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  • Facing deadline, health exchange enrolls more than 100,000

    Facing deadline, health exchange enrolls more than 100,000
    A day before the deadline to sign up on the Maryland exchange for health insurance that would start Jan. 1, thousands of residents risk losing their subsidies temporarily because they have not re-enrolled. Yet a month into this year's enrollment period,...
  • Cut costs by getting your health plan to cover more of your care

    We don't have to tell you that the cost of health insurance has been steadily rising. The average U.S. worker with employer-provided coverage now pays $9,695 per year in premiums and other out-of-pocket costs for a family of four, according to the...
  • Computer glitch to blame for Norco drug benefits cutoff, controller says

    Computer glitch to blame for Norco drug benefits cutoff, controller says
    More than 1,800 Northampton County workers had their prescription drug benefits accidentally cut off Jan. 1, but this time they don't have County Executive John Brown to blame. Turns out, an error by insurance underwriter Capital BlueCross inadvertently...
  • The doctor is in ... your mobile device

    The doctor is in ... your mobile device
    It was 11:45 a.m. and Dr. Christopher Bailey's laptop was chirping, indicating a patient was on the line. "Hi, this is Dr. Bailey. Can you hear me?" Yes, the female patient said, she could. She'd been violently coughing for days and was losing her...
  • Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year

    Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year
    Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance. That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
  • 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...
  • City workers sue over Emanuel-backed pension changes

    City workers sue over Emanuel-backed pension changes
    Retired Chicago Public Library worker Mary Jones planned to have knee-replacement surgery next year, but says she now fears that Mayor Rahm Emanuel's changes to her pension plan and health insurance subsidies will put that off indefinitely and possibly...
  • New Obamacare enrollments in California top 144,000

    New Obamacare enrollments in California top 144,000
    California's health insurance exchange said 144,178 people have newly enrolled in Obamacare coverage during the first month of sign ups. During the initial rollout of the federal health law, 1.2 million people purchased a private health plan through the...
  • Amazing fact: Obamacare 'beyond repair,' yet brings insurance to millions

    When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, you have two choices about what to believe. You can go with objective statistics from Gallup, a respected survey organization, which indicate that the law has increased the number of Americans with health...
  • 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...
  • 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...