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  • New study gives more evidence of Obamacare gains for millions

    As congressional Republicans move toward another vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act, new evidence was published Wednesday about the dramatic expansion of insurance coverage made possible by the law. Nearly 17 million more people in the U.S. have...
  • Reports faults access to mental health care in Massachusetts

    Despite increases in the number of Massachusetts residents covered by health insurance, barriers to mental health care remain — including low insurance reimbursement rates and clinicians who increasingly rely on clients paying out of pocket. That's...
  • Iowa Senate approves health and human services budget

    The Democratic-led Iowa Senate approved a $1.9 billion spending plan Wednesday for state health and human services departments, which includes an oversight committee to watchdog the governor's plan to privatize Medicaid. The budget was approved in a 26-...
  • Summer time and the budget ain't easy: Special session set for June 1

    Summer time and the budget ain't easy: Special session set for June 1
    TALLAHASSEE – House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner have set tentative dates for a special session for June 1-20. The special session is needed because lawmakers didn’t pass a budget before adjourning last week...
  • Senate adopts GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'

    The Senate on Tuesday adopted a GOP budget that paves the way for an assault on President Barack Obama's health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall. The Senate passed the nonbinding measure by a nearly party-line...
  • Gaston commissioners reject lifetime health insurance plan

    The Gaston County board of commissioners has reversed course on a plan that would have allowed members to obtain taxpayer subsidized health insurance for life after they leave office. Multiple media outlets reported that the board voted Tuesday to...
  • Aetna's rate hike excessive for small employers, regulator says

    Aetna's rate hike excessive for small employers, regulator says
    For the third time since 2013, California's managed-care regulator has criticized health insurance giant Aetna Inc. for imposing an excessive rate hike on small employers. The nation's third-largest health insurer is raising rates by 19.2%, on average,...
  • Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote

    Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote
    Medicare is poised to overhaul the way it pays physicians and create new systems to reward high-performing doctors under legislation approved by the Senate late Tuesday. The unusually bipartisan bill, which passed the House easily last month, will...
  • Nearly 1,500 Enroll In Access Health CT During Grace Period

    HARTFORD — Nearly 1,500 people signed up for health insurance through Access Health CT, Connecticut's public exchange, in April during a special grace period for those who were penalized in their 2014 federal taxes for not having coverage. Access...
  • Highmark urges Pennsylvania to OK $175M for hospital network

    Highmark executives and allies dominated a hearing before the state's top insurance regulator Monday, seeking a green light for the insurer to transfer $175 million into its western Pennsylvania hospital network to help it compete against rival University...
  • 4,700 get insurance during special enrollment

    4,700 get insurance during special enrollment
    More than 4,700 Marylanders signed up for health insurance during a special six-week enrollment period that helped them to avoid a federal tax penalty in 2015. Many of these were people who were surprised to find they had been charged a penalty in...