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  • Another bad checkup for the Affordable Care Act

    The implementation of the Affordable Care Act seems like an unending nightmare. Desperate for some good news, the White House is justly relieved and celebrating the fact that the government website is not plagued with last year's disasters. But other big...
  • Healthy PA's days may be numbered

    Healthy PA's days may be numbered
    Open enrollment begins Monday for the health care program that Gov. Tom Corbett created and Gov.-elect Tom Wolf promises to dismantle. What that will mean for those who enroll in the program, called Healthy PA, is not clear. The program could extend...
  • Ex-Health Net member learns to deal with Medi-Cal

    Ex-Health Net member learns to deal with Medi-Cal
    There are a lot of people who resent having to buy health insurance under Obamacare. Presumably their only weakness is Kryptonite. Then there are those who desire Obamacare coverage but have been forced out of the program and into plans for low-income...
  • Study: Pediatricians Could Help Identify Mental Health Illnesses In Moms

    Pediatricians can be a vital asset to new mothers when it comes to identifying mental health problems and connecting them to treatment, according to a new report. As many as one in five new mothers experience mental health challenges that impact their...
  • Health shouldn't be based on where you live

    Health shouldn't be based on where you live
    Strand by strand, my younger sister has been pulling the threads of her life back together after a couple of lost decades. A year ago at age 52, and with the financial support of our extended family, she found housing in Virginia, where we were both...
  • Broward's Sharief to admit guilt, accept $3,000 fine in ethics case

    Broward's Sharief to admit guilt, accept $3,000 fine in ethics case
    Broward Commissioner and former mayor Barbara Sharief will admit she broke the law and will pay a fine for filing error-filled financial disclosure forms, under a proposed ethics case settlement. Sharief, a former Miramar commissioner, is immediate...
  • Feds say Florida health care company used expats to bilk Medicare

    MIAMI Santiago B. Montoya, a 72-year-old Miami doctor, was the medical front man for a one-of-a-kind scam that raked in $25 million from Medicare for services provided to retired U.S. citizens living in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, authorities...
  • Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles

    Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles
    The low-key start of the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period Saturday marked an improvement over last year's disastrous launch, but consumers and officials face a new set of challenges in the coming months. The federal website appeared to...
  • Health insurance exchange opens for 2015 enrollment

    Health insurance exchange opens for 2015 enrollment
    It's Round 2 for the state health insurance exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act. After a shaky start, plagued by problems with the government's website, almost 200,000 Virginians enrolled through the state's federally facilitated exchange...
  • For legislators, a generous benefit

    Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the Daily Press on Feb. 22, 2014. In all the angry debate over extending health care coverage to Virginians living below the poverty line, there's been one taxpayer-funded insurance program Virginia...
  • Enrollment Begins Saturday On Connecticut's Health Insurance Exchange

    Enrollment Begins Saturday On Connecticut's Health Insurance Exchange
    NEW BRITAIN — Open enrollment for 2015 medical coverage starts Saturday on Connecticut's public health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, with the goal of driving down the state's uninsured rate below the current 4 percent. It's the second...