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  • UnitedHealth says first-quarter profit fell on reform costs

    (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc , the largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday that first-quarter profit fell due to costs and taxes related to the national healthcare reform law as well as government cuts to private Medicare funding. The company...
  • Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds

    Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggests that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained coverage...
  • No need for a rush to judgment on Obamacare

     No need for a rush to judgment on Obamacare
    The first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act ended this week with roughly 7.5 million people obtaining policies through the new state insurance exchanges, including more than 1.3 million at Covered California. That's an amazing and...
  • Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows

    Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows
    WASHINGTON — President Obama’s health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggest that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained...
  • Health insurance and doctor availability [Letter]

    Health insurance and doctor availability  [Letter]
    The statistics reported in the article, "Doctor appointment availability varies by insurance type" (April 7), were alarming and deserve reflection and pause by your readers and all Baltimoreans. The findings highlight a challenging issue for our health...
  • Caribbean cruise to help battle cancer

    Caribbean cruise to help battle cancer
    Crafts for Cancer, an all-volunteer group that supports the Lake-Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society, will receive donations for reservations made for the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas, a nine-day southern Caribbean cruise departing Jan....
  • Martin Schram: Obamacare news you probably missed

    Did you hear the latest news about Obamacare? Probably not. Even though it is important news you need to know so you can make smart decisions that will help you and your family. Newsbreak: The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office this week issued a...
  • ACA enrollment deadline passed; Peninsula counselors still enrolling exceptions

    ACA enrollment deadline passed; Peninsula counselors still enrolling exceptions
    At midnight Tuesday, the clock officially ran out on 2014 enrollment in the state health insurance marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act, but that doesn't mean the work of the navigators and certified application counselors, funded by the...
  • Medicaid sides trade letters, hypocrisy barbs

    House Republicans held a press call this morning to decry the "just blinding" hypocrisy they've seen from Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. McAuliffe and Warner both complained last year of the tactics Republicans in the U.S. Congress used...
  • Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court next week will consider for the first time whether states may enforce laws that make it a crime to knowingly publish false statements about political candidates. The justices will hear an antiabortion group's free-...
  • Health exchange continues to enroll consumers in insurance

    Health exchange continues to enroll consumers in insurance
    Almost 18,680 people asked for more time to sign up for insurance through the state's health exchange because they had trouble with the website during open enrollment, but exchange officials said Tuesday that many have already had their issues addressed....