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  • The canceled policies flap

    The canceled policies flap
    Here's the latest attack on health care reform in a nutshell: In recent weeks, health insurance companies are sending out hundreds of thousands of letters of policy cancellation. Isn't that a direct contradiction to President Barack Obama's repeated...
  • Insurers Caught In Middle Of Obamacare 'Cancellation' Flap

    Two basic realities about Obamacare have been in obvious conflict since the law passed in early 2010. Now the trains are heading for a collision with insurers standing on the tracks between them, trying to restore order. No, it is not true that the...
  • 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...
  • Obamacare cancellation blues

    Obamacare cancellation blues
    This fall, thousands of Americans are learning that they can't keep their insurance policies next year because the coverage doesn't meet the standards set in the 2010 healthcare law. The only alternative for many will be more comprehensive policies at a...
  • Newport News shipyard retirees express mixed views on insurance change

    Newport News shipyard retirees express mixed views on insurance change
    For at least one Newport News shipyard retiree, parent company Huntington Ingalls' decision to drop Medicare-eligible retirees from the company's self-insured health plan, has had unexpected benefits. Hampton resident Ashton Haywood initially...
  • Getting Health Care Kinks Fixed Worth Effort

    "We're not in Kansas anymore," said the smirking congressman from Texas, pleased with his own witlessness. Rep. Joe Barton, a Republican, was addressing Kathleen Sebelius, a former governor of Kansas, now secretary of health and human services, who is...
  • Black patients less likely to ask for lower-cost meds

    Black patients less likely to ask for lower-cost meds
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - African American patients may feel less comfortable than white patients asking doctors if they can take cheaper drugs, a recent survey from an emergency department shows. White patients in the study were also more likely to be...
  • What to expect from company health insurance plans in 2014

    What to expect from company health insurance plans in 2014
    Obamacare may be in the spotlight, but an estimated 16 million California employees are facing healthcare decisions of their own — at work. Like most other Americans, a majority of Californians get their insurance through their employers. Although...
  • Mom accused of giving Adderall to son, 6, as experiment

    Mom accused of giving Adderall to son, 6, as experiment
    It looks like this mom found out the hard way that it's not always 'better living through chemistry' after allegedly conducting a school science project -- on her son. Heather McAuliffe , a West Boca mom of a first grader, is accused of emailing her...
  • Obama, some Marylanders grapple with dropped insurance plans

    Obama, some Marylanders grapple with dropped insurance plans
    Raymond Liu remembers President Barack Obama's promise that people would be able to keep their insurance if they liked it. He liked his, but he won't be able to keep it. As Obama continues his campaign to win over Americans skeptical of the Affordable...
  • The truth? Obama told a whopper

    The truth? Obama told a whopper
    Here's what President Barack Obama should have said, "If you like your insurance plan you can keep it — if it's not a junk policy." He could have used more elegant language than that, but you get the idea. Instead, as everyone who follows the...