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Health Insurance

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  • Comer: Kentucky's Medicaid enrollments not sustainable

    Kentucky can't sustain the cost of expanded Medicaid enrollments under the federal Affordable Care Act and needs to cut the rolls, Republican gubernatorial hopeful James Comer said Monday while promoting his health care plan. Speaking to a group that...
  • Health insurance exchanges need an upgrade

    Health insurance exchanges need an upgrade
    Established by the Affordable Care Act, the Healthcare.gov exchange and its 14 state-run counterparts have enrolled more than 11 million people — 800,000 of whom were sent incorrect tax information, the Obama administration admitted last month....
  • Koch brothers group attacks Gardiner, Senate over Medicaid expansion

    Koch brothers group attacks Gardiner, Senate over Medicaid expansion
    TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity, the free-market advocacy group financed by the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch, is going on the attack. The group sent mail ads Monday to the districts of Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-...
  • NY starts out-of-network health coverage protections

    New protections against big surprise medical bills are starting in New York. Enacted last year, they require insurance payments for out-of-network medical treatment in emergencies, when similar services or specialists are unavailable within the insurer's...
  • Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients

    Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients
    Coping with ever-increasing medical bills is frustrating — and getting more so. A recent survey by private health insurance exchange EHealth highlights the pressure Americans are feeling. It found that more than 6 in 10 people say they're more...
  • Military coalition divides over compensation reforms

    The Military Coalition can make Congress tremble from time to time by presenting a united front of millions of members from more than 30 military associations and veterans' service organizations in support of, or opposition to, legislation impacting...
  • Ted Cruz's ride on the Obamacare train wreck

    Ted Cruz's ride on the Obamacare train wreck
    When Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand from Texas, launched his presidential campaign last week at the Rev. Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, he earned grudgingly glowing reviews from otherwise skeptical pundits. The very next day he drove...
  • Colleges getting out of health insurance business

    The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health care reform...
  • Outreach Nurse Tackles Poverty, Illness and Inequality

    Outreach Nurse Tackles Poverty, Illness and Inequality
    HARTFORD — When Rebecca Santiago became a nurse she was taught how to treat the sick. But more than 30 years in public health has taught her that poverty may be the greatest threat to health and it takes a lot more than medicine to fix it. As a...
  • New online tool helps budget for a financial emergency

    Financial planners often counsel clients to keep up to a year's worth of living expenses in a fairly liquid savings account for emergencies. Long-term joblessness, a major illness or the death of a partner could certainly chew up that hefty sum, but...
  • Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner

    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance her stature as a dealmaker, and may help her party avoid...