| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A consumer organization and an anonymous HIV/AIDS patient are suing Aetna in federal court, claiming the insurer discriminates against people with HIV/AIDS by requiring them to buy medications through the mail starting Jan. 1.
The plaintiffs say the...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Next year, seniors with private Medicare Advantage insurance policies whose doctors leave their plan may be able to leave, too, under a new Medicare rule.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which oversee Medicare Advantage programs, will...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Virginia's largest health insurer won't be grandfathering policies that don't meet Affordable Care Act standards, despite a last-minute change in state law that would allow it to do so.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield said this week that the wheels...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:29 PM
To those still without health insurance for 2015: Monday is a key deadline for Obamacare.
If you didn't sign up for health insurance on Healthcare.gov last year: Enroll in coverage by Monday for benefits to kick in Jan. 1. If you sign up from Dec. 16 to...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Medicare advocates said Tuesday that patients deserve protections included in legislation introduced in June by Connecticut members of Congress.
The Center for Medicare Advocacy and the Medicare Rights Center held a phone conference with U.S. Rep. Rosa...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
WellPoint Inc. raised its 2014 earnings forecast again and trumped third-quarter expectations as the overhaul of the healthcare system adds millions of people to the nation's health insurance rolls, and at a lower cost than was expected at the nation's...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Una de las primeras preguntas que los sénior hacen cuando buscan un plan de salud bajo Medicare es: ¿Voy a mantener el doctor que tengo si me paso a un nuevo plan?
Esa pregunta está volviéndose cada vez más difícil de responder.
Algunos planes de...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a legal challenge to a key part of the Obamacare health law which, if successful, would deprive millions of Americans of tax-credit subsidies to help them afford health insurance coverage.
In a one-sentence...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Illinois residents who enroll in Obamacare on the whole will pay higher premiums than last year for the most popular plans, but they'll have many more options to choose from, according to 2015 plan information released Friday.
Premiums for the lowest-...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Healthcare.gov is open for window shopping.
Though open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act doesn't begin officially until Saturday, those who plan on obtaining insurance through the public exchanges can start to browse plans starting today at...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:42 PM
MANCHESTER — The Republican Town Committee has named former party Chairman Matt Galligan to replace Mark Tweedie on the board of directors.
The vote at a meeting Wednesday night was unanimous, Deputy Mayor Tim Devanney, a Republican member of the...