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Study: Uninsured Patients Get Better Care Than Insured

According to a recent study, severely injured patients are less likely to be transferred to a trauma center if they have health insurance.

02/20/2014

A woman reads the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: For First Time, Majority Of Uninsured Plan To Use Online Health Exchanges

For the first time since the launch of the online health insurance exchanges that were a centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act, the majority of uninsured Americans are saying they will use the exchanges to obtain coverage of their own.

01/30/2014

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Wedding Insurance Expands As Nuptials Get Pricier

Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There’s an insurance policy for that.

01/20/2014

Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

Over 20,000 Enroll Through DC Health Exchange

District of Columbia officials say more than 20,000 people have signed up for health coverage through the city’s insurance marketplace.

01/10/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

D.C. Customers Can Get Insurance After Deadline

District of Columbia residents who miss Monday’s deadline to enroll in health plans through the city’s insurance exchange will still have an opportunity to obtain coverage effective Jan. 1, the director of the health exchange said.

12/23/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

12/23/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Politics Color Governors’ Decisions On Medicaid

Partisan politics are coloring governors’ decisions about whether to expand Medicaid in their states, affecting billions of dollars and thousands of low-income people.

12/14/2013

File photo of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congressman: Talking To Sebelius Is ‘Like Talking To The Republic of Korea’

A Republican congressman said talking to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is “like talking to the Republic of Korea.”

12/12/2013

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

County Commissioner: ‘We’re All Scared To Death Of What’s Going To Happen’ With Obamacare

Neil Robles was optimistic when he opened his clothing and jewelry store in downtown Schuyler about a year ago, but he knew he couldn’t afford to buy health insurance on his own.

12/03/2013

Millions of Americans have logged onto the Healthcare.gov website since it’s Oct. 1 launch, but glitches on the websites have kept many from actually signing up, and has computer experts saying the technology needs a complete overhaul. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Va. Insured May Have Temporary Pardon Available

Virginia regulators say policyholders who face possible cancellation of their insurance under the new health care law may have a temporary reprieve available to them.

11/21/2013

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