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Penalties on the way for the uninsured under Obamacare

Jan 29, 2015
As many as 6 million households will be fined, but it's unclear how many will pay.
Posted In: health care, ACA, Obamacare
Gautam Gupta receives an influenza shot from Ray Grigorio, a nurse practitioner at a CVS in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The CDC announced last week the strain of dominant influenza has mutated, leaving people who got the flu shot vulnerable

President Obama aims to pass Healthy Families Act

Jan 15, 2015
The plan would allow workers to earn more paid sick time.
Posted In: sick leave, health care, sickness

Apps help employees care for aging parents

Jan 7, 2015
Helping employees with care may help them stay focused at work
Posted In: app, health care, benefits, eldercare
A health-care reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair at California's Pasadena City College in 2013.

What health care in 2015 will look like

Dec 26, 2014
Health care in the New Year may be more convenient but cost more.
Posted In: health care, ACA, 2015

The math behind health care's crazy inflation

Dec 22, 2014
Costs keep going up, but what about value?
Posted In: health care, medical costs, health insurance

Going on a therapeutic shopping spree

Dec 8, 2014
Historically, flexible spending accounts had to be emptied by year's end. But you can roll over $500 to next year.
Posted In: health care, eyeglasses
The Star Apartments under construction in December 2012 in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles.

Cutting health costs by subsidizing housing

Dec 4, 2014
Experiment in housing for homeless is completed in L.A. – and health-care costs fall.
Posted In: homeless, Skid Row, Housing, health care
Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Hackers target the healthcare industry

Dec 1, 2014
The cyber-criminals seem to be looking for information that could affect the stock market.
Posted In: health care, cybersecurity
 Hisham Uadadeh enrolls in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.

Let's do the numbers of Obamacare enrollment

Nov 11, 2014
Will there be 13 million people enrolled this year? Or 9 million?
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, DOH, health care
Ebola patient Amber Vinson arrived by ambulance Oct. 15 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. She was transferred after contracting the virus at Texas Heath Presbyterian Hospital while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who has since died.

Why the Ebola patients were transferred

Oct 16, 2014
Both nurses infected by an Ebola patient have been sent to different hospitals.
Posted In: Ebola, Emory University, health care

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