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Viral Launch Names Mitch Black President & COO

By Kate Shepherd | Aug 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Viral Launch has named Mitch Black as President and COO.

Hire Comes as Viral Launch Readies for Rapid Growth Indianapolis-based Viral Launch, which helps clients across the country sell products on Amazon, has named Mitch Black its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Black, who joins the SaaS-platform provider on Thursday, will have responsibility for the company’s go-to-market strategy and the successful execution of planning…

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Glick Fund Awards Grant, Matching Funds

By Kate Shepherd | Aug 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Glick Fund is giving nonprofit Connected By 25 a grant and matching funds.

Indiana Connected By 25 was awarded a $50,000 grant by the Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation. Indiana Connected By 25 is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit supporting youth who age out of the foster care system without permanent families. The Glick Fund’s gift will support Indiana Connected By 25’s efforts to improve education outcomes for foster youth…

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The Corydon Group Begins Managing Indianapolis Medical Society, Adds Prominent Director

By Kate Shepherd | Jul 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Indianapolis Medical Society will be headed by Executive Vice President Morgan Perrill.

The Corydon Group is growing its association management practice with the new addition of the Indianapolis Medical Society (IMS) as a client. The Indianapolis public affairs firm also has hired a prominent professional to lead IMS as its Executive Vice President and serve as The Corydon Group’s Director of Strategic Initiatives.  This is a newly…

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Indiana’s Increased Marketplace Rate Filings Harm Hoosiers

By Kate Shepherd | Jun 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
Rate filings show maximum increases of 33.6 percent and 5.4 percent in the Indiana Marketplace.

Protect Our Care Calls for the Sabotage to Stop  Rate filings for 2019 individual-market health insurance released today show the two companies offering health insurance to Hoosiers through the Marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have asked for maximum increases of 33.6 percent and 5.4 percent. The Indiana Department of Insurance says the…

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Free Luncheon for Indiana HR Professionals

By Kate Shepherd | Jun 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
Indiana HR professionals can attend a free lunch and learn June 21.

Kate Shepherd Communications‘ client Sandler Training DTB is offering a FREE lunch and learn for Indiana HR directors and talent recruiters this month.  The event will focus on skills needed to help them combat low unemployment and find team members who will take their organizations to the next level.  “10 Actionable Steps to Qualify, Nurture and…

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Pre-existing condition protections are under attack

By Kate Shepherd | Jun 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
A new Survey shows Hoosiers oppose repealing the Affordable Care Act. and its protections for pre-existing conditions.

Pre-existing condition protections are under attack.  The Trump Administration has made the unfortunate decision not to have the Department of Justice defend the crucial insurance reforms included in the Affordable Care Act, including the provision requiring health insurance companies to cover those with pre-existing conditions. Protect Our Care Indiana Spokeswoman Kate Shepherd issued the following…

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Women’s Outdoor Adventure Film Distributed Globally

By Kate Shepherd | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
A outdoor adventure film from DNK Presents is now available on IndieFlix.

DNK Presents’ Outdoor Adventure Film Now on IndieFlix  The acclaimed women’s outdoor adventure film “Live Adventurously” is now available on IndieFlix for viewers around the world to enjoy.  “Live Adventurously” is featured on the front page of the IndieFlix website in the “Recently Added” category and other areas of the streaming platform. The film from…

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Survey: Majority of Hoosiers Oppose Repealing the Affordable Care Act

By Kate Shepherd | May 16, 2018 | 1 Comment
A new Survey shows Hoosiers oppose repealing the Affordable Care Act. and its protections for pre-existing conditions.

A new Public Policy Polling survey shows that a majority of registered voters in Indiana oppose repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Instead, they want to keep what works in the ACA and fix what doesn’t by a margin of 34 percent. The poll shows that 61 percent of Hoosier voters favor tweaking the ACA.…

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Gallup Reports Significant Increase in Uninsured Hoosiers

By Kate Shepherd | May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Gallup poll shows the number of uninsured Hoosiers is on the rise.

New Gallup Data Shows Health Care Sabotage is Hurting Indiana Families (INDIANAPOLIS) – A new Gallup survey shows that the uninsured rate rose significantly in Indiana during 2017. Gallup attributes the dramatic increase in the number of uninsured Hoosiers to Republicans’ repeal-and-sabotage campaign against the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid. “Health care advocates have warned…

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Protect Our Care Indiana Established to Fight for Hoosier Healthcare

By Kate Shepherd | May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Protect Our Care Indiana is being formed to protect Hoosier healthcare.

Protect Our Care Indiana’s First Action Item: Marking May 4 as Anniversary of House GOP Effort to Dismantle ACA Bill Would Have Slashed Hoosiers’ Coverage, Imposed Age Tax, Allowed Pre-Existing Condition Discrimination One year ago today, 217 Congressional Republicans (Including Representatives Jackie Walorski, Jim Banks, Todd Rokita, Susan Brooks, Luke Messer, Larry Bucshon and Trey…

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