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  • Community Digest: County offers discount on Independence Grove beach pass

    Community Digest: County offers discount on Independence Grove beach pass
    Upcoming community events, opportunities and offers in Lake County include a discount on beach passes, a bike resale event, Earth Day activities, community service efforts and a pet vaccination clinic. Libertyville Discounted passes: Season passes...
  • 9 easy steps to understanding Florida's Medicaid debate

    The story eclipsing everything else in Tallahassee is the battle over Medicaid money.  But a lot of people are still confused about what’s going on. So here's an attempt to break down the basics in 9 easy steps. 1) More than $50 billion is...
  • Many small firms may face health insurance rate changes under Obamacare

    Many small firms may face health insurance rate changes under Obamacare
    In recent years, as millions of individual consumers coped with new and different kinds of health insurance, small businesses got some breathing room. Millions of small businesses nationwide — and an estimated 70% of California's small firms...
  • Lifetime health care issue draws crowd in Chicago Ridge

    Lifetime health care issue draws crowd in Chicago Ridge
    It wasn't on the meeting agenda, but a large crowd at Monday night's Chicago Ridge Village Board meeting wanted to talk about a controversial issue that arose during the recent election campaign for village trustee — the lifetime health care plan...
  • Senate approves health-care conscience update

    A measure requiring physicians to spell out a patient's options even if they're objectionable to the doctor has received Senate approval. The 34-19 vote sends to the House the plan by Evanston Democratic Sen. Daniel Biss. It would change a 1977 law...
  • How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care

    How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care
    Am I the only person in South Florida who has known people who died because they couldn't afford health care? I doubt it, but we don't share their stories, and that anonymity makes it all too easy for our elected officials in Tallahassee to detach the...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: April 19 Miami Herald on online voting registration: Online voting registration is an idea whose time has come. And why not? It's favored by all 67 election supervisors in the state, most legislators and the...
  • Anthem rate hike excessive for 170,000, regulator says

    Anthem rate hike excessive for 170,000, regulator says
    California's insurance commissioner criticized healthcare giant Anthem Blue Cross for imposing an "excessive" rate increase on nearly 170,000 customers statewide. Dave Jones said Wednesday that Anthem had failed to justify its 9% average rate hike...
  • UConn Grad Students Reach Tentative Agreement On First Union Contract

    UConn Grad Students Reach Tentative Agreement On First Union Contract
    STORRS — UConn and a new union representing about 2,300 graduate students have reached a tentative agreement on a first contract, the school announced Tuesday afternoon. The contract includes 3 percent increases to stipends, a partial break on...
  • Waivers may give next president way out of health care feuds

    Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress. The law signed by President Barack Obama includes a waiver that, starting in 2017, would let states take federal...
  • Shopping tools help patients find cash prices for medical procedures

    Shopping tools help patients find cash prices for medical procedures
    When Vicki Burns was told she needed total hip replacement surgery in 2012 she asked her local hospital for a cash price. She got a $79,000 estimate for the surgery. A doctor advised her to research the fee that the hospital accepts from Medicare and...