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Health Insurance

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  • 90,000 Pennsylvania women may lose free Medicaid family planning coverage

    HARRISBURG — Some 90,000 Pennsylvania women are at risk of losing access to the free family planning and women's health-care coverage they now receive through a special Medicaid program. But they may be able to gain the coverage right back by...
  • Stand-alone Part D prescription plans

    Stand-alone Part D prescription plans
    This guide covers Medicare Advantage health care plans offered in Central Florida counties. They are sold by private insurers with Medicare’s approval. Most offer prescription coverage as well as cover doctor’s visits, screenings and other...
  • Yes on Proposition 45 going to the airwaves

    Yes on Proposition 45 going to the airwaves
    With just over a week until election day, backers of Proposition 45, the health insurance rate regulation initiative, are finally putting ads on television. Though their opponents have used a $55-million campaign war chest to flood the airwaves,...
  • Yes on Proposition 45 ads are going to the airwaves

    With just over a week until election day, backers of Proposition 45, the health insurance rate regulation initiative, are putting their ads on television. Though corporate opponents have used a $55-million campaign war chest to flood the airwaves,...
  • More health insurance changes on the way

    Employers are increasingly pushing enrollment in high-deductible, low-premium health insurance plans, according to benefits experts, which means it might be time to break out the calculator and reconsider current policies. Employees in Chicago and...
  • Pennsylvania women in jeopardy of losing access to Medicaid program

    HARRISBURG, Pa. Roughly 90,000 Pennsylvania women are at risk of losing access to the free family planning and women's health-care coverage they now receive through a special Medicaid program. But they may be able to gain the coverage right back by...
  • Two doctor visits a year linked to better blood pressure control

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who went to their doctor's office at least twice a year were more likely to keep their blood pressure under control compared to those who went once a year or not at all, says a new study. Having health insurance and...
  • CDC to implement elaborate monitoring for West African visitors

    WASHINGTON The U.S. will soon require every airline passenger from Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia who arrives in one of six states to undergo 21 days of official monitoring for symptoms of Ebola. The new initiative, which begins Monday, will require...
  • It pays to join the company wellness program

    Q: My employer just announced a new wellness program and says it will charge me more for my health insurance if I don't participate. Why? A: The Kaiser Family Foundation's study of 2014 health benefits found that almost all large employers (those with...
  • Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds

    Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds
    Raising fresh questions about healthcare consolidation, a new study shows hospital ownership of physician groups in California led to 10% to 20% higher costs overall for patient care. The UC Berkeley research, published Tuesday in the Journal of the...
  • Md. is in 'good shape' for health exchange, official says

    Md. is in 'good shape' for health exchange, official says
    Less than three weeks before uninsured Marylanders get their first look at health plans offered under the Affordable Care Act, officials say preparations are on track. The state's health exchange website crashed on its first day last year and tangled...