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  • Generic drug prices skyrocket in past year

     Generic drug prices skyrocket in past year
    After calling for a routine prescription refill, Craig Elliott got a rude shock: His bill was going up fivefold. The 44-year-old piano tuner and guitar instructor from Elgin, who has health insurance, used to pay $20 for a three-month supply of his...
  • Mayo: Obamacare Year 2 - Bugs gone, but more bumps ahead

    Mayo: Obamacare Year 2 - Bugs gone, but more bumps ahead
    Here we go again: Time for the second round of Obamacare health insurance enrollment. Last year's theme was, "Help! The website keeps crashing and I can't get signed up!" This year, things seem smoother on the technology end, but there are plenty of...
  • Md. health exchange enrolls 16,700 in first week

    Md. health exchange enrolls 16,700 in first week
    The Maryland health exchange has enrolled more than 16,700 people in private insurance plans and Medicaid during what was mostly a trouble-free first week for users of the new website. It took more than two months to enroll that many people last year...
  • Maryland to expand Medicaid coverage for transgender patients

    Maryland to expand Medicaid coverage for transgender patients
    Health officials in Maryland are moving for the first time to provide transition-related health care coverage to low-income transgender residents who receive Medicaid in the state. "We are in the process of submitting state regulations and will seek...
  • Expanded health coverage merits push from leaders: Editorial

    Expanded health coverage merits push from leaders: Editorial
    The Florida Legislature's new top officers, Senate President Andy Gardiner of Orlando and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli of Merritt Island, began laying out their policy agendas after they formally took charge of their chambers in Tallahassee this past...
  • 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...
  • Health exchange officials must work to improve the quality of care

    Health exchange officials must work to improve the quality of care
    The National Alliance on Mental Illness applauds the Easter Seals' recent article encouraging lawmakers to improve health insurance plan benefits for millions of Americans ("Getting what you pay for in the ACA," Nov. 15). At NAMI Maryland we strongly...
  • Sign-ups for Obamacare better -- but hardly perfect

    Sign-ups for Obamacare better -- but hardly perfect
    Cathy Cortijo spoke calmly into the phone, but frustration was evident in her voice. "I've been literally 50-something minutes just trying to get in," she said, pleadingly, to the representative on the other end of the line. What Cortijo, an...
  • Broward legislators begin shaping priorities

    Broward legislators begin shaping priorities
    Broward County's state legislative delegation on Tuesday started to shape priorities for the coming session. The group formed five subcommittees that would each focus on one issue, including healthcare, insurance, the environment, charter schools, and...
  • Health exchange enrollment tops 25,000

    Health exchange enrollment tops 25,000
    The Maryland Health Exchange has enrolled almost 26,000 people in public and private health insurance, officials said Tuesday, a little over a week since the site opened to consumers. More than 14,700 bought private plans and more than 11,000 were...
  • 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...