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  • A little homework can help you navigate the Medicare maze

    You're eligible for Medicare when you turn 65, but these days, the decision to sign up is not a slam-dunk. For example, after you enroll in Medicare, you can no longer contribute to a health savings account. If, however, you work for a company with fewer...
  • California's individual health insurance market grows 64% to 2.2 million

    California's individual health insurance market grows 64% to 2.2 million
    The number of Californians buying individual health insurance soared 64% to nearly 2.2 million as Obamacare took full effect last year, a new report shows. In California, 843,607 people joined the individual market both inside and outside the Covered...
  • Report: Insurers skirt health law's protections for women

    Some insurance plans offered on the health overhaul law's new marketplaces violate the law's requirements for women's health, according to a new report from a women's legal advocacy group. The National Women's Law Center analyzed plans in 15 states...
  • Genetic testing moves into world of employee health

    Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug. Big companies are considering blending genetic testing with coaching on nutrition and exercise to help workers lose weight and improve their health before...
  • GOP candidates court conservative advocacy group in debate

    Kentucky's leading Republican candidates for governor jockeyed to position themselves on the right side of key conservative issues during a debate Tuesday night before one of the country's major conservative advocacy groups. The 90-minute debate at...
  • Legislative budget restoring cuts clears Connecticut panel

    Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly rebuffed many of the Democratic governor's proposed spending cuts on Monday, approving an alternative plan that fully or partially restores reductions to budget items ranging from mental health care grants...
  • Compromise GOP budget hikes war funds, targets 'Obamacare'

    House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement Monday on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Barack Obama's signature health care law while delivering an almost $40 billion budget...
  • Health plan adds option of payment in cash at local stores

    Health plan adds option of payment in cash at local stores
    With Obamacare in its second year, health officials are still working out the kinks in expanding health coverage to millions of Californians. In the latest fix, members of a health plan for low-income Los Angeles County residents now can pay their...
  • Health Care Cost Should Be Clear In Advance

    Health Care Cost Should Be Clear In Advance
    Many readers may be familiar with the story last year about a patient who received a bill for $117,000 from a doctor who had assisted in his surgery. This assistant surgeon — totally unknown to the patient — was not in the network of providers...
  • Senate makes offer but health care stalemate remains

    Senate makes offer but health care stalemate remains
    TALLAHASSEE – With billions in taxpayer funds on the line, Central Florida hospitals and the working poor and uninsured remain stuck in limbo as lawmakers continue to haggle over health care coverage for the poor. The Florida Senate rejected...
  • Health care: What should Fla. do?: Front Burner

    Health care: What should Fla. do?: Front Burner
    With a week to go in the regular session of the Florida Legislature, lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott are deadlocked over how to respond to a standing offer of billions of dollars from Washington, D.C. to expand health-care coverage in the state. The...