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  • Medicare open enrollment ends Sunday

    Medicare open enrollment ends Sunday
    Last call for Medicare! The open enrollment period for 2015 Medicare Advantage health care and stand-alone prescription plans ends Dec. 7. New plan choices go into effect Jan. 1. After that, seniors who are unhappy with their coverage, which is...
  • Stephen Parente: Study shows health insurance premiums could jump in 2017

    Pennsylvanians are now knee-deep in the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period, which began Nov. 15 and closes Dec. 15. Many are finding what appears to be a pleasant surprise: Average premiums for the cheap bronze plans have increased by 3.9...
  • Steelworkers union at Gracedale charges unfair labor practices

    Steelworkers union at Gracedale charges unfair labor practices
    Union workers at Gracedale have filed an unfair labor practice against Northampton County over health care negotiations. Some 59 workers at the county nursing home, members of United Steelworkers Local 2599 in Bethlehem, say despite working under...
  • Obamacare offers choices, savings this year

    Obamacare offers choices, savings this year
    Most returning customers to the federal health insurance marketplace can save money on premiums thanks to greater competition among insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health...
  • Plan for long-term health care; Senior Advocate presentation

    Senior Advocate is presenting an educational meeting, "Senior Care Management: Planning for Long Term Health Care Expenses," by Donna Wilson, attorney. The meeting is from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Mennowood, 13030 Warwick Blvd., Newport...
  • How big is the Supreme Court threat to the ACA? Very big.

    Some experts have counseled a zen-like patience while awaiting the Supreme Court's consideration of the King case, which involves federal subsidies for Affordable Care Act insurance plans and is expected to yield a decision sometime in July. We've...
  • US health care spending up in 2013, but at record low growth rate

    WASHINGTON America spent more than $2.9 trillion on health care in 2013, or about $9,255 per person, according to a government report released Wednesday. The 3.6 percent increase from roughly $2.8 trillion in 2012 was the smallest annual percentage...
  • Officials: Don't wait till Feb. 15 for marketplace sign-up

    Officials: Don't wait till Feb. 15 for marketplace sign-up
    In the second round of open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, consumers are becoming more sophisticated and asking questions beyond just the cost of premiums, a sign that insurance literacy levels have increased among...
  • New radio campaign launches for health exchange

    Health care advocates, health officials and the Frederick Keys, an Orioles minor league team, plan to unveil an advertising campaign Thursday to encourage people to sign up for health coverage through the Maryland health exchange. It is open enrollment...
  • Consider these 8 important benefit options during Open Enrollment

    Q: What should I focus on when making decisions during open enrollment for my employee benefits for 2015? A: People tend to concentrate on health insurance decisions during open enrollment in the fall (see our Guide to Picking the Best Health Insurance...
  • Poll: Nearly 4 in 10 say California Obamacare exchange not working well

    Poll: Nearly 4 in 10 say California Obamacare exchange not working well
    Nearly four in 10 Californians say the state's health exchange isn't working well as the second open enrollment gets underway, a new survey shows. The results from the Public Policy Institute of California survey may reflect persistent service...