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  • U.S. health premiums creep up, but out-of-pocket costs jump: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health insurance premiums are going up only 3 percent this year, to an average of $16,834 for a family. Workers will pay about 20 percent of that cost, or $4,823, according to a study released on Wednesday. The Kaiser Family...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point  plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians
    Monday, Governor McAuliffe launched A Healthy Virginia, a 10-step plan to expand healthcare services to over 200,000 Virginians. This plan includes authorizations of four emergency regulations, one executive order, and innovative and creative solutions to...
  • What can be done about Covered California's doctor gap?

    What can be done about Covered California's doctor gap?
    The insurance reforms in the 2010 federal healthcare law went into full effect this year, dramatically reducing the number of Californians who don't have health coverage. At the same time, however, some low- and moderate-income residents have struggled to...
  • Who can get Obamacare between enrollment periods

    Who can get Obamacare between enrollment periods
    Months after the Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period made headlines with technical woes and a rush of last-minute sign-ups, a less-publicized push is underway to insure people whose lives have recently changed. Marriage, birth, a move...
  • Covered California plans offer benefits that often get overlooked

    Covered California plans offer benefits that often get overlooked
    Looking for some relief from high out-of-pocket costs at the pharmacy or your doctor's office? People who help run the Insure the Uninsured Project in Santa Monica say you may not have to look much further than your own health plan. The benefit...
  • What's behind health regulators' bickering over Prop. 45?

    What's behind health regulators' bickering over Prop. 45?
    Tolstoy's line about all unhappy families being unhappy in their own way hardly needs validation from us in the 21st century. But still it would be interesting to see what he'd make of the increasingly bitter division between two state agencies that...
  • Job-based health premiums increasing slowly, deductibles faster

    WASHINGTON Average premiums for job-based family health coverage are up just 3 percent this year, while the cost of single coverage rose only 2 percent, continuing a sustained trend of moderate growth in insurance costs, according to a nationwide survey...
  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan expands access to mental health services

     Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan expands access to mental health services
    The expansion of treatment for those with a serious mental illness took top billing in Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 10-point plan, "A Healthy Virginia," announced Monday. The Governor's Access Plan, GAP, promises to provide medical and behavioral health...
  • Employer health rates rise 3%, worker deductibles top $1,200

    Employer health rates rise 3%, worker deductibles top $1,200
    The price of employer health insurance rose a modest 3% this year, a major survey shows, but workers will be paying more when they get sick as deductibles soar. Annual insurance premiums for families increased 3%, on average, to $16,834, according to...
  • Gov. McAuliffe rolls out 10-point health care plan, says it will help 200,000

    Gov. McAuliffe rolls out 10-point health care plan, says it will help 200,000
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe rolled out a 10-point plan Monday to leverage more federal money for health care in Virginia, but he stopped far short of any unilateral attempt to expand Medicaid. Instead the McAuliffe administration will tweak...
  • U.S. names Connecticut official to lead federal Obamacare marketplace

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday named the head of Connecticut's state health exchange to oversee the federal marketplace that provides subsidized private health insurance to consumers in 36 states under Obamacare. In a move...