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  • Budget cuts will hurt mental health providers

    Budget cuts will hurt mental health providers
    The state Board of Public Works recently approved significant cuts to community mental health services that will reduce access to care and worsen an ongoing crisis in the workforce ("O'Malley plan to close shortfall is approved," Jan. 7). One...
  • Glastonbury School Board Trims Superintendent's Proposed Budget

    Glastonbury School Board Trims Superintendent's Proposed Budget
    GLASTONBURY — The school board reduced Superintendent Alan B. Bookman's proposed budget by $725,000 Monday night, bringing the spending plan below the $100 million mark to $99.97 million, a spending increase of just over 3 percent. Board members...
  • Social Security Q&A: Benefits increase for 2015

    Q: I'm creating my budget for 2015. How much will my benefit increase at the beginning of the year? A:The monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase by 1.7 percent in 2015. This...
  • On open market, Palm Beach County health insurance prices among lowest in state

    On open market, Palm Beach County health insurance prices among lowest in state
    Palm Beach County residents don't need more reasons to boast. But here's one to add to the pile: Health-insurance policies for individuals and families sold under the new Affordable Care Act regulations are in most cases priced lower in Palm Beach County...
  • Obamacare penalties, payouts ahead for many tax filers

    Obamacare penalties, payouts ahead for many tax filers
    Uncle Sam could take a bigger bite at tax time for consumers who received too much government help last year with their Obamacare premiums. That may be just one of several surprises for millions of Americans in advance of the first tax deadline...
  • A better headline for 'Obamacare'

    While I was shopping for more affordable health care insurance, I found out the pain I had in my hip was arthritis. It was then that I was denied health care coverage because of a pre-existing condition. So I called my congressman to grouse and he got...
  • Affordable Care Act tax consequences kick in this year; free tax, enrollment counseling on Peninsula

     Affordable Care Act tax consequences kick in this year; free tax, enrollment counseling on Peninsula
    One element of the Affordable Care Act will show up in tax returns for the first time this filing season — and for individual taxpayers, the effect could be good or bad. The 2015 tax season marks the first time that all taxpayers will have to...
  • St. Francis Plans To Join Large Catholic Hospital System

    St. Francis Plans To Join Large Catholic Hospital System
    HARTFORD — The parent company of St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced Wednesday that it plans to become a part of Trinity Health of Livonia, Mich., a large Catholic health care system that operates 86 hospitals in 21 states. The...
  • With Feb. 15 insurance deadline looming, Enroll Lake County can help

    With Feb. 15 insurance deadline looming, Enroll Lake County can help
    Last year, the Enroll Lake County program headed up an all-out informational blitz to help uninsured Lake County residents become insured through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. While almost 13,000 residents were enrolled in Lake County last...
  • Ask Kim: Get the most from Obamacare in 2015

    Fix problems with your current coverage, and take advantage of new options available in your area. Make sure your providers are still included. In 2014, many insurers offered several versions of their policies on the exchanges, some with lower premiums...
  • Baltimore County loses appeal in police retiree case

    Baltimore County loses appeal in police retiree case
    An appeals court has rejected a bid by the Baltimore County government to avoid reimbursing hundreds of police retirees who were overcharged for health insurance. The county paid more than $1.7 million in damages and interest to the Fraternal Order of...