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3 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Nearly 5,000 County Residents Use Insurance Marketplace

Almost 5,000 Chautauqua County residents have enrolled for health insurance since the rollout of the health insurance marketplace nearly 10 months ago.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua County, NY, Health, Medicaid, Cattaraugus County, NY

8 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Get ready for even higher health insurance premiums: Examiner Editorial

As early as 2007, President Obama promised that under his proposed health care reform law, insurance premiums would go down by $2,500 per year for the average family.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Indiana, Opinion

12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Still too many Kansans lacking health insurance

About 359,000 Kansans - or 12.6 percent of the population - were uninsured in 2012, according to a new report by the Kansas Health Institute.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican

16 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Unpaid hospital bills drop after Medicaid expansion

Unpaid hospital bills drop after Medicaid expansion PHOENIX -- A survey by the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association finds a 31 percent reduction in uncompensated care through April.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Phoenix, AZ

20 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

A rash of health care options are available after graduation

Parents hate to get these letters - a notice from an insurer that their college-age child no longer is eligible for dental and vision coverage.

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Related Topix: Health, Dentistry

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

The doctor's making a list; checking it a lot; gonna find out who's got Obamacare or not.

Reprint rights to this article are hereby granted. You may post all of it or part of it to the blog of your choice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government, Health

Salt Lake Tribune

Health fair the cure for costly care

Dentist appointments are dreaded by many, but the line for a cleaning and checkup Friday wrapped around the hall of the Horizonte Center.

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Related Topix: Dentistry, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Health, University of Utah

The Motley Fool

This Obamacare Health Exchange Satisfaction Study Yields 5 Surprising Finds

Nine months following the start of open enrollment for Obamacare, officially known as Affordable Care Act, its success or failure is still largely determined by personal perceptions.

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The New Zealand Herald

Diana Clement: Insurance - it's a tough game for women

Women sometimes get a raw deal when it comes to insurance. The reasons are varied and aren't all the fault of insurers.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Opinion

Fire Dog Lake

The Massive Gap Between What Young People Wanted From Health Care Reform and What They Got

Democrats need to realize that refuting some of the GOP's more ridiculous claims is not going to magically make the law more popular.

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Related Topix: Young People, Alternative, Health

Modern Healthcare

Missouri governor vetoes limits on health navigators

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, vetoed legislation that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.The vetoed bill would have required criminal background checks for... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Health

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Reuters

U.S. Medicaid enrollment nears 7 million since Obamacare rollout

New enrollments in Obamacare's Medicaid expansion and other healthcare programs for the poor have reached 6.7 million people since the launch of President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms last year, the administration said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health

Creative Loafing Tampa

White House report states that 1 out of 5 Floridians still lack health insurance

Physicians and residents of the Sunshine State are urging Florida's elected leaders to accept federal funding for healthcare as Floridians and business in the state is affected.

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Related Topix: Florida, Health, Florida Government, Medicine, Medicaid

Philly.com

Love defined their union to the very end

A wedding meant that Wright's health insurance could be in jeopardy. Carroll didn't always have the kind of job and coverage that a wife like Wright would need.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Fibrosis

Politico

The verdict is in: ACA lowers uninsured

Survey after survey is showing that the number of uninsured people has been going down since the start of enrollment last fall.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Silicon Alley Insider

The Uninsured Rate Has Massively Plunged Massively, And It's Now At...

The uninsured rate in the U.S. has plunged to 13.4% in the second quarter of 2014, the lowest-ever rate recorded by Gallup in more than six years of polling.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Milpitas Post

Obamacare: Little-known provision allows Californians stuck in bad plans to switch

Furious after discovering that their longtime doctors weren't part of their new Anthem Blue Cross plans under the federal health care law, many Bay Area residents didn't just get mad.

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Related Topix: California, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Santa Monica, CA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

GOP's Baker amends comment on contraceptive ruling

Baker, who supports the state law that includes contraceptive coverage, corrected his previous comments to say it's possible given the court decision that a small segment of employers could qualify for the narrow exemption to the contraceptives mandate.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Health

Forbes.com

The Right Way To Subsidize Health Insurance

Although most of us think our health care system is predominantly a private system, government is heavily involved.

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Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Industry

NewsOK.com

State reports progress in fixing health website

Software ordered by Massachusetts to fix its hobbled health care exchange passed initial tests, renewing hopes that the state could finally have a fully operational website by year's end, officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Deval Patrick, US Governors

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