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Health Insurance (INACTIVE)

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  • Medicaid's challenge: Health-care access: My Word

    Contrary to what Scott Maxwell writes in his Sunday column, "On schools, taxes, beer, give 'em hugs — or give 'em hell," expanding Medicaid will not "save lives and generate tens of thousands of jobs." Inherent in his statement is the assumption...
  • 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...
  • Last day to sign up at Covered California: Do it, get it, use it

    Last day to sign up at Covered California: Do it, get it, use it
    I’m looking for my root. My what? Apparently, I should “find my root” and envision “pushing it to the floor.” Or at least I think that’s what the soothing instructor is saying; in my confusion, I can’t really...
  • Lake Griffin State Park offers guided boat tours

    Lake Griffin State Park offers guided boat tours
    Guided boat tours of the Dead River Marsh and Lake Griffin are being offered at Lake Griffin State Park, 3089 U.S. Highway 27-441 in Fruitland Park. A 45-minute pontoon boat tour is offer every Monday and Friday through May 2. Tour dates and frequency...
  • U.S. healthcare usage and spending resumes rise in 2013: report

    U.S. healthcare usage and spending resumes rise in 2013: report
    Americans used more health services and spent more on prescription drugs in 2013, reversing a recent trend, though greater use of cheaper generic drugs helped control spending, according to a report issued on Tuesday by a leading healthcare information...
  • Health disparity persists [Commentary]

    Health disparity persists  [Commentary]
    Nearly half a century has passed since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." Yet decades later, only modest progress has been made to reduce the pervasive...
  • Medicaid expansion: Arkansas and other states cut deals with feds for alternative plans

    WASHINGTON If Gov. Bill Haslam is searching for clues about what kind of deal Tennessee might be able to cut with the federal government to expand Medicaid, he should look just across the Mississippi River. Arkansas was the first state to get a federally...
  • Employer insurance increasing as Obamacare rolls out, study finds

    Employer insurance increasing as Obamacare rolls out, study finds
    WASHINGTON - In addition to gains in insurance coverage as a direct result of the Affordable Care Act, the number of Americans covered by employer-provided insurance also has increased in the last year, according to newly released data from the Rand Corp....
  • Rand's Obamacare stats: 9.3 million new insureds, and counting

    Rand's Obamacare stats: 9.3 million new insureds, and counting
    The long-awaited Rand Corp. study of Obamacare's effect on health insurance coverage was released Tuesday and confirmed the numbers that had been telegraphed for more than a week: At least 9.3 million more Americans have health insurance now than in...
  • Gansler calls for special probe of health exchange

    Gansler calls for special probe of health exchange
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler stepped up his barrage of attack's on the O'Malley administration handling of the development of the state's health insurance exchange, calling for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the web site's...
  • Ten ways to make the Affordable Care Act better

    The Affordable Care Act's first enrollment period has just ended, and despite a slow start, the first enrollment period was a significant success. More than 7 million people gained private health coverage through the new marketplaces. Additional...