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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Why the Census Bureau is under fire for changing its health care questions

But that may become hard to calculate with authority, a the New York Times reported Tuesday.


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7 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Final deadline arrives for Covered California sign-up

It's not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California's insurance exchange.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

10 hrs ago |

Allegheny County to stay with Highmark for health insurance

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced today that the health insurance coverage for 15,000 county employees and dependents will remain with Highmark through 2015 even if the relationship between the large insurer and UPMC dissolves completely.


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14 hrs ago | National Public Radio

CBO: Deficits To Drift Lower On Lower Health Costs

A congressional report predicts slightly smaller deficits both this year and over the coming decade, with lower spending on federal health care spending being the main reason.


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18 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

ROBINSON: Affordable Care Act is making a difference

All the naysaying in the world can't drown out mounting evidence that the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature domestic achievement, is a real success.


Related Topix: US News, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

News Max

Rep. Blackburn: Obamacare Destroyed Health Insurance Industry

The federal government spent billions of dollars and eviscerated the nation's health insurance industry to accommodate perhaps 3 million people who did not have insurance, Rep. Marsha Blackburn said.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Health, Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law


New York finalizes $8 billion Medicaid accord with federal government

New York State said it finalized an agreement with the U.S. government on Monday allowing it to reinvest $8 billion of federal money in its health insurance system for low income people while avoiding potentially painful cuts or additional budget strain.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

For Kids' Sake: State-Level Trends in Children's Health Insurance

This 50-state analysis shows that the U.S. has made significant progress toward ensuring all kids have health insurance.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health, Medicaid

Post and Courier

Obamacare insurance subsidies will cost a little less than previously thought

The Affordable Care Act's health insurance subsidies will cost a little less than previously thought, according to a new report released Monday.


Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Medicare

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Deficit now expected to be even lower

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Kathleen Sebelius Leaves Government After Wrecking Health Care...

Congress passed the misnamed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act four years ago.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicaid

65% population covered by private insurers in health insurance sector

Kolkata, Apr 13 : Considering that about 65 per cent of people covered by health insurance across India fall under the ambit of private sector, the private insurers have outperformed the public insurance companies covering just 35 per cent of people, according to a study by apex industry body ASSOCHAM.


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Savannah area experienced surge in Obamacare applications

Natasha Lambert, an Affordable Care Act navigator at J.C. Lewis Primary Healthcare Center, provides enrollment assistance to Lenny Lawton on March 22 at the Savannah Civic Center.


Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014


a Ask Emilya takes your Obamacare questions

In my last column, I warned that March 31 was your last chance to sign up for a health plan from Covered California or the private market if you wanted to get health coverage this year.


Related Topix: California, Tax

The Daily Beast

Fact-Checking the Sunday ShowsBy

On ABC's This Week, a gaggle of pundits discussed the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Gilmer Mirror

Behind the GOP's Unhealthy Attack

Could those taxes on the richest Americans that are helping to pay for the Affordable Care Act be fueling this madness? To borrow a cute term William Safire penned for Spiro Agnew, the "nattering nabobs of negativism" carrying on about the evils of the Affordable Care Act aren't going to roll back the health insurance overhaul they like to deride ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Washington Times

Corbett plan will test federal agency on Medicaid

Billions of dollars, better health care for Pennsylvania's poor and election-year politics are riding on Republican Gov. Tom Corbett 's bid to bring Medicaid expansion money to the state under the 2010 federal health care law.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Tom Corbett, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Medicare

Salt Lake Tribune

Utahns, still need health insurance? There are options

For months, consumers have been told that their last chance to buy health insurance was March 31, the deadline for enrolling in the Affordable Care Act's online insurance marketplace.


Related Topix: Utah, Health, Marketing, Medicare, Medicaid

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Herald Star Online

City woman: - I was an hour and half from death'

"I had a good job with health insurance. I am a mother, a wife and an ordained minister at the Tower of Power of Church.


Related Topix: Health, Jefferson County, OH, Steubenville, OH, Wintersville, OH

Free Republic

A Republican Vision for Health Reform

What is most missing from the Republicans is not so much the lack of an alternative to ObamaCare.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Tax, Medicaid