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  • Report: Women In CT Denied Some Mandated Health Benefits

    Women in Connecticut have been denied health insurance benefits in violation of the federal Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the National Women's Law Center. Connecticut is one of 15 states included in the study, which analyzed the 2014 and...
  • What the ruling on subsidies means for Florida

    What the ruling on subsidies means for Florida
    On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court announced a ruling in the case of King v. Burwell, which upholds the subsidies awarded to Floridians who enrolled in coverage through healthcare.gov. Over the last few months, policymakers, health care leaders and...
  • Supporters seek to revive Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan

    Supporters of a failed plan to expand Medicaid in Tennessee met Monday to renew an effort to try to pass it after a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold health insurance subsidies. Tennessee Democratic Congressman Jim Cooper was among...
  • Understanding short-term health policies

    Understanding short-term health policies
    After leaving a full-time job in Northern California earlier this year, Christine Morrison is without work-based health insurance for the first time since the age of 18. Now 26 years old, the Glendora resident is working at a temp job as a human...
  • High Deductibles Spike Health Care Costs

    High Deductibles Spike Health Care Costs
    On Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld Affordable Care Act subsidies for all Americans regardless of what health insurance exchange they use. The issue was whether qualified citizens who purchased health care insurance through the federal healthcare....
  • Linking released inmates to health care

    WASHINGTON Joe Calderon faced uncomfortably high odds of dying after his release from a California prison in 2010. According to one study, his chances of dying within two weeks especially from a drug overdose, heart disease, homicide or suicide were...
  • Health insurance giant Anthem presses for Cigna takeover at $54 billion

    Health insurance giant Anthem presses for Cigna takeover at $54 billion
    Health insurer Anthem Inc. pressed ahead with its pursuit of a $54-billion merger with Cigna Corp. despite a spurned bid and increasing concerns about industry consolidation. Joseph Swedish, Anthem's chief executive, went on the offensive Monday trying...
  • California needs a right-to-die law

    California needs a right-to-die law
    Much-needed and long-overdue legislation that would allow terminally ill Californians to end their lives peacefully and painlessly got off to a promising start earlier this year, passing two Senate committees and winning approval on the Senate floor....
  • Anthem reaffirms commitment to its $47-billion bid for Cigna

    Anthem sees its more than $47 billion bid to buy rival Cigna as a way to muscle up on technology that helps consumers and to strengthen its rapidly growing Medicare Advantage business. Leaders of the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer reaffirmed on Monday...
  • Hospital chains can't move home-state Republicans on Obamacare

    Conventional wisdom says big corporations that employ lots of people in a state generally call the shots with local politicians, especially when those corporations are the source of major campaign contributions. But that's not the case in Tennessee. At...
  • Groups estimate 160,000 Hoosiers could lose subsidies

    About 160,000 low- and moderate-income Indiana residents could lose health insurance premium subsidies provided under the Affordable Care Act if the U.S. Supreme Court rules them illegal, two groups estimated Tuesday. The nonpartisan Kaiser Family...