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  • Covered California officials, insurance chief clash over Prop. 45

    Covered California officials, insurance chief clash over Prop. 45
    California's Obamacare exchange and the state insurance commissioner are on a collision course over Proposition 45, a popular ballot measure aimed at reining in health insurance rates. Covered California officials lashed out at the statewide ballot...
  • Future Of Obamacare Enrollment Assistance Still Being Determined

    Eva Bermudez was one of nearly 300 people tasked with helping the uninsured get covered as Obamacare rolled out last fall. Her job might have seemed easy compared to those of her counterparts. An organizer with the union CSEA SEIU Local 2001, Bermudez...
  • Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015

    Illinois exchange on 3 additional insurers' radar for 2015
    Three new insurers plan to offer policies on the Illinois health insurance exchange in the second year of the Affordable Care Act, including one that counts hospitals as financial partners. Centene Corp., under its IlliniCare Health banner, plans to...
  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...
  • Fewer Uninsured No Cause For Celebration

    So Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is celebrating over a 50 percent drop in the rate of uninsured people in Connecticut thanks to the Affordable Care Act [Aug. 7, Page 1, "More Now Have Health Insurance"]. As he exults over having effectively silenced his critics...
  • In rural states, 'pastoral counselors' help fill mental health gap

    WASHINGTON Mental health therapists most often leave issues of faith outside their office doors, even for patients who are religious. But one class of counselors believes a nonsectarian model doesn't serve everyone equally well. "On a feeling level,...
  • U.S. officials reach deal with Pennsylvania on Medicaid

    (Reuters) - Federal officials have reached an agreement with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett over his plan to use federal funds to pay for private health insurance coverage for up to 600,000 residents, the governor said on Thursday. The deal highlights a...
  • Poll: Californians strongly support measure regulating health insurance rates

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Californians are showing overwhelming support for one of the most hotly contested propositions on the November ballot a measure allowing the state's insurance commissioner to reject proposed health insurance rate hikes. A new Field...
  • Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Cadence Health finalize merger

    Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Cadence Health finalize merger
    Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Cadence Health have finalized their plan to combine, creating a health system with four acute-care hospitals, 1,600 inpatient beds and a medical staff of more than 4,000 physicians. The merger, approved...
  • Insurers pay more tax on executive compensation under Obamacare: study

    (Reuters) - When Washington eliminated corporate tax deductions on health insurance executive compensation above $500,000 under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law in 2013, it generated more than $72 million in additional tax revenue for the U....
  • Access Health CT Chief Leaving For Job With U.S. Health-Insurance Marketplace

    Access Health CT Chief Leaving For Job With U.S. Health-Insurance Marketplace
    HARTFORD — Less than three months before open enrollment, the Obama administration is plucking the head of Connecticut's health insurance exchange to be CEO of the much-maligned website HealthCare.gov. Kevin J. Counihan, 59, will be in a...