(AP) – Cost of amputating a leg? At least $20,000. Cost of an artificial leg? More than $50,000 for the most high-tech models. Cost of an amputee’s rehab? Often tens of thousands of dollars more. These are just a fraction of the medical expenses victims of the Boston Marathon bombing will face.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Far fewer Californians are getting health insurance through their employers compared to a decade ago, a change that comes as the nation is about to undergo major reforms in the health care system.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A health care advocacy organization says nearly 3 million Californians will become eligible next year for federal assistance to pay for health insurance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people who accept government subsidies to help buy health insurance next year could get stung by surprise tax bills later on. That’s if they don’t accurately project their income.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims on individual health policies under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, the nation’s leading group of financial risk analysts has estimated.
(AP) – Some Americans could see their insurance bills double next year as the health care overhaul law expands coverage to millions of people. The nation’s big health insurers say they expect the cost for insurance coverage to rise from 20-100% for millions of people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing financial concerns, the Obama administration began quietly winding down one of the earliest programs created by the president’s health care overhaul to help people with medical problems who can’t get private insurance.
State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones touts a new ballot measure that will enable him to reject what he terms “sky high” health insurance rate increases. He talks about it with Money 101 host Bob McCormick. Click to listen:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans kept health care spending in check for three years in a row, the government reported Monday, an unusual respite that could linger if the economy stays soft or fade like a mirage if job growth comes roaring back.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The University of Southern California has received a $25 million endowment from the former chief of WellPoint health insurance. USC announced the Leonard Schaeffer endowment on Tuesday, saying it is aimed […]