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State-run reinsurance programs lowered Obamacare premiums: Study

State-run reinsurance programs lowered health insurance premiums by nearly 20 percent, according to a study released Wednesday that will aid Democrats seeking added funding for a federal reinsurance pool. “For states looking to stabilize their individual markets, reinsurance programs may be an attractive opportunity,” said Chris Sloan, associate principal at Avalere Health, the consulting group… Read More »

Advanced school nutrition programs are effective, argue researchers – FoodNavigator-USA.com

The five-year trial​​, conducted in conjunction with the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut, followed nearly 600 students from 12 schools in New Haven, Connecticut. The study is one of the first school-based policy intervention studies that followed students through middle school. Students in schools with enhanced support to… Read More »