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Government hires 'navigators' to help consumers enroll in health exchanges

Sep 16, 2013
In about two weeks, millions will start enrolling in health exchanges. But for many, the process is still murky and the government is hiring people to help.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, health exchanges

How race can impact your health care

Sep 13, 2013
Subconscious racial biases can come into play when it comes to health coverage.
Posted In: race, medical care, health care

What to expect when health insurance exchanges open

Sep 13, 2013
October 1st is the big day for the Affordable Care Act's health care exchanges, as they'll open their doors to the first enrollees. What can consumers expect?
Posted In: health care, health insurance, Affordable Care Act

Companies push retirees into the private market

Sep 9, 2013
IBM is the latest corporation moving to pay retirees an annual sum they can use to buy insurance through a private exchange.
Posted In: Retirement, health care, health insurance

Just how much will Obamacare cost you?

Sep 5, 2013
The Kaiser Family Foundation is out with a survey of the cost and coverage of Obamacare plans that will be available in 17 states and Washington, D.C.
Posted In: Obamacare, ACA, health care

Teenagers who could sign up for Medicaid, but don't

Sep 4, 2013
After a long fight over Obamacare, Michigan will offer expanded Medicaid coverage starting next spring. But will everyone take advantage of the benefit?
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, medicaid, teenagers

UPS to drop health care for many employees' spouses, blames Obamacare

Aug 22, 2013
It’s a common scenario. You and your spouse have jobs that offer health insurance. You both pick the better one. Well, UPS says they’ve got to cut that perk.
Posted In: health care, UPS, health insurance

Getting to know the sickest patients

Aug 21, 2013
Researchers are trying to understand why so-called "super utilizers" keep coming back to the hospital over and over again. Finding answers could cut health costs dramatically.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care

The defund Obamacare tour kicks off

Aug 19, 2013
Heritage Action for America and leading Republicans will host town halls in nine cities as part of a “Defund Obamacare Tour.” Can the Affordable Care Act really be defunded?
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obama

Confusion over Obamacare helps scammers

Aug 16, 2013
The Federal Trade Commission is fielding complaints from consumers who say they have been scammed with fake offers related to the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: health care, health scams, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

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