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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

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

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Confusion, Relief Mark Start Of New Health Reforms

The new year brought relief for Americans who previously had no health insurance or were stuck in poor plans, but it also led to confusion after the troubled rollout of the federal health care reforms sent a crush of late applications to overloaded government agencies.

01/02/2014

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Health Insurance Guide: 3 Next Steps For Enrollees

The Christmas Eve deadline to enroll via HealthCare.gov for health care insurance that starts Jan. 1 has passed.

12/25/2013

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Poll: Almost A Third Of Americans Avoid Treatment Due To Costs

A recent poll suggests that 30 percent of Americans avoid seeking medical treatment due to concerns over costs.

12/11/2013

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CBS News: Federal Government Knew Millions Would Lose Employee Health Plans Due To Obamacare

An increasing number of small businesses are canceling insurance coverage for their employees due to standards of coverage established by the Affordable Care Act.

11/26/2013

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Health Analyst: Botched Website Pales In Comparison To Americans’ ‘Loss Of Faith And Trust’ In Obama

What has the backlash surrounding health insurance policy cancellations under the Affordable Care Act meant for the law itself, as well as for the legacy of President Barack Obama?

11/15/2013

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