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  • Required health care coverage necessary

    Required health care coverage necessary
    In the U.S., drivers are required to have auto insurance, mortgages holders must have homeowners insurance and Florida requires flood and wind insurance, so Republicans should stop fighting Obamacare because thousands of Americans are thrilled to have...
  • Some companies switching from traditional group plans to private exchanges

    Q: My employer is no longer going to provide health insurance and is having us buy coverage through a private exchange instead. What is a private exchange, and what does this mean for our coverage? A: A private exchange is a health insurance marketplace,...
  • On Obamacare, could all Democrats really be as clueless as Sen. Schumer?

    The biggest political error committed by Democrats over the last four years has been to run away from their signature legislative accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act. As a result, they've allowed Republicans and conservatives to depict a measure...
  • Healthy PA's days may be numbered

    Healthy PA's days may be numbered
    Open enrollment begins Monday for the health care program that Gov. Tom Corbett created and Gov.-elect Tom Wolf promises to dismantle. What that will mean for those who enroll in the program, called Healthy PA, is not clear. The program could extend...
  • Some newly insured still struggle to pay for health care

    Some newly insured still struggle to pay for health care
    For Martha Gruberman, a 63-year-old resident of south suburban Steger, obtaining health insurance through the Affordable Care Act hasn't made it any easier to pay for routine medical care. A plan she chose through the federal marketplace requires her to...
  • In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact

    In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact
    Bad timing turned Karen Slone's medical problem into a crisis. Slone, 53, a former administrative assistant with diabetes, followed doctors' advice for years, getting regular checkups. Then, last year, she lost her job and her insurance, and stopped...
  • Obamacare plans have new options

    Obamacare plans have new options
    The federal health insurance marketplace is in its second year, and for the first time, there are individuals who will want to renew their coverage. Anne Packham, the lead navigator in Central Florida, explains why this group should actively renew their...
  • Poll: Nearly 4 in 10 say California Obamacare exchange not working well

    Poll: Nearly 4 in 10 say California Obamacare exchange not working well
    Nearly four in 10 Californians say the state's health exchange isn't working well as the second open enrollment gets underway, a new survey shows. The results from the Public Policy Institute of California survey may reflect persistent service...
  • Small employers grapple with rising health insurance premiums

     Small employers grapple with rising health insurance premiums
    Chicago-based YJT Solutions isn't required to offer health insurance to its 35 employees, but it does. In fact, it covers 100 percent of its workers' individual costs. But that rare act of generosity by the information technology services company was...
  • Consider these 8 important benefit options during Open Enrollment

    Q: What should I focus on when making decisions during open enrollment for my employee benefits for 2015? A: People tend to concentrate on health insurance decisions during open enrollment in the fall (see our Guide to Picking the Best Health Insurance...
  • Officials: Don't wait till Feb. 15 for marketplace sign-up

    Officials: Don't wait till Feb. 15 for marketplace sign-up
    In the second round of open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, consumers are becoming more sophisticated and asking questions beyond just the cost of premiums, a sign that insurance literacy levels have increased among...