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  • That predicted double-digit rise in Obamacare premiums? Not happening

    That predicted double-digit rise in Obamacare premiums? Not happening
    Another stake in the heart of a popular anti-Obamacare claim has arrived from the Kaiser Family Foundation, which compiled the projected premium changes for 2015 in 15 states and the District of Columbia. Its finding is that premiums for the lowest-...
  • Ventura County Medi-Cal health plan probed

    Ventura County Medi-Cal health plan probed
    California officials are investigating financial dealings between Ventura County's Medi-Cal health plan and a key outside contractor, Xerox Corp., The Times has learned. The California attorney general's office has issued a subpoena to Gold Coast Health...
  • Rating system an imperfect, but helpful, tool [Commentary]

    Rating system an imperfect, but helpful, tool [Commentary]
    There is a growing demand for quality post-acute care in less expensive settings as a result of the increase in the number of aging Americans. Choosing the right center during a difficult time can be overwhelming and intimidating — I know from...
  • Problem Solver: Autistic teen's care threatened by 'system glitch'

    Problem Solver: Autistic teen's care threatened by 'system glitch'
    For Elisabeth Grzywa and her husband, it was truly a blessing when their application for home-based services was approved nine years ago by the Illinois Department of Human Services. It meant that the couple's two autistic sons, Collin and Aaron, could...
  • It's official -- The special session on Medicaid is called, but no word yet on rules

    It's a bit a of a formality, but the formality has now been observed, as Speaker Bill Howell issued the official call to reconvene the House of Delegates on Sept. 18. The aim is for what he describes as a full and fair debate of Medicaid expansion. So...
  • Seniors: Talk about our issues

    Seniors: Talk about our issues
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s silver-haired voter demographic has a clear message for its gubernatorial front-runners: talk to us. A new AARP Florida poll suggests voters ages 50 and up are increasingly worried about their finances, feeling they...
  • Free dental clinic coming to Allentown

    Free dental clinic coming to Allentown
    The Allentown Fairgrounds will be buzzing Friday and Saturday — but it won't be just farmers market shoppers looking for bargains. The buzz also will come from up to 100 dental drills as part of a huge dental clinic that will set up at the Agri-...
  • The Rove rule: When all else fails, make 'Obamacare' a dirty word

    The disconnect between what Americans think of most provisions of Obamacare (love them!) and what they think of "Obamacare" (hate it!) has been the most perplexing aspect of rollout of the Affordable Care Act. It's also the aspect most vigorously...
  • Nation's healthcare changes may rein in costs in long run, report says

    Nation's healthcare changes may rein in costs in long run, report says
    National healthcare spending will continue to rise in coming years, but at a slower rate than in the previous two decades, according to a government analysis of the nation’s $3-trillion healthcare tab. The report released Wednesday suggests that...
  • Some drop exchange health plans during last month

    Some drop exchange health plans during last month
    Maryland's health exchange reported Friday a decline in the number of people who were covered by private plans through the online insurance portal created by the Affordable Care Act. But the total number of people obtaining coverage through the exchange...
  • Social Security Q&A: Can I get benefits beyond SSI?

    Question: I am getting Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Can I get other kinds of help? Answer: You may be able to get other assistance. For example, in most states, SSI recipients also get Medicaid. You should contact your medical assistance office....