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Health Insurance

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  • Virginia gets federal grant for ACA sign ups

    RICHMOND – Virginia has received a $9.3 million federal grant to hire more than 100 people to help people sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The funding may help Gov. Terry McAuliffe tick off one part of his 10-point...
  • Comparing and choosing coverage

    Comparing and choosing coverage
    Open enrollment for 2015 is underway. And these charts can help you compare the premiums, deductibles and drug coverage offered in your community by private insurers with Medicare contracts. One chart details the 26 plans in Florida next year covering...
  • Getting help

    Getting help
    You can compare plans in your area on Medicare's Plan Finder at medicare.gov. Or call 800-633-4227. Florida's Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) volunteer counselors can give you unbiased guidance in browsing plans and can answer...
  • How to judge Medicare plans

    How to judge Medicare plans
    While much of the nation is preoccupied with Obamacare and picking new health insurance at work, older Americans have deadlines of their own coming up — involving Medicare. We're just a few days away from the two-month period when the nation's...
  • Reader feedback Oct. 13: Gillespie reveals health care plan, Stone Brewing Co. picks Richmond

    Virginians react to Gillespie's health care plan Republican Senate nominee Ed Gillespie's health care plan relies on tiered tax credits, based on age and family size, to help people buy insurance on the open market. It would allow insurance companies...
  • Cigna Sues Virginia Clinical Lab For $84 Million

    Two business units of Cigna Corp. are suing a Virginia-based clinical lab for $84 million, alleging the laboratory unlawfully waived out-of-pocket expenses for patients while billing the insurer at "exorbitant and unjustified 'phantom' rates."...
  • Northampton County Council tries to force health insurance compromise

    Northampton County Council tries to force health insurance compromise
    Northampton County Councilman Lamont McClure vowed to block all non-essential legislation Thursday until County Executive John Brown agrees to negotiate planned changes to employee health benefits. Several other council members signed onto his...
  • What About Transgender Coverage?

    The Courant’s Dec. 26, 2013, article “State Requiring Health Insurers to Cover Gender Transition" referenced Bulletin IC-37 from the state Insurance Department, which requires health insurance policies issued in Connecticut to provide “...
  • For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice

    For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice
    Charlie Crist is a Republican turned independent turned Democrat. He has been for and against the Affordable Care Act, for and against reproductive rights, and for and sort of against the 2009 economic stimulus. He bolted when times got tough and...
  • Big money, complex issues make Prop. 45 tough issue for state voters

    Big money, complex issues make Prop. 45 tough issue for state voters
    Almost three decades ago, a small band of consumer activists persuaded California voters to slap tough new rate regulations on auto insurance. Now that same group wants to crack down on health insurance rates. And the insurance industry and its...
  • Access Health CT Has Auto-Renewal Option For 2015

    Access Health CT Has Auto-Renewal Option For 2015
    If you signed up for health insurance on the state's public exchange last year and want to keep your coverage the same, there's a good chance you might not have to log back on to the exchange web site. Or do much of anything, really. The exchange,...