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Senator Johnson Will Sue; Calls Congress Out On Health Insurance Contradiction

By | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 17:34

Senator Ron Johnson will sue over an exemption that will allow the federal government to be categorized as an employer that pays for the health insurance of Congressional members and staff.

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Charity Will Pay For Teen's Bariatric Surgery

By | Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12:46

Online donations will allow a teenage girl to undergo bariatric surgery to treat a form of morbid obesity that arises when a part of the brain that is responsible for metabolic balance is damaged.

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Almost 1 Million Signed Up For Obamacare In Days Leading To Deadline

By | Mon, 12/30/2013 - 18:08

In the days leading up to Dec. 24, the health care enrollment deadline, a huge surge of people signed up on the marketplace exchanges, the Obama administration announced on Sunday.

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Obama Signs Up For Health Coverage, Though He Doesn't Need It

By | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 17:24

President Obama's enrollment in the Washington D.C. exchange marketplace was meant to be symbolic of his support for the law — he already receives coverage from the military.

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With Health Insurance Deadline Looming, Many Scramble To Sign Up

By | Sun, 12/22/2013 - 16:39

Momentum to sign up for health insurance in the marketplace has picked up as the deadline for January coverage looms. The turnout, however, has been much lower than expected due to technical issues as well as young doubters.

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More Than Half A Million Americans Enrolled In Obamacare In December, Obama States

By | Fri, 12/20/2013 - 17:17

Obama announced that half a million people had enrolled in health insurance plans during the month of December.

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Why Psychiatrists Accept Insurance Less Than Other Doctors

By | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 20:08

Researchers found that only half of psychiatrists accept private insurance compared to a greater number of other specialized doctors.

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Don't Expect Slower Rise In Health Spending To Last

By | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 15:44

A study found that neither the financial crisis nor the Affordable Care Act are behind the decade-long decline in the growth rate of health care costs.

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Obamacare Delayed: Healthcare Enrollment Deadline For January Coverage Postponed

By | Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:13

The enrollment deadline on the federal healthcare exchange for coverage beginning Jan. 1, was postponed one week to Dec. 23, the Obama administration announced late this week.

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Bariatric Surgery Death Rate Linked To Delayed, Denied Insurance Coverage

By | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:35

Patients who are approved for bariatric surgery may suffer from delayed or denied insurance approval, while those who undergo surgery may experience weight loss that's dependent on their type of coverage.

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Obama's Policy Change Is A Game-Changer For The Health Insurance Market

By | Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:35

Health insurance CEOs were displeased by Obama's policy change allowing customers to keep health plans that don't meet requirements.

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Obama Allows Terminated Health Plans To Continue — But With Caveats

By | Thu, 11/14/2013 - 14:48

Obama will allow people to keep their health plans, which were previously canceled, through 2014, as long as they are informed of their plans' shortcomings and other options.

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Speaking in Boston, Obama Listed The Numerous Advantages Of His Signature Law

By | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 18:54

Speaking at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., Obama responded to doubters of Obamacare by highlighting the current — and future — strides in health coverage brought about by his signature health care reform plan

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Contractors Are Asked To Explain Health Exchange's Disappointing Start

By | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 16:56

Contractors describe a disjointed, rushed approach to get online health exchanges up and running, but don't go as far as apologizing for the glaring technical difficulties.

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White House 'Delays' Obamacare's Individual Mandate

By | Thu, 10/24/2013 - 16:41

The White House has announced that Obamacare penalties won't be imposed for January, February, and March — a move many interpret as a six-week delay of the individual mandate.

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