| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:13 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Open enrollment for 2015 medical coverage starts Saturday on Connecticut's public health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, with the goal of driving down the state's uninsured rate below the current 4 percent.
It's the second...
| Nov 15, 2014
Health care enrollment through the Affordable Care Act's federally facilitated online marketplace, healthcare.gov, opens Saturday.
Consumers can compare plans and shop online for private insurance and determine if they're eligible for federal...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A year after their disastrous launch, health insurance marketplaces created through the Affordable Care Act will reopen to consumers Saturday in a high-stakes new test for the health law and its ambitious program for expanding coverage to millions of...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:44 PM
SIMSBURY — Now you can be treated for poison ivy or an earache before picking up eggs and a gallon of milk — all under the same roof.
A new clinic at the Super Stop & Shop on Bushy Hill Road also allows you to get a camp physical for one...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Beginning Monday, consumers can visit www.HealthCare.gov to review detailed information about each health insurance plan offered before applying ahead of open enrollment, which starts November 15, according to an announcement by Centers for Medicare &...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The atmosphere surrounding the Affordable Care Act is so noxious that even reasonable measures to improve it struggle to find oxygen.
Consider the crisis that played out this week in Richmond, one that promises to echo across the commonwealth.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:56 PM
One year after the Affordable Care Act's rocky rollout, a majority of Pennsylvanians have come to believe President Barack Obama's signature health-care reform has had little impact on their lives, according to a new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Angered by rapidly rising premiums for automobile insurance, voters approved Proposition 103 in 1988 to give the state insurance commissioner the power to veto unreasonable rate hikes for auto policies. Now, after years of premium hikes in health...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:16 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, has expressed confidence in the American health care system to handle cases of the Ebola virus that occur in the United States.
“I’m not at all worried, because if there is any place in the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Medicare has released a sneak peek of what will be available in 2015. The new data, which the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released Sept. 18, names the insurers that will be selling privately run HMO-style Medicare Advantage and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Illinois experienced a larger decrease in the uninsured population than the rest of the nation on average as well as most of its neighbor states in the year since the Affordable Care Act was implemented.
Illinois’ population of people 64 years...