Insurance Refund: The Check Might Be In The Mail

Posted on 05/2/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthAlmost a third of people who bought their own insurance last year will get refunds averaging $127 under a provision of the new health care law, according to a new analysis of state data from the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit research group. The checks are due consumers and businesses by Aug. 1, but the percentage of those who can expect the rebates varies widely by state, the foundation said. In some states, like Vermont, Rhode Island, Iowa and Hawaii, less than …

ComEd Owes You Money – And They Won’t Pay Up!

Posted on 03/28/2012 by |All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50. | Comments

Your LifeHi Illinois friends! This is Gerardo, from the AARP Illinois Communications Team…. I’m sure you’d agree with me – if somebody owed you some money, you’d want them to pay up as soon as possible. What if that somebody owed you $37 million? Well, utility giant Commonwealth Edison owes its Northern Illinois customers $37 million dating back to 2007. The State has ordered them to pay, and pay soon. And ComEd is fighting the order in court. Can you believe …