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 […]
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.
A popular open-source encryption program often used to secure desktop bitcoin wallets is compromised, according to its developers. The program, TrueCrypt, was deemed “not secure” due to “unfixed security issues” according to a notice on its…
Popular Encryption Tool TrueCrypt Mysteriously Shuts Down is a story from: BitcoinWarrior.net
What’s News: The U.S. economy contracts in the first quarter of 2014 with GDP Shrinking at an adjusted annual rate of 1%. Dish Network will begin accepting payments in bitcoin. Tiger Woods will miss the U.S. Open. Niki Blasina reports. Thanks for…
VIDEO: U.S. Economy Shrinks in First Quarter, and More is a story from: BitcoinWarrior.net
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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by Nomad Outside of the academic world perhaps, few people have heard of the name of Henry George. That’s a real pity since his observations about economic inequality are as timely as they are essential to our own day. A Pyramid On Its Apex So long…
Progress and Poverty is a story from: BitcoinWarrior.net
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
It’s not always easy to be an early adopter of a disruptive technology like bitcoin. In addition to dealing with bitcoin’s price volatility, sometimes rough-around-the-edges user applications and the uncertainty about the digital currency’s regulatory…
7 Things Every Misinformed Person Says About Bitcoin is a story from: BitcoinWarrior.net
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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