| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:08 AM
One of the biggest changes in the way Americans can purchase health insurance is a week and a half away. Yet the very people the new insurance exchange was meant to help are often oblivious to it.
Slightly fewer than half of those surveyed this month...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Quick, what's an insurance exchange? If you're like most Americans, you have no idea.
But it's about to alter the way millions buy health insurance when it opens in 10 short days.
For Americans still waiting to decipher how the insurance exchange...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Now that SeaWorld has announced it is cutting part-timers to a maximum of 28 hours a week - a level that would prevent SeaWorld from having to offer them health insurance under the Affordable Care Act - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio wants U.S. Health and Human...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A new online marketplace for health insurance in Connecticut is operational and will be ready to start serving customers when open enrollment begins Oct. 1, a spokesman said Thursday.
The Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare, requires each...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Roughly half of uninsured Floridians should be able to buy health insurance coverage for about $100 a month when they start signing up for Obamacare next month, a new federal report says.
There are an estimated 3.5 million uninsured Floridians, and most...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:47 AM
There still are no estimates yet regarding how much health insurance might cost uninsured Floridians signing up for Obamacare coverage this year, but a new federal report projects that most of them should be able to find coverage for $100 a month or less....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:56 PM
Lee Dorman gets a lot of phone calls from people who want to give him something. Recently, a man called saying he had a new Medicare card with Dorman's name on it; all the 72-year-old retiree from Fountain Valley had to do was provide a little...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:32 PM
When Toni Coleman walked into Career Connections in Baltimore's Park Heights a month ago, she saw the rows of computers and training classrooms she'd expected of a new employment center.
But Coleman, who's struggled for about a year to find work, said...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:11 PM
On the McHenry County Web site, the county has announced updates on the “Enroll McHenry County” healthcare initiative:
"McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) has awarded grants to six County organizations to conduct outreach, education...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:22 AM
When the dust settles, the success of the health-care-overhaul law will turn on one factor: How many Americans sign up for coverage through the health-insurance marketplace.
That enrollment will largely depend on an army of workers, called navigators,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:52 PM
The threatened cut of Medicare funding for 26 rural South Dakota hospitals, including those in Eureka and Bowdle, would have a devastating affect on the viability of the hospitals and the towns, say health care administrators. The proposal, from the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:57 AM
WASHINGTON - Hoping to gain the high ground in an escalating war of words over Obamacare, the U.S. administration on Thursday forecast sharply lower than expected insurance costs for consumers and small businesses in new online state healthcare exchanges....