of the expansion of health insurance through public exchanges and Medicaid under Obamacare, despite technology problems, Chief Executive Officer Joseph Swedish told an investor conference.
Health insurer Humana says the enrollment mix in private plans through exchanges created by Obamacare will be, "more adverse than ... expected."
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WASHINGTON, Nov 15- In the most significant legislative rebuke to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, 39 members of his Democratic Party voted for a Republican bill in the House of Representatives on Friday aimed at undermining his signature domestic policy.
WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President Barack Obama was due to meet health insurance chief executives on Friday, a day after insurers expressed concerns about his plan to help Americans who are losing their coverage because of his healthcare overhaul.
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Humana Inc said that because of technical problems preventing millions of Americans from accessing the federal HealthCare.gov website since it opened on Oct. 1, the company had slashed its expectations of signing on 500,000 new plan members to an estimate of closer to 250,000..
The comments from Humana Inc add to calls from Democratic and Republican lawmakers to wait until it is clear people can sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, commonly called Obamacare.
WASHINGTON, Nov 6- President Barack Obama's top healthcare adviser told a Senate oversight committee on Wednesday that delaying the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare is "not an option," despite the troubled rollout of the federal website, HealthCare.gov.
Nov 6- Insurer Humana Inc HUM.N said on Wednesday that it expected the U.S. government to extend the enrollment period for new health insurance exchanges created by President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law.