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Health Insurance

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  • Insurers navigate health overhaul to rising profits

    Several of the nation's biggest health insurers have hiked earnings expectations for 2015 after blowing past first-quarter forecasts and heading into a much more stable future than they faced this time last year. A better understanding of the health care...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Thousands Could Face Higher Rates Wednesday If Hartford HealthCare, Insurer Talks Fail

    Thousands Could Face Higher Rates Wednesday If Hartford HealthCare, Insurer Talks Fail
    Thousands of UnitedHealthcare customers will have to pay higher, out-of-network rates starting Wednesday at Hartford Hospital and the Hospital of Central Connecticut, or they will have to seek care elsewhere, if the health insurer and the health system...