health insurance

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Senate GOP Blocks Bill on Contraception Coverage

Senate Republicans have blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies that object on religious grounds.

07/16/2014

Report: Obamacare Website Cost $840M, More Than $150M Spent On Failed Launch (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Claims She Was Double-Billed Signing Up For Obamacare

Janet Shadoin was unable to unenroll from the plan she purchased on the Affordable Care Act online marketplace.

06/17/2014

Flu season shaping up to be "bad" as it gets to its earliest start in 10years. Credit: John Moore/Getty Images

Senator Offers Compromise on Medicaid Impasse

A proposed small procedural change to a legislative commission may be the starting point of a compromise that ends a months-long impasse over the Virginia state budget.

05/29/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C. shows the homepage for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Consultant: ‘Unproven Theory’ Obamacare Will Reign In Health Insurance Prices

The wild hikes in health insurance rates that blindsided many Americans in recent years may become less frequent because of the health care overhaul.

05/26/2014

File photo of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and President Barack Obama. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

US Subpoenas Oregon Insurance Website Documents

The governor’s office says federal prosecutors have subpoenaed state records for a grand jury investigation of the troubled Cover Oregon health insurance website.

05/20/2014

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Police Unions: PTSD Affecting Every Department In U.S.

Police unions across the U.S. are pushing for officers to be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits if they suffer post-traumatic stress disorder, whether they got it from the general stress of police work or from responding to a deadly shooting rampage.

05/16/2014

Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health care law.   (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

More Consumers Losing Their Doctors Through Obamacare Insurance Pans

More consumers realize they bought plans with limited doctor and hospital networks, some after websites that mistakenly said their doctors were included.

05/14/2014

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Medicaid Benefits Expanded For Pregnant Women Through Obamacare

The health care law has opened up a new opportunity for some mothers-to-be to save on medical bills for childbirth.

05/10/2014

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Health Insurers Just Say No To Marijuana Coverage

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don’t cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.

05/08/2014

Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health care law.   (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

North Dakota Blue Cross Fires CEO After Subsidiary Loses $51M Developing Maryland’s Obamacare Exchange

The company that does business as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota fired its president and chief executive officer on Monday, days after the state’s dominate insurer reported nearly $80 million in financial losses in 2013.

05/06/2014

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