| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:05 AM
As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama promised that his health reform plan would "lower premiums by up to $2,500 for a typical family." So it's not surprising that many people are dismayed by the rising costs under the health reform law he...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Washington, D.C., is suffering from a severe sickness that needs to be cured for America to move forward toward prosperity.
The economy is stagnant, the federal government is bloated, health care has been ripped out of the hands of physicians and placed...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Would the real Proposition 45 please stand up?
One of the main arguments advanced by the commercials aired and the torrent of mailers sent by the No on 45 campaign is that the measure would place healthcare in the hands of a single corruptible...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Aetna announced an agreement Monday to spend $400 million acquiring bswift, a Chicago technology company that offers a retail style platform for health insurance.
The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the year. It will be funded with...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:02 PM
The race for the Senate pits a governor-turned-senator who prides himself on his willingness to work across party lines against a former head of the Republican National Committee who says it's time to break Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's grip.
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:12 PM
With the open enrollment period beginning on Nov. 15 for the second year of health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the program known as ObamaCare is still so new and confusing that some insurance companies are hiring new agents to help...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Virginians react to Gillespie's health care plan
Republican Senate nominee Ed Gillespie's health care plan relies on tiered tax credits, based on age and family size, to help people buy insurance on the open market. It would allow insurance companies...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Some small businesses in Maryland will see a small drop in health insurance premiums next year, while others will pay as much as 11 percent more to cover their workers, according to rates released by state regulators Friday.
The rates, which go into...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:08 PM
RICHMOND — Republican Senate nominee Ed Gillespie on Friday rolled out a long-promised plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, saying he can save the country money and still improve its health system.
The plan relies on tiered tax credits, based...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Almost three decades ago, a small band of consumer activists persuaded California voters to slap tough new rate regulations on auto insurance.
Now that same group wants to crack down on health insurance rates.
And the insurance industry and its...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:20 AM
Aetna has announced that all 2015 health plans it offers to federal workers will provide coverage for sex-change operations, a decision that follows a shift in U.S. government policy allowing insurance to pay for gender reassignment surgery.