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  • Linking released inmates to health care

    WASHINGTON Joe Calderon faced uncomfortably high odds of dying after his release from a California prison in 2010. According to one study, his chances of dying within two weeks especially from a drug overdose, heart disease, homicide or suicide were...
  • County ends health insurance for judge

    Three different Anne Arundel county executives continued health insurance for an elected court official even though multiple opinions from lawyers suggested it was not legal. Tuesday, after five years and about $69,000, the county finally ended the only...
  • In reversal, Sacramento County wants to restore clinic access to immigrants

    Facing a $55-million deficit during the Great Recession, Sacramento County officials made a choice: To save money, they would close their free health clinics to people who entered the country illegally. Six years later, they want to reverse that...
  • California's Obamacare exchange to collect insurance data on patients

    California's Obamacare exchange to collect insurance data on patients
    California's health insurance exchange wants to know why you got sick this summer. With 1.4 million people enrolled, the state-run marketplace is embarking on an ambitious effort to collect insurance company data on prescriptions, doctor visits and...
  • Anthem proposes to buy Cigna for $184 per share

    After getting the cold shoulder, U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc. said it's raising its offer to buy smaller rival Cigna Corp. for about $47 billion, including cash and stock. Indianapolis-based Anthem said Saturday it's proposing $184 per share, about 31...
  • More than 100,000 in Central Florida could lose Obamacare subsidies

    More than 100,000 in Central Florida could lose Obamacare subsidies
    Central Floridians who rely on federal subsidies to help pay for their health insurance through Obamacare are worried that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected later this month could eliminate the financial help. The federal government is operating...
  • Anthem Goes Public With Cigna Bid; Aetna, Humana Also Merger Targets

    Anthem Goes Public With Cigna Bid; Aetna, Humana Also Merger Targets
    NEW YORK — Merger proposals are starting to intensify among the big health insurers amid talk of industry consolidation. After getting the cold shoulder in negotiations, Anthem Inc. said on Saturday that it is raising its offer to buy rival Cigna...
  • Adult dental coverage expanding slowly in Medicaid

    NEW YORK At the Interfaith Dental Center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, people with dental pain can walk into a ground floor office off Bedford Avenue and get treated without an appointment. They might have to wait in a packed waiting room. But if they're in...
  • Covering the Bases: Those who qualify for Medicare cannot keep Medicaid Expansion

    Covering the Bases: Those who qualify for Medicare cannot keep Medicaid Expansion
    In January, I enrolled into the Medical Assistance (Medicaid) with the help of a "navigator" through the Maryland Health Connection. Everything was working fine until I turned 65 in June. Under Medical Assistance, I had little or no copayments for doctors...
  • Film incentives, hypocrisy and abortion: Letters

    Film incentives lost Florida's film industry has been squeezed out of the state budget. Americans for Prosperity-Florida made 40,000 calls and sent 30,000 emails to legislators questioning the state's film-industry incentives, asking, "Why should...
  • Hospital group says Illinois could lease Healthcare.gov

    Hospital group says Illinois could lease Healthcare.gov
    A hospital group in cash-strapped Illinois says the state might be able to set up a health insurance exchange at a lower cost by "leasing" the federal government's technology, an option that could appeal to as many as 34 states where subsides could be...