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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

A new analysis finds the nation's health care overhaul deserves a place in advertising history.  (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

Mirroring problems with the federal health care website, users attempting to navigate the Spanish version have discovered their own set of difficulties.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Maryland Falls Short of Insurance Enrollment Goal

Newly released figures show that Maryland fell far short of projections enrolling residents for private insurance through its troubled health exchange, even as national enrollment figures exceed expectations.

05/01/2014

Majority of voters in Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina and Arkansas would rather Congress focus on improving the Affordable Care Act. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Southerners Don’t Like Obamacare But Don’t Want To Repeal It

Majority of voters in Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina and Arkansas would rather Congress focus on improving the Affordable Care Act.

04/24/2014

File photo of  Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Oppose Va. Medicaid Expansion

A new poll shows that the majority of Virginians oppose a plan favored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to use federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to low-income residents.

04/24/2014

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Obama: 8 Million Signed Up For ‘Obamacare’

President Barack Obama says 8 million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges.

04/17/2014

A new study finds that decades old medicine can still be effective. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Medicaid Expansion Debate Good for Va. Insurers

Some of the biggest health insurance companies in the country are poised to benefit from the debate over expanding Medicaid in Virginia, regardless of its outcome.

04/13/2014

Younger Americans tell CBS News it is cheaper to pay the penalty than to enroll in the Affordable Care Act program. (Getty Images)

Obamacare Not Attracting Young Americans

Only one-fourth of Americans under age 34 have signed up as of last month.

04/02/2014

Software flaws have plagued Maryland's health care exchange website since it launched on October 1st. (Getty Images)

Maryland To Revamp Flawed Health Exchange

State health officials voted to replace the technology in their health exchange website.

04/01/2014

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