Open Enrollment is Over: Here are Some Options

By ngoriel NOTE: This blog is from healthcare.gov and first appeared on April 17, 2014. Open Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace is closed for 2014, but you may still have options to get health coverage this year. And if you joined the millions of Americans who have already signed up for Marketplace coverage, we can help you learn how to use it. Your options after March 31, 2014 The next open enrollment period begins on November 15, 2014 for coverage that can begin as early as January 1, 2015. Medicaid and CHIP enrollment continues year round. You can apply for Medicaid and CHIP through HealthCare.gov or your state Marketplace, or directly through your state’s Medicaid department. You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. If you experience a qualifying life event, you’ll still be able to sign up for private insurance in the Marketplace outside the open enrollment period. Here are some examples of qualifying life events: No longer being covered by your parents’ plan Moving to a new area Having a baby or adopting a child Getting married or divorced Losing your other health insurance Gaining status as a member of an Indian tribe Gaining citizenship Leaving incarceration […]

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University of Puget Sound Uses Abila to Record Bitcoin Donation Equivalent of $10,000

In February, Nicolas Cary, CEO of digital wallet company Blockchain.info, donated 14.5 bitcoins (equivalent of $10,000) to the University of Puget Sound, his alma mater. Now, the Washington state university has recorded that donation, which is likely the first in bitcoins to an American university, using donor relationship management tool Abila Millennium.

Cary graduated from University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2007.

Bitcoin Foundation Canada responds to bitcoin report by Montreal Economic Institute

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This week, the Canadian non-partisan think-tank Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) published a report highlighting how Canada is the second most popular country for the peer-to-peer decentralized virtual currency bitcoin. It also warned that with bitcoin being associated with illicit transactions and without government regulation then it could hinder growth and development in Canada. “In order […]

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Half of eBay users no longer trust it after poor handling of database breach

ALMOST HALF of eBay users have said they are less likely to use the service in the future following its recent database breach. A poll conducted by Yougov has found that 49 percent of eBay users have lost trust in the service following its data loss…

Half of eBay users no longer trust it after poor handling of database breach is a story from: BitcoinWarrior.net

Guess what folks, the pros are just as petty as the rest of us

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With the recent increase in merchants accepting bitcoin, there is an important caveat that the crypto-currency community would prefer to ignore. The truth is, most merchants are not really accepting bitcoin – they’re converting the currency to dollars at the point of sale. This means that, in some cases, doing business in Bitcoin is actually less effective […]

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