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  • Create a checklist to help you cope with chronic illness

    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....
  • Blue Shield spends $1.25 billion on Care1st deal, records show

    Blue Shield spends $1.25 billion on Care1st deal, records show
    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...
  • Study finds it cheaper for students to buy insurance than go without

    Study finds it cheaper for students to buy insurance than go without
    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...
  • Q&A: Why Affordable Care Act costs continue to fall

    Q&A: Why Affordable Care Act costs continue to fall
    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...
  • Study supports affordability of Obamacare for CSU students

    Study supports affordability of Obamacare for CSU students
    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...
  • Ameristar Casino workers call for boycott

    Ameristar Casino workers call for boycott
    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...
  • Twice as many get private insurance through Md. health exchange

    Twice as many get private insurance through Md. health exchange
    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...
  • Why did it take 7 months to learn Blue Shield lost tax-exempt status?

    Why did it take 7 months to learn Blue Shield lost tax-exempt status?
    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...
  • Senate budget plan creates $5B gap with House

    Senate budget plan creates $5B gap with House
    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....
  • Q&A: How the Great Recession affected children

    Q&A: How the Great Recession affected children
    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...
  • Health claims for Porter County steady, commissioners told

    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...