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  • Reader feedback Feb. 11: Virginia House passes measure on autism; Hampton man robbed, shot; Surry County Power drill

    More autism aid sought The Virginia House voted Tuesday to increase mandated insurance coverage for children with autism. The bill would require insurance companies in Virginia to cover services for autistic children up to age 10, increasing the...
  • Attorneys General Demand Response From Anthem

    Attorneys general for 10 states, including Connecticut, wrote to Anthem Inc. on Tuesday demanding details about how customers will be protected in the wake of a massive data breach. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wrote to Anthem CEO Joseph...
  • Mississippi lawmakers consider bills that would require insurers to offer autism coverage

    Mississippi lawmakers are pushing bills that would require insurance companies to offer coverage for autism screening, diagnosis and treatment on health plans sold in the state. Senate Bill 2581 passed the Senate on a split vote Tuesday, with 39 senators...
  • New drugs, price war provide hope for hepatitis C patients

    Sallie Wickens' life followed a death-defying narrative that traced the medical arc of hepatitis C: A blood-transfusion infection after a car accident in 1959, when she was 5; a positive test for the virus when she was 30; 10 years of deteriorating...
  • How To Get Generic Prescription Drugs For (Much) Less Than Your Co-Pay

    How To Get Generic Prescription Drugs For (Much) Less Than Your Co-Pay
    Eighty percent of all prescriptions are now filled with generic drugs, says the Food and Drug Administration, that cost up to 85 percent less than their brand-name equivalent. But getting the best price on generics isn't as easy as ordering them at...
  • Bank accounts, credit cards aside: forms you send your health insurer may be at biggest risk

    Everyone worries about stolen credit cards or hacked bank accounts, but just visiting the doctor may put you at greater risk for identity fraud. Those medical forms you give the receptionist and send to your health insurer provide fertile ground for...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise for second week; 30-year at 3.76%

    Mortgage rates edged higher for a second week, with Freddie Mac's weekly survey showing that lenders were offering conventional 30-year loans at an average 3.76%, up from 3.69% last week. This year's low point came the first week of February, when...
  • McCraney subsidiary sues over sinkhole damage in Orlando

    McCraney subsidiary sues over sinkhole damage in Orlando
    Developer Steven McCraney’s company thinks it was a sinkhole. Their insurance company, however, says it was just “earth movement.” The result: A lawsuit in Orlando federal court. McCraney’s company, JY Presidents 1, said the...
  • Executive director of Get Covered Illinois resigns

    A key government leader in Illinois' health insurance enrollment efforts over the past two years has resigned. Jennifer Koehler (KOH'-ler) was executive director of Get Covered Illinois and part of former Gov. Pat Quinn's administration. She oversaw...
  • Man accused of killing lover on hike sought $1M from insurer

    An Oregon man accused of killing his girlfriend while they hiked in the Columbia River Gorge six years ago tried but failed to collect on her $1 million life insurance policy, court documents show. Stephen Wagner Nichols, 40, of Bend, was arrested this...
  • Campaigns, penalties drive health insurance signup

    More prominent marketing campaigns, fear of potential tax penalties and an overall better understanding of the nation's health care law drove thousands of South Dakota residents to sign up for private health insurance during the second enrollment period...