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  • Another 2.5 million signed up for health insurance through ACA marketplace in late December

    Another 2.5 million signed up for health insurance through ACA marketplace in late December
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported that 4 million people had signed up for health insurance through the marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act through Dec. 15, the latest for coverage to start Jan. 1, 2015....
  • Arizona Supreme Court deals blow to Gov. Brewer by allowing challenge to Medicaid expansion

    The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan to move forward, a decision that deals a major blow to the governor's signature achievement just days before she leaves office. The high...
  • Republicans in Congress prepare assault on Obama policies

    WASHINGTON The new Republican-run Congress convenes Tuesday eager to pursue a dream the party's been chasing for six years: Dilute, dismantle or defang key Obama administration policies on immigration, environment, health care and more. First up this...
  • Hogan's pick for health chief says he'll avoid conflicts

    Hogan's pick for health chief says he'll avoid conflicts
    Van T. Mitchell, an Annapolis lobbyist who is Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's choice to serve as Maryland's health secretary, said Friday he will recuse himself from considering matters that involve his former clients. Mitchell is part of a lobbying firm that...
  • Little fuss as businesses comply with new mandate

    Little fuss as businesses comply with new mandate
    After years of heartache and hand-wringing, the Affordable Care Act's infamous employer mandate has become reality with hardly a whimper. "We got it all together, and we moved on," said Jim Fris, chief operating officer of PJW Restaurant Group, the...
  • Since Obamacare, L.A. County ER visits show hospitals in 'state of flux'

    Since Obamacare, L.A. County ER visits show hospitals in 'state of flux'
    A key measure of hospital emergency room use in Los Angeles County shows continued growth during the first six months of Obamacare, but also points to shifting patterns of where patients are choosing to receive urgent medical treatment. With the...
  • Some forced to buy on health insurance exchanges for the first time

    Some forced to buy on health insurance exchanges for the first time
    The outrage was swift and loud. Millions of people were feared to be in danger of losing their health insurance last year because their plans did not comply with the Affordable Care Act. To keep people covered and quell consumer anger, President Barack...
  • Susan Tompor: New tax forms to be sent for the Affordable Care Act

    As we shift into the new year, we're gearing up for an onslaught of new paperwork that is essential for filing your 2014 tax return. One brand-new piece of paper: Form 1095-A, the Health Insurance Marketplace Statement. If you obtained coverage under...
  • Shareholders to vote on Medtronic-Covidien deal

    MINNEAPOLIS The action starts at 4 a.m. Twin Cities time on Tuesday, and will end several weeks later with the birth of one of the world's largest health care companies. That's assuming all goes according to plan. On Tuesday morning, executives with...
  • Illinois Medicaid shifts 1.4 million to managed care

    Illinois Medicaid shifts 1.4 million to managed care
    Illinois has shifted about 1.4 million of its Medicaid recipients into managed care, falling just short of a Jan. 1 goal to move more than 1.5 million into the alternative system of delivering health care. State officials said they are comfortable...
  • Computer glitch to blame for Norco drug benefits cutoff, controller says

    Computer glitch to blame for Norco drug benefits cutoff, controller says
    More than 1,800 Northampton County workers had their prescription drug benefits accidentally cut off Jan. 1, but this time they don't have County Executive John Brown to blame. Turns out, an error by insurance underwriter Capital BlueCross inadvertently...