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Health exchanges go live on Tuesday, but are the websites ready?

Sep 30, 2013
Americans will be able to go online to get health insurance "exchanges" on Tuesday. But there's concern some of these online sites aren't ready for prime time.
Posted In: ACA, Obamacare, health care, health exchanges

Winner of MacArthur 'genius grant': 'We have a very passive health care system in America'

Sep 25, 2013
Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, was named one of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' winners today. He organized a system in Camden, the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, that tracks down the poorest patients who need care.
Posted In: health care, Health, MacArthur Fellow, genius grant, camden, Wealth and Poverty

When your symptoms don't tell the whole story

Sep 24, 2013
Doctors are learning that listening to patients about their lives may reveal the secrets that will help their patients get better.
Posted In: health care, camden, medical care

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

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