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  • Scott should heed own words on health care: Editorial

    Scott should heed own words on health care: Editorial
    This week Gov. Rick Scott all but crushed the hopes of 800,000 Floridians to get private health insurance by apparently ruling out his support for a bipartisan Senate plan to expand coverage using federal tax dollars. Scott hasn't been moved to back the...
  • Lawsuit accuses Chicago-based insurer of overcharging on premiums

    Lawsuit accuses Chicago-based insurer of overcharging on premiums
    An Illinois man is accusing a Chicago-based insurance provider of overcharging customers for health insurance by calculating premiums differently than specified in the Affordable Care Act, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court....
  • Scott's backpedaling on Medicaid bad news: My Word

    Scott's backpedaling on Medicaid bad news: My Word
    Just when it looked as if Florida might do the right thing and accept federal money to provide health-care coverage for about 800,000 of the state's working poor, Gov. Rick Scott throws a wrench in the works. Scott, who in 2013 backed taking some $51...
  • New Britain Firefighters Contract Raises Pay, Cuts Benefits

    NEW BRITAIN — A new contract between the city and its unionized firefighters weakens their traditional health insurance coverage but gives them raises totaling more than 11 percent between now and mid-2018. Mayor Erin Stewart, who had threatened to...
  • Stop blocking bipartisan plan for health coverage

    Stop blocking bipartisan plan for health coverage
    Now that a plan to expand health insurance coverage to at least 800,000 Floridians has won unanimous, bipartisan approval in a state Senate committee, it's past time for the House's Republican majority to stop stonewalling the initiative. Only...
  • How did hospital bills get so complicated?

    How did hospital bills get so complicated?
    As recently as 1969, delivering a baby in Morristown, N.J., could cost parents as little as $235.65 — a flat, all-inclusive rate for a three-day hospital stay and doctors' fees. I know this because that was the price on the receipt from my birth...
  • Legislators Ask Insurance Chief Nominee About Cigna Ties

    Legislators Ask Insurance Chief Nominee About Cigna Ties
    HARTFORD — Legislators on Thursday asked the governor's choice for insurance commissioner, Katharine L. Wade, about her connections to Cigna Corp., where she once worked and where her husband now works. The questions came up during her hearing...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Rhetoric unchanged on Obamacare

    Five years after enactment of the Affordable Care Act, the political debate between its supporters and its opponents continues to rage with remarkably little change. But the success of the law in extending insurance coverage to millions of Americans...
  • Military coalition divides over compensation reforms

    The Military Coalition can make Congress tremble from time to time by presenting a united front of millions of members from more than 30 military associations and veterans' service organizations in support of, or opposition to, legislation impacting...
  • Georgia House, Senate rapidly pass state budget agreement

    Georgia lawmakers approved a $40 billion state spending plan for the next year Tuesday night, giving raises to the state's top judges and pushing $103 million in costs for some part-time school employees' health insurance to local districts. A six-member...
  • Icahn: Union costs, work rules helped kill 4 AC casinos

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says union benefit costs and work rules were a big reason four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos closed last year. Icahn said on Tuesday that Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union "is one of the main contributors to the problems in...