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  • Options for signing up for health coverage after open enrollment

    Options for signing up for health coverage after open enrollment
    The open enrollment period for state or federal marketplace health insurance ended Feb. 15. If you missed the deadline and you don't have qualified coverage on your own, you could face penalties. The good news: You might be able to avoid a fee if you...
  • State's top medical official should speak up on health insurance

    State's top medical official should speak up on health insurance
    Florida's Senate Health Policy Committee was right to postpone confirmation last week of Department of Health Secretary John Armstrong, who refused to opine on a Senate bill that would provide health coverage to more than 800,000 uninsured residents....
  • Legislator's Bill Could Have Benefited His Insurance Agency — And He Was Told It Was OK

    Legislator's Bill Could Have Benefited His Insurance Agency — And He Was Told It Was OK
    Newly elected state Rep. John Scott, R-Groton, owns an insurance agency that serves as a broker for state-sponsored student health insurance at UConn, which all full-time students must obtain if they don't have their own personal policy or aren't...
  • Help Squad: Affordable Care Act – special extension deadlines and tax information

    As it is now law that every U.S. citizen has health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, we here at Help Squad want to ensure that you have not missed your opportunity for coverage as a result of unusual or extraordinary circumstances. You may be...
  • Financial decisions young adults can make to usher in a prosperous New Year

    Financial decisions young adults can make to usher in a prosperous New Year
    The holidays are usually not the time when you want to tackle money chores. But doing a little financial housekeeping could be the best gift you give yourself this year. Where to focus your attention will depend on your own circumstances, but here's a...
  • What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare

    What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare
    The best sign that conservatives have finally given up their campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is that they've been cooking up proposals to keep some of the ACA's most important provisions in place, without fully abandoning Republican nostrums...
  • This Boehner/McConnell Obamacare 'fix' could hurt millions of Americans

    This Boehner/McConnell Obamacare 'fix' could hurt millions of Americans
    The GOP manifesto published 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 hours and...
  • This conservative op-ed confirms the immorality of repealing Obamacare

    This conservative op-ed confirms the immorality of repealing Obamacare
    Rarely do conservative opponents of the Affordable Care Act acknowledge the real human consequences of their campaign to overturn the healthcare reform law. But an astonishing op-ed published Friday by the Washington Post does just that. Its author,...
  • Chicago Foundation for Women working on plan to improve lives of women

    Chicago Foundation for Women working on plan to improve lives of women
    The nonprofit Chicago Foundation for Women will unveil a plan this fall for the women and girls of Chicago along the lines of Daniel Burnham's 1909 lakefront plan and Chicago's most recent cultural proposal. "We heard over and over again that we...
  • Obamacare could help millions of American smokers to kick the habit

    Obamacare could help millions of American smokers to kick the habit
    Did you know that the Affordable Care Act may be the single most important anti-smoking initiative in the country?  Of course not. That's because Obamacare's supposed friends, the Democrats, have been too craven to talk about its benefits, while its...
  • Ex-Health Net member learns to deal with Medi-Cal

    Ex-Health Net member learns to deal with Medi-Cal
    There are a lot of people who resent having to buy health insurance under Obamacare. Presumably their only weakness is Kryptonite. Then there are those who desire Obamacare coverage but have been forced out of the program and into plans for low-income...