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  • Canceled policies don't cover ACA mandates

    Canceled policies don't cover ACA mandates
    As a healthy man with no pre-existing conditions, Newport News resident Deck Hankins had no complaints with the insurance policy he'd carried for five years. When he received notice from his insurance company that his policy had been canceled for...
  • Letters: Colonoscopies without propofol

    Re "Anthem's propofol policy discourages a vital procedure," Column, Oct. 18 David Lazarus is wrong to expect Anthem Blue Cross to cover propofol sedation for all colonoscopies. Many gastroenterologists such as myself perform colonoscopies under...
  • Prescription drug plan

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Company and Plan Name || 2014 Monthly Premium || 2013 Monthly Premium || Annual deductible || Your co-payments from $0 to $2,850 of total drug costs * || Your co-payments from $2,851 to $6,455 of total drug costs ** || 2013...
  • Letters: Feeling blue about flu shots

    Re "Getting a clue about flu shots," Column, Oct. 25 Similar to David Lazarus, I went to my local CVS last week for a flu shot and was told that it was not covered by my insurance. Because my insurance policy is a new one, I agreed and paid $31.99 for...
  • The Obamacare success stories you haven't been hearing about

    The Obamacare success stories you haven't been hearing about
    Last summer Ellen Holzman and Meredith Vezina, a married gay couple in San Diego County, got kicked off their long-term Kaiser health plan, for which they'd been paying more than $1,300 a month. The cause wasn't the Affordable Care Act, as far as they...
  • Widespread confusion over flu shot insurance benefits

    Widespread confusion over flu shot insurance benefits
    Wendell Morris stopped recently at a Rite Aid drugstore in Santa Monica to get a flu shot. A worker at the pharmacy said Morris' insurer, Anthem Blue Cross, didn't cover flu shots. So Morris paid about $30 out of pocket for the vaccination. He later...
  • Aetna CEO: Public, Private Exchanges Are Future Of Health Care

    FARMINGTON — Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini said Thursday that the steep rate of medical inflation is changing the heath insurance marketplace from a business-to-business model to a retail market shared by private as well as public...
  • 73,000 losing coverage as insurers drop plans

    73,000 losing coverage as insurers drop plans
    About 73,000 policy holders around the state will lose their insurance in coming months because nine insurance companies are dropping some health plans that were not grandfathered under the Affordable Care Act, the Maryland Insurance Administration...
  • 50 Years At Hartford Stage: The Highs And Lows Via Its Artistic Directors

    50 Years At Hartford Stage: The Highs And Lows Via Its Artistic Directors
    Among themselves, they call each other by the order in which they led Hartford Stage with Jacques Cartier, who founded the theater in 1963 being "One." "Two" through "Five" —- Paul Weidner, Mark Lamos, Michael Wilson and the theater's present...
  • Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange

    Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange
    Small businesses buying health coverage for their employees through a new state insurance marketplace could pay anywhere from 5 percent less to 15 percent more in premiums next year under rates Maryland regulators approved Tuesday. The Maryland Insurance...
  • Stress erodes employee health -- and corporate profits

    On Tuesday I guest-hosted CNBC's "Squawk Box," a program that bills itself as the show that "brings Wall Street to Main Street." As well as discussing Cyprus and a possible euro-crisis, we discussed the growing trend in corporate America of taking steps...