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  • Medicaid To Cover Autism Therapies For Children, Teens

    Medicaid To Cover Autism Therapies For Children, Teens
    Plans are underway to provide thousands of individuals under age 21 who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with home-based interventions and other services through the state's Medicaid program beginning Jan. 1. "This is absolutely huge," said...
  • Wall Street chides top California insurers for Obamacare network errors

    Wall Street chides top California insurers for Obamacare network errors
    Two leading health insurers drew new fire from Wall Street for overstating their Obamacare doctor networks and trying to deflect the blame. Last week, California regulators found that Anthem Blue Cross, a unit of publicly traded WellPoint Inc., and...
  • Pamela Yip: Don't wait to prepare for financial life without a spouse

    Malea Anderson has been dealing with the financial fallout of her husband's death. "I'm a mess," said Anderson, of Dallas, whose husband died in a plane crash in September. "We were on the verge of opening a business. It was my husband's business. Now...
  • Detroit eyes bankruptcy exit in second week of December: attorney

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit is eying a date between Dec. 8 and 10 for its debt adjustment plan to take effect, allowing the city to exit the biggest-ever municipal bankruptcy, an attorney said on Monday. Heather Lennox, Detroit's attorney with law firm...
  • Health exchange officials must work to improve the quality of care

    Health exchange officials must work to improve the quality of care
    The National Alliance on Mental Illness applauds the Easter Seals' recent article encouraging lawmakers to improve health insurance plan benefits for millions of Americans ("Getting what you pay for in the ACA," Nov. 15). At NAMI Maryland we strongly...
  • Aviva, Friends Life 5.6 billion pound merger plan makes sense: investors

    By Carolyn Cohn and Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) - Aviva's potential 5.6 billion pound ($8.8 billion) purchase of Friends Life reflects a need to consolidate and cut costs in Britain's insurance industry, fund managers said. The two companies said on...
  • Ferguson business owners ask for peaceful demonstrations

    FERGUSON, Mo. Business owners along West Florissant Avenue pleaded for peace Friday as they awaited the St. Louis County grand jury's decision on the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. The owners,...
  • Hartford Insurer Earl O'Garro Charged With Insurance Fraud

    Hartford Insurer Earl O'Garro Charged With Insurance Fraud
    HARTFORD — Federal authorities accused once-rising Hartford insurance star Earl O'Garro Jr. of fraud Friday, saying that he lied to obtain $126,000 in state economic assistance money and embezzled more than $1 million more in insurance premiums from...
  • Obamacare: Beyond the website

    Obamacare: Beyond the website
    While it's too early to declare the new Maryland health insurance exchange website a complete success, its largely smooth launch this week offers the prospect that this open enrollment period will be focused less on the technology and more on ensuring...
  • Aviva in $8.8 billion deal to buy Friends Life after pensions shake-up

    By Roshni Menon and Carolyn Cohn LONDON (Reuters) - British insurer Aviva said on Friday it had agreed terms on a possible deal to buy rival Friends Life for 5.6 billion pounds ($8.8 billion) as British pension reforms put pressure on insurance...
  • Generic drug prices skyrocket in past year

     Generic drug prices skyrocket in past year
    After calling for a routine prescription refill, Craig Elliott got a rude shock: His bill was going up fivefold. The 44-year-old piano tuner and guitar instructor from Elgin, who has health insurance, used to pay $20 for a three-month supply of his...