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  • Last chance for Obamacare ends Tuesday for most Californians

    Last chance for Obamacare ends Tuesday for most Californians
    After many deadline extensions and grace periods, Tuesday will mark the end of the first open enrollment for Obamacare in California. California's health insurance exchange is encouraging thousands of people who have started an application to finish...
  • CareFirst dominates health exchange enrollments

    CareFirst dominates health exchange enrollments
    The vast majority of people who bought health insurance through the state's new online marketplace chose plans offered by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the state's dominant insurer. Even more called the carrier and enrolled directly, according to data...
  • Northam ties mental health to Medicaid money

    In an op-ed piece published this morning, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam argues that Virginia's ongoing difficulties helping and dealing with people with mental illnesses could be addressed by expanding Medicaid coverage and tapping a new funding source for their...
  • U.S. prosecutors investigate Oregon's failed health insurance exchange

    The U.S. attorney’s office in Portland has issued subpoenas to Oregon’s health insurance exchange as part of a grand jury investigation into the spectacular failure of the state’s system, which was never able to enroll consumers online...
  • McAuliffe marks Brown v. Board, tells students YOLO

    McAuliffe marks Brown v. Board, tells students YOLO
    Gov. McAuliffe today visited Open High School Richmond, whose students led a walk-out protest last month over school funding, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision desegregating schools. The anniversary was actually...
  • Chan Lowe: Rick Scott, the can-do governor

    Chan Lowe: Rick Scott, the can-do governor
    It’s common knowledge that Gov. Rick Scott was against taking federal money for Medicaid expansion before he was for it.   He spurned the funds back when he was still flush with conservative fervor after using his own money to buy himself into...
  • Massachusetts study suggests health insurance saves lives

    Giving more people health insurance could save tens of thousands of lives nationwide, according to a new analysis of data from Massachusetts, whose reforms became the model for President Obama's health law. Throughout the national debate over the...
  • 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....
  • So. Much. Enterprise. Championing.

    So. Much. Enterprise. Championing.
    Fifty-four Virginia legislators - approaching 40 percent of the entire General Assembly - voted with the Virginia Chamber's position 100 percent of the time in Richmond during the past session. The chamber held a thank you reception last night in...
  • Some Illinois doctors billing Medicare top rate

     Some Illinois doctors billing Medicare top rate
    A Melrose Park pain specialist charged Medicare the highest rate allowed for more than 80 percent of her established patients' office visits in 2012, government records show. That same year, a Chicago Heights internist classified every single patient...
  • New mental health chief learning Virginia's system

    New mental health chief learning Virginia's system
    Debra K. Ferguson started work as commissioner of Virginia's Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services on April 28, filling the post left by the retirement of James W. Stewart III earlier this year. "I'm new to Virginia. I have a lot to...