| Mar 25, 2015
| 12:30 PM
A diagnosis of a debilitating chronic disease, such as Parkinson's or multiple sclerosis, can be frightening. But once you get over the initial shock, it's time to get down to work, drawing up financial and estate plans tailored to your medical condition....
| Mar 24, 2015
| 10:21 AM
Nonprofit insurer Blue Shield of California is spending $1.25 billion on its acquisition of Monterey Park health plan Care1st, records show.
Blue Shield had refused to disclose the purchase price when it announced the deal in December and then sought...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:05 AM
As this year’s deadline to sign up for Obamacare fast approaches, California State University officials are trying to show students that buying health insurance makes financial sense.
A new analysis from the CSU Health Insurance Education...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:57 PM
As the Supreme Court considers the fate of government subsidies to millions of consumers receiving coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a nonpartisan budget analysis found Monday that projected costs of President Obama's signature healthcare program...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:35 PM
As this year's deadline to sign up for Obamacare fast approaches, California State University officials are trying to show students that buying health insurance makes financial sense.
A new analysis from the CSU Health Insurance Education Project...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:39 PM
Union employees at Ameristar Casino are urging patrons to boycott the East Chicago boat until they reach a contract settlement with owner Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. that includes retention of their current health insurance plan.
Members of Unite Here...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:29 PM
The number of people who bought private health plans on the Maryland exchange set up under health reform doubled from last year.
Private plans were bought by 119,096 people during the three-month open enrollment that ended Sunday, the Maryland Health...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 7:30 PM
Health insurance giant Blue Shield of California and state tax authorities both came under fire for not disclosing seven months ago a landmark decision taking away the insurer's tax-exempt status, which had been in place since 1939.
The Times first...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 11:02 AM
TALLAHASSEE — In a move that creates a $5 billion divide with the House, the Senate released a budget proposal Thursday that banks on expanding health-care coverage for low-income Floridians and extending a critical funding program for hospitals....
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:57 AM
WASHINGTON — Five years after the Great Recession ended, many Americans are still reeling from its effects. Perhaps no group was harmed more by the downturn than children.
Roughly 2 million more children live in poverty today than at the start...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 5:33 PM
Porter County's health insurance plan paid $10.7 million in claims last year and is on track to spend that amount again, with $9.9 million spent in the past 11 months, Stewart Miller, the county's third-party administrator for its insurance plan, told the...