Health Insurance

In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 photo, Jill Morin, right, poses for photos with her son Kyle at their home in Raleigh, N.C.  Morin suffers from a serious heart condition and suffered a cardiac arrest in 2009. Morin and hundreds of thousands of other people with preexisting chronic conditions who are covered through high risk insurance pools will see their coverage dissolve by year’s end. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Health law clock is ticking for sickest patients

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With federal and state online health care marketplaces experiencing glitches a month into implementation, concern is mounting for a vulnerable group of people who were supposed to be among the health […]

11/06/2013

(Dean and Mary Lou Griffin, AP Photo)

Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation

MIAMI (AP) — Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he’d be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act […]

11/02/2013

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Brokers simplify, confuse health exchange shopping

This month’s glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek […]

10/14/2013

This photo provided by HHS shows the main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/HHS)

Health exchange rollout gets poor reviews

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s new health insurance marketplaces are drawing lots of rotten tomatoes in early reviews, but people are at least checking them out. Seven percent of Americans report that somebody in their […]

10/10/2013

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Feds set repairs on glitchy health care website

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it’s planning fixes to the glitch-prone federal website that uninsured people can use to sign for coverage under the new health care law. Officials said late Friday that […]

10/04/2013

California Health Insurance Exchange

California health exchange opens for enrollment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who buy their own health insurance and those who have been hoping for coverage began using the state’s online marketplace Tuesday after it opened for business on the first day […]

10/01/2013

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First day of Obamacare and Covered California

It’s launch day for a major part of the health care overhaul. Californians without health insurance can begin signing up for coverage online. How will the big change affect you? Lisa and Phil spoke with […]

10/01/2013

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Under fire, ‘Obamacare’ going live – with glitches

WASHINGTON (AP) – Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama’s health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and rounds of budget brinkmanship. Now comes the ultimate test: the […]

09/30/2013

Affordable care act

Calif. becomes laboratory for Affordable Care Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A national health policy nonprofit on Thursday announced it is making California the focal point of a long-term research project to examine whether the Affordable Care Act lives up to expectations […]

09/26/2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks during an event discussing the federal health care overhaul in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Obamacare trade-off: low premium, high deductible

WASHINGTON (AP) — You might be pleased with the low monthly premium for one of the new health insurance plans under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, but the added expense of copayments and deductibles could burn […]

09/25/2013

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