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  1. Subsidy shutdown could lead to free insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable, including plans for Illinois residents. The unexpected assessment comes from consultants, policy experts, and state officials, who are trying to discern the potential fallout from a Washington health care debate that's becoming even more complicated and volatile.


  2. 24 Senators sign on to bipartisan deal to prop up ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Democratic and Republican leaders in the Senate announced they have reached a bipartisan deal to shore up the Affordable Care Act health insurance markets for two years while Congress continues to grapple with GOP efforts to replace the law. Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., the leaders of the Senate health committee, said Tuesday they have struck a deal for a two-year extension of subsidies for insurance companies to cover low-income clients - subsidies that President Trump canceled last week.


  3. Far too many hospital beds occupied by patients who don't need to be there: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    ... one in 12 Ontarians reports having trouble paying for expenses that are not covered by public or private health insurance. This includes prescription drugs and dental care. Variations in access to care is a big concern for the agency, which compares ...


  4. Social Security giveth, medical costs taketh awayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bend Bulletin

    ... and Medicare benefits. It included those who also had Medicaid, Medicare Advantage or private group retiree health insurance. Overall, the average retiree's out-of-pocket medical spending declined 9 percent over the years studied from just under ...


  5. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., speaks to reporters as he heads to...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Westport News

    ... Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Washington. WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. But its ...


  6. John Bel Edwards joins bipartisan group of governors asking for health subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Gov. John Bel Edwards is among the group of 10 governors asking Congress to fund health care subsidies for another two years and stabilize health insurance markets. The governors specifically backed a plan put forward by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., in a letter sent to congressional leaders Wednesday .


  7. Bipartisan plan to curb health premiums gets strong supportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... Committee, meet before the start of a hearing on Oct. 18, 2017. A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. But ...


  8. Grant County Commission hears public input on hospital and addresses new business items 101917Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Grant County Beat

    Commissioner Alicia Edwards requested removal of a resolution prior to the approval of the agenda at the Grant County Commission regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The resolution requested support of the County Commission for a proposal to include the Heart Bar property in the U.S. Forest Service Priority list for the Land and Water Conservation Fund in fiscal years 2018 and 2019.


  9. Athenahealth, Inc. Cuts Financial Outlook and 9% of Its WorkforceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... vesting topics. His background includes serving in management and consulting for the healthcare technology, health insurance, medical device, and pharmacy benefits management industries. Follow @keithspeights


  10. Graham, Cassidy trying to move new ObamaCare deal to the rightRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... that the changes he is pushing for include conservative changes like increasing the duration of short-term health insurance plans, expanding health savings accounts, not enforcing the mandate for employers to provide coverage and waiving the penalty ...


  11. Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic negotiatorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WBT-AM Charlotte

    ... Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said Wednesday after Trump offered multiple reads on a bipartisan plan to keep health insurance markets in business. Trump ultimately ended with a thumbs-down. Nine months into office, Trump has shown a preference for ...


  12. MNsure ready for open enrollment to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    Amid the turmoil surrounding the future of the Affordable Care Act and the individual insurance market, MNsure has a clear message: We're here and ready for open enrollment to start Nov. 1. With less than two weeks to go before enrollment season begins, the MNsure exchange is working to prepare the public and help make the process go smoothly. "Window shopping" was launched this week, a period during which consumers in the individual health insurance market can go on the MNsure website at , see their coverage options and determine whether they qualify for a tax subsidy.


  13. The Limits of Trump's Health-Care OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Give President Trump an A for effort with his latest executive order, which tries to expand health-insurance options for individuals battered by exploding premiums and fleeing insurers. At least somebody is trying to do something after congressional Republicans failed to repeal and replace ObamaCare.


  14. Key Senate Republican warns GOP to change course on ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... unaffordable premiums?" Alexander asked. "What's conservative about creating chaos so millions can't buy health insurance?" He argued that Republicans haven't made any progress over the past seven years to give the states more flexibility in ...


  15. Comparing Universal American (UAM) and Its RivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Political

    ... American has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals. Universal American Corp. provides an array of health insurance and managed care products and services to people covered by Medicare. The Company's segments include Medicare Advantage, ...


  16. Survey: US uninsured up 3.5M this year; expected to riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXXV-TV Waco

    The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine coverage gains that drove the nation's uninsured rate to a historic low. That finding is based on the latest installment of a major survey, released Friday.


  17. Letters: Declare opioid crisis an emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Advocate

    My only child, Halley Borenstein, died of a heroin overdose in January after a period of hard-sought and inspiring sobriety and recovery. Despite the fact that Halley suffered from 15 years of active addiction, his health insurance company would only pay for 30 days of inpatient treatment.


  18. THANKS, DONALD!:Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... from the change, even in the long run. In fact, it's possible that the order will actually expand access to health insurance in the long run for very low-income people. This result stems from the fact that the subsidies are pegged to grow based on ...


  19. NASE Applauds Senate Introduction of Copper Plan Health Insurance LegislationRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Yesterday, bipartisan legislation was introduced in the United States Senate to create a new tier of coverage, commonly referred to as a "Copper Plan," under the Affordable Care Act and making health insurance more accessible and affordable for America's small business community. Increasing Access to Care Act was introduced yesterday by Senators Tim Scott , Tom Carper , Bill Cassidy and Mark Warner and would provide consumers with the ability to purchase a new, less expensive tier of health care coverage.


  20. Scott calls on Congress to fund Obamacare subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    Gov. Phil Scott is urging Congress to continue federal health insurance subsidies that President Donald Trump ordered cut off. Scott is one of 10 governors who sent a letter Thursday asking congressional leaders to take that step to stabilize the health insurance markets created under the Affordable Care Act.