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  • Feds report 'strong start' to ACA health insurance enrollment; no fixed numbers

    Feds report 'strong start' to ACA health insurance enrollment;  no fixed numbers
    Almost 2.5 million have signed up for 2015 health insurance coverage through www.healthcare.gov in the first month of open enrollment, according to government officials. They emphasized that the enrollment period extends through Feb. 15, both for new...
  • U.S. government says demand for 2015 Obamacare plans jumped in week ending December 12

    U.S. government says demand for 2015 Obamacare plans jumped in week ending December 12
    The U.S. government said on Tuesday that demand for the health insurance plans created under the national healthcare reform law, often called Obamacare, jumped during the fourth week of 2015 open enrollment to over 1 million people. Between Nov. 15, when...
  • Access to information critical despite trade offs

    Access to information critical despite trade offs
    A recent study published in Forbes shows that 80 percent of patients are concerned about the safety of their health information. And they should be. Our data will never be 100 percent secure. This is a reality we all face as denizens of the 21st...
  • U.S. corporate health exchanges find no new blue chip clients

    Healthcare companies including Aetna Inc, Mercer and Towers Watson & Co have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing...
  • Tennessee governor proposes alternative plan to Obamacare

    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will call a special session of the state Legislature to consider a plan aimed at providing healthcare coverage to state residents who either do not have insurance or whose options are limited, he said on Monday.     The...
  • Monday is last day to sign up for Obamacare, Healthy PA

    Monday is last day to sign up for Obamacare, Healthy PA
    Monday is the last day to sign up for insurance under both the Affordable Care Act and the state's Healthy PA program for coverage that starts Jan. 1. The second open enrollment period under the federal health care law, often called Obamacare, started...
  • Where employers use quality control to shape healthcare

    Where employers use quality control to shape healthcare
    Forty miles north of Seattle, in the largest building in the world, Boeing assembles its biggest commercial airliners. Thousands of workers on a 98-acre factory floor piece together hulking wings and fuselage pieces, miles of electrical wiring and...
  • Middle class suffers under Obamacare

    Middle class suffers under Obamacare
    You ran a very revealing Your View by Stephen Parente, who warns us that health care coverage is going to skyrocket. In my case, the fuse was lit when Obamacare took effect, when I immediately lost the coverage our president so earnestly assured me...
  • Uninsured rates fell under Obamacare, but who's reaping the benefit?

     Uninsured rates fell under Obamacare, but who's reaping the benefit?
    Hospitals and health insurers have reaped a financial windfall from the 2014 rollout of the federal health law, even beyond what was expected. Now, employers and consumers are seeking a share of the Obamacare dividend. For years, insurance companies...
  • Ask Kim: signing up for Obamacare for 2015

    Open enrollment is now underway, and it is a great opportunity to fix problems with your current policy or take advantage of new options available in your area. Don't fly on autopilot. If you bought a policy from your state health insurance exchange in...
  • 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...