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  • Covered California officials, insurance chief clash over Prop. 45

    Covered California officials, insurance chief clash over Prop. 45
    California's Obamacare exchange and the state insurance commissioner are on a collision course over Proposition 45, a popular ballot measure aimed at reining in health insurance rates. Covered California officials lashed out at the statewide ballot...
  • Future Of Obamacare Enrollment Assistance Still Being Determined

    Eva Bermudez was one of nearly 300 people tasked with helping the uninsured get covered as Obamacare rolled out last fall. Her job might have seemed easy compared to those of her counterparts. An organizer with the union CSEA SEIU Local 2001, Bermudez...
  • Insurers gain rate approvals for health exchange

    Insurers gain rate approvals for health exchange
    The dominant carrier on Maryland's health exchange, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, will raise premiums beginning in January, though not nearly as much as the company wanted, state regulators announced Friday. CareFirst won approval to raise rates as...
  • Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015

    Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015
    Three new insurers plan to offer policies on the Illinois health insurance exchange in the second year of the Affordable Care Act, including one that counts hospitals as financial partners. Centene Corp., under its IlliniCare Health banner, plans to...
  • Since Obamacare, ER visits down at L.A. County public hospitals

    Since Obamacare, ER visits down at L.A. County public hospitals
    The pace of growth in Los Angeles County emergency room visits slowed in the early months of Obamacare, according to state records that offer a first local look at a key objective of the healthcare overhaul. During the first three months of expanded...
  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...
  • In rural states, 'pastoral counselors' help fill mental health gap

    WASHINGTON Mental health therapists most often leave issues of faith outside their office doors, even for patients who are religious. But one class of counselors believes a nonsectarian model doesn't serve everyone equally well. "On a feeling level,...
  • Poll: Californians strongly support measure regulating health insurance rates

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Californians are showing overwhelming support for one of the most hotly contested propositions on the November ballot a measure allowing the state's insurance commissioner to reject proposed health insurance rate hikes. A new Field...
  • Truth about Obamacare

    In the South Florida 100 feature, attorney Bernadette Norris-Weeks stated that 91 percent of Floridians in Obamacare have lower premiums, and implies that all debate regarding whether Obamacare is working should desist, case closed. The truth —...
  • U.S. benefits enrollment season to bring more cost cutting: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When benefits enrollment season arrives this fall, employees around the country can expect to see the impact of corporate cost-cutting on their finances. Benefits costs will rise only 5 percent for employers that take certain cost-...
  • Four Things to Know About the Hartford HealthCare-Anthem Dispute

    Connecticut's largest hospital network and largest insurer are in the midst of a contract dispute. It's a type of clash that's become familiar, but it's occurring in a new context, against the backdrop of significant changes in health care: the...