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  • Missouri lawmaker, wife ask court for contraception insurance exclusion

    ST. LOUIS A family should have the same right as a small business to opt out of birth control coverage in its health care plan, the lawyer for a Missouri legislator argued here Monday before a federal appeals court. Rep. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, and his...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Illinois small businesses to get jump on Obamacare exchange

    Illinois is one of five states where small businesses will get an early start in evaluating 2015 health insurance plans as part of an effort by the federal government to test its online systems before open enrollment. Small employers, agents and brokers...
  • Small firms slow to embrace ACA business exchanges

    Unhappy with the choices her insurance broker was offering, Denver publishing company owner Rebecca Askew went to Colorado's small business health insurance exchange last fall. She found exactly what she'd been hoping for: affordable insurance options...
  • Obtaining health coverage when retiring outside U.S.

    Q: What advice on health insurance can you give to people planning to retire in India? Can we purchase an international health insurance policy for medical services there? — R.G. A: The best options for retiree coverage vary greatly depending on...
  • Obamacare rates for popular silver plan rising 1% in L.A., study shows

    Obamacare rates for popular silver plan rising 1% in L.A., study shows
    Obamacare premiums in Los Angeles will rise less than 1% next year for the most widely sold coverage, a new study shows. Across the country, rates for a benchmark silver plan will actually go down slightly in 2015, according to an analysis of health...
  • Covered California plans offer benefits that often get overlooked

    Covered California plans offer benefits that often get overlooked
    Looking for some relief from high out-of-pocket costs at the pharmacy or your doctor's office? People who help run the Insure the Uninsured Project in Santa Monica say you may not have to look much further than your own health plan. The benefit...
  • Obamacare plan premiums to decline on average in 16 cities: study

    (Reuters) - Health insurance premiums for low-cost Obamacare plans in 16 U.S. cities will fall slightly in 2015 as competition helps drives down price for the new subsidized individual health plans, according to a study Friday from the Kaiser Family...
  • Who can get Obamacare between enrollment periods

    Who can get Obamacare between enrollment periods
    Months after the Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period made headlines with technical woes and a rush of last-minute sign-ups, a less-publicized push is underway to insure people whose lives have recently changed. Marriage, birth, a move...
  • That predicted double-digit rise in Obamacare premiums? Not happening

    That predicted double-digit rise in Obamacare premiums? Not happening
    Another stake in the heart of a popular anti-Obamacare claim has arrived from the Kaiser Family Foundation, which compiled the projected premium changes for 2015 in 15 states and the District of Columbia. Its finding is that premiums for the lowest-...