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  • Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds

    Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds
    The Affordable Care Act is not so affordable for many Marylanders, according to a new survey. The landmark law that was supposed to make insurance available to hundreds of thousands of people without coverage is costing Marylanders so much more in...
  • Many African-Americans fall into a health 'coverage gap'

    WASHINGTON Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the percentage of people of color who do not have health insurance is projected to fall dramatically by 2016, greatly narrowing the historic disparities in coverage between whites and nonwhites. But one...
  • Health reform highlights shortage of mental health workers

    Health reform highlights shortage of mental health workers
    National health reform was supposed to open the doors to mental health services for hundreds of thousands of people who couldn't previously afford to get treatment, but Maryland patients are finding there aren't enough doctors. A study released Monday by...
  • 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,...
  • Family finances: Pay cash for your health care

    In an era of higher health insurance deductibles, rising out-of-pocket costs and shrinking provider networks, more people are taking matters into their own hands. Instead of using their health insurance for all of their care, they're going off the grid...
  • Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds

    Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds
    Health care costs might be rising less sharply than they were a few years ago, but employers continue to make employees take on more of the burden, and that's likely to continue, a new survey shows. Plans with high deductibles are becoming the norm, and...
  • Health insurers may face tougher rules on Obamacare doctor lists

    Health insurers may face tougher rules on Obamacare doctor lists
    In response to complaints about Obamacare doctor networks, a California lawmaker and three consumer groups are seeking legislation that would require health plans to improve provider directories. State Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) said Friday he...
  • Obamacare enrollment high in South Florida

    Obamacare enrollment high in South Florida
    South Florida residents are signing up for health insurance offered under the Affordable Care Act at some of the highest rates in the nation, according to enrollment data released this week by the federal government. Of ZIP codes with more than 1,000...
  • Smarter health care coverage needed, now

    Making Florida more competitive means making tough choices — putting the long-term security of Florida's future ahead of short-term fixes. When it comes to fixing federal health care, we believe this situation is the proverbial of making lemonade...
  • More than 150,000 Central Floridians sign up for Obamacare

    More than 150,000 Central Floridians sign up for Obamacare
    More than 150,000 Central Floridians have selected a health plan or have been automatically re-enrolled in the federal health insurance marketplace, according to an Enroll America analysis.  Estimates also show than more than 90 percent of enrollees...
  • Workers at Easton Hospital unionize

    Workers at Easton Hospital unionize
    More than 200 Easton Hospital workers have unionized and reached their first labor contract that includes pay raises, a health care cost freeze and other benefits. "Our main reason for organizing is we really want to have a say in our patients' care,"...