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Officials said at a joint House committee briefing that roughly 75,000 people in Hawaii don't have health insurance, down from well over 100,000 last year.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York is turning away 53,000 New Yorkers with Medicaid coverage.
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Hospitals in states that have chosen not to participate in expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - such as Tennessee - are expected to face increasing financial challenges in 2014 and beyond, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings .
Even large national and regional health care plans have been affected by the divergence in public health care funding schemes across America.
Six months into its first year, the Affordable Care Act is dramatically reshaping the country's health care sector.
Since the death of her husband, Martin in May, Debra Jacobsen of Manchester has been trying to get his name dropped from the health insurance policy they purchased on the health insurance marketplace.
We don’t know if Gov. Pat McCrory was sincere or not when he said last week that he’s open to expanding Medicaid once a plan is in place to fix its unpredictable cost problems.
Hattiesburg will use a $250,000 grant from the National League of Cities to implement an outreach program to increase enrollment in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP.
While record numbers of Americans sign up for the larger Medicaid health insurance program for the poor, financial issues are emerging for medical care providers in the two dozen states that didn't go along with the expansion under the Affordable Care Act.
Jeffrey Albright, director national accounts, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, said that many patients' access to specialty pharmaceutical products - which treat serious or life-threatening illnesses - can be limited as health plans struggle to control costs.
The new Affordable Care Act and the recovering economy may have helped as many as nine million Americans obtain health insurance in the past year.
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Coakley said the deal resolves her antitrust investigation into Partners and fundamentally alters the organization's negotiating power for 10 years while barring Partners from raising its costs by more than the rate of inflation through 2020.
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