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  • U.S. government health agency sees 25 percent increase in Obamacare insurers

    (Reuters) - The number of insurers offering individual health plans on the Obamacare exchanges will increase about 25 percent in 2015 and that should keep down prices, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Tuesday in a report. More...
  • Eastern Pennsylvania and Allegheny County lead Obamacare enrollments statewide

    Eastern Pennsylvania and Allegheny County lead Obamacare enrollments statewide
    Looking to enroll people in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, government and volunteer agencies headed to the state's population centers. The effort paid off. Newly released data on enrollment of individuals who signed up during the...
  • Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1

    Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1
    Virginians who renewed their health plans early last year to avoid a January 2014 deadline requiring compliance with the Affordable Care Act are running out of time. Renewals for 2015 coverage must comply with 10 minimum benefits mandated by the ACA, such...
  • Land of Lincoln Health to shuffle leadership

     Land of Lincoln Health to shuffle leadership
    Land of Lincoln Health, the startup insurer funded in part by a $160 million federal loan, is shuffling its leadership team ahead of the start of open enrollment in the second year of the Affordable Care Act. The Chicago-based insurance cooperative,...
  • Employers and their workings are in the dark about health-care prices

    Health-care providers and insurance companies do not have to reveal their negotiated prices, frustrating everyone trying to control medical costs. At a hearing to discuss the rising costs of health-care benefits for employees of Miami-Dade County in...
  • Obamacare initiative makes headway in Republican states

    Obamacare initiative makes headway in Republican states
    President Barack Obama's plan to extend health coverage to millions of poor Americans remains highly contentious, yet it is gaining momentum among several initially reluctant states where financial pragmatism is trumping ideology. Up to a dozen states,...
  • Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law

    Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law
    The federal healthcare law has dramatically increased coverage among Latinos, according to a new report that provides a comprehensive look at the effects of the Affordable Care Act on a historically underinsured community. Overall, the percentage of...
  • Insurance competition in ACA state marketplaces a positive sign

    Insurance competition in ACA state marketplaces a positive sign
    Nationwide, there will be 25 percent more insurers competing for business through the ACA state exchanges in their second year offering subsidized health insurance. In Virginia, there's been no increase in carriers, though one insurer that dropped out...
  • California health insurance exchange unveils ad campaign and outreach

    California health insurance exchange unveils ad campaign and outreach
    Preparing for the second year of Obamacare enrollment, California unveiled new television ads and handed out $14.6 million to community groups for consumer outreach. The state-run insurance exchange, Covered California, said the new grant funds are in...
  • Feds Say Uninsured Number Dropped; Complete Picture Still Unclear

    New figures released by the federal government Tuesday indicate that the number of people without health insurance dropped in early 2014, the first year the major provisions of the federal health law took effect. But as with other data released so far...
  • State Must Keep Health Care Assistance

    State Must Keep Health Care Assistance
    Connecticut, along with the nation, is heading into the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period starting Nov. 15. What's troubling is that our state has no public plan for linking consumers with the in-person assistance that was available a...