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  • Wasserman Schultz confident in U.S. health system's ability to handle Ebola

    Wasserman Schultz confident in U.S. health system's ability to handle Ebola
    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...
  • Study: Number of uninsured drops in Illinois

    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...
  • Weigh options when losing health coverage at work: COBRA or Obamacare?

     Weigh options when losing health coverage at work: COBRA or Obamacare?
    When Amanda Lean decided to leave her full-time job to work as a private political consultant, she had a decision to make: continue with the insurance she had through her previous job — or shop for a plan on her own. Keeping the insurance she...
  • Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Hammer Out Deal

     Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Hammer Out Deal
    HARTFORD — The state's largest health insurer and a network of five Connecticut hospitals resolved their differences and announced a new multiyear contract late Thursday. The new contract is retroactive to Wednesday, Oct. 1, meaning that there...
  • Corbett, Wolf could be on Medicaid collision course

    Corbett, Wolf could be on Medicaid collision course
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett this summer achieved what few thought was possible: Overcoming unlikely odds, the Republican won Obama administration approval for Pennsylvania to run its own version of Medicaid expansion. With that the program to...
  • ACA open enrollment, part deux

    On November 15 (and through February 15, 2015), the second open-enrollment period will begin for individual health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Despite a dreadful rollout, during the first Open Enrollment period, 8 million individuals...
  • These tax-smart techniques can cut your health costs

    Now that health care policies are legally required to cover certain services, insurers are intensifying efforts to rein in costs by shifting more of the burden to you. In addition to boosting deductibles, they're increasing cost-sharing for doctors'...
  • Window shopping on new health care website

    Window shopping on new health care website
    Let the health care shopping begin — window shopping, that is. A reconfigured HealthCare.gov website went live Sunday night, giving users an advance look at insurance policies and prices a week before the start of the second enrollment period...
  • This Boehner/McConnell Obamacare 'fix' could hurt millions of Americans

    The GOP manifesto published obligingly by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday over the names of Republican leaders John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., included a tweak to the Affordable Care Act they say would provide Americans with "more...
  • Virginia legislators deal on Obamacare and transport money, judges a hang up

    RICHMOND —The Virginia General Assembly approved a last-minute Obamacare fix Monday night, allowing insurance companies to keep current policies past year's end, even if they're not compliant with the Affordable Care Act. Whether this will change...
  • Will the Supreme Court move America closer to two-class healthcare?

    Will the Supreme Court move America closer to two-class healthcare?
    The chart at the top of this post identifies the black hole of American healthcare: The highest death rates are in a swath of states across the Deep South. Within a rough range, these rates match more specific metrics of health generated by the...