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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Check your ACA policy before automatic renewal

    Health care enrollment through the Affordable Care Act's federally facilitated online marketplace, healthcare.gov, opens Saturday. Consumers can compare plans and shop online for private insurance and determine if they're eligible for federal...
  • Omega's story speaks to rise of healthcare properties

    Omega's story speaks to rise of healthcare properties
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. faltered in the late 1990s after cuts to Medicare and Medicaid drained the business of clients. As federal budget cuts rippled through the system, Omega reeled. Founded in 1992, the Hunt Valley-based real estate investment...
  • Focus on the promises of Obamacare

    Tribune reporter Michelle Manchir’s article “Quinn now in front on Obamacare; With numbers in, governor touts health care success” (News, Oct. 1) fails to evaluate two important aspects of the Affordable Care Act. The first is Gov. Pat...
  • With eye on deficit, Lehigh County commissioners turn to employee pay

    Lehigh County commissioners, looking to cull a $5.5 million deficit, directed their scalpel at employee wages Wednesday with measures combining cuts, caps and incentives. Four of nearly two dozen budget amendments up for a vote target nonunion employee...
  • Obamacare, Round Two

     Obamacare, Round Two
    Open enrollment for the second year of Obamacare begins in scarcely more than a month. Government officials swear that HealthCare.gov will not repeat last year's debacle in which computer snafus thwarted many people from signing up. The government...
  • Latinos quieren mejor acceso a la educación

    Latinos quieren mejor acceso a la educación
    MIAMI - Varios grupos proinmigrantes del sur de Florida aprovecharán el debate electoral que enfrentará este viernes al gobernador republicano, Rick Scott, y el candidato demócrata, Charlie Crist, para pedirles mejoras en el "acceso a la educación,...
  • Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]

    Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]
    According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013. Some doctors received over $500,000 each, and some...
  • Wal-Mart to end healthcare coverage for 30,000 part-timers

    Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting healthcare benefits for roughly 30,000 part-time employees, citing rising costs. Wal-Mart said Tuesday that it will end coverage for employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week. The decision affects 2% of...