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  • Obamacare at 5 years: Are we better off now?

    Obamacare just passed its fifth anniversary as a law, but don't be surprised if you didn't hear much about it. After all this time, polls show the public still doesn't like it. Results are more important than perception, of course. So let's ask: If...
  • Audit says Maryland overbilled federal government $28.4M in health exchange launch

    Audit says Maryland overbilled federal government $28.4M in health exchange launch
    A long-awaited audit of Maryland's health insurance exchange has found that the state improperly billed the federal government $28.4 million as former Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration struggled to launch what would become one of the most troubled...
  • District 41 candidates debate how to implement full-day kindergarten

    As Glen Ellyn School District 41 moves forward in its study of implementing full-day kindergarten, some of the seven candidates for the board said it was a mistake not to keep the expansion option on the table. Last month, the board held off on...
  • Two Hospitals Could Be Out Of Network Soon For UnitedHealthcare Customers

    Two Hospitals Could Be Out Of Network Soon For UnitedHealthcare Customers
    People who have UnitedHealthcare insurance could face more expensive, out-of-network rates at Hartford Hospital and the Hospital of Central Connecticut, or they will have to seek care elsewhere, if the health system and insurer don't resolve a contract...
  • Allstate to help underwrite classical at Ravinia

    Allstate to help underwrite classical at Ravinia
    For the first time in the Ravinia Festival’s 111-year history, it has a sponsor for its classical music events. Ravinia announced Thursday that the Allstate Insurance Company will be its lead classical sponsor beginning with the 2015 summer season....
  • House passes Medicare bill to help doctors, children

    WASHINGTON In a rare display of bipartisanship, the House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a Medicare overhaul bill that shields doctors from pay cuts and extends a children's health insurance program. The 392-37 vote represented...
  • Should You Use An Off-Label Drug?

    An off-label drug should be used when an on-label drug, approved for a specific condition, either does not work or is not approved by an insurer. Ask your doctor: >> Is this drug approved for my condition? >> If it's off-label, has it been shown...
  • Georgia House and Senate announce deal on autism bill

    An autism insurance bill considered dead earlier this week got a new lease on life Thursday when two key legislators from the House and Senate announced a compromise plan they hope will pass before the session ends next week. State Sen. Charlie Bethel,...
  • Arizona Legislature OKs abortion medication requirement

    Arizona lawmakers approved legislation Wednesday that requires abortion providers to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes...
  • How did hospital bills get so complicated?

    How did hospital bills get so complicated?
    As recently as 1969, delivering a baby in Morristown, N.J., could cost parents as little as $235.65 — a flat, all-inclusive rate for a three-day hospital stay and doctors' fees. I know this because that was the price on the receipt from my birth...
  • Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage

    Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage
    House leaders and national medical groups are working to save a potentially historic deal to overhaul the way Medicare pays doctors and head off a dramatic cut in physicians' fees slated to take effect next week. The unusual bipartisan legislation was...