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  1. How Catholic Insurance Companies Outsource Contraceptive CoverageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | WGBH

    ... sought by nonreligious employers the religious health plans serve. Now the federal health law requires most health insurance plans, including all new plans in the individual and small group markets, to provide contraceptive coverage at no ...

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  2. Iowas Low Number of UninsuredRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

    With a low unemployment rate, many families are covered by their employer. According to numbers from the Census American Community Survey, 8.1 percent of Iowa's population has no health insurance coverage.

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  3. Obamacare: Look, Ma, my teeth are covered.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... says Covered California spokesman Larry Hicks. That's nothing new for Californians who purchased their 2014 health insurance from the private market. With some exceptions, they already pay for pediatric dental coverage whether they like it or not, ...

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  4. Higher rate of uninsured in NC than in states that expanded MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Business Journal

    ... according to the report. According to Census Bureau data, about 1.5 million North Carolinians did not have health insurance last year, a decrease in the uninsured rate of nearly 1 percent between 2012 and 2013. However some experts see North ...

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  5. Poll: Most Virginians support Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Will Medicaid expansion become a reality in Virginia? Lawmakers return to Richmond Thursday for a special session on what has been among Gov. Terry McAuliffe's top legislative priorities. A poll released Wednesday by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University shows 61 percent of Virginia voters support expanding Medicaid to cover more Virginians who lack health insurance.

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  6. Costs to states not expanding MedicaidRead the original story

    56 min ago | Hays Daily News

    Evidence continues to mount to support the importance of each state developing a plan that takes advantage of expanded federal funding to provide health insurance for low-income individuals. Evidence continues to mount to support the importance of each state developing a plan that takes advantage of expanded federal funding to provide health insurance for low-income individuals.

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  7. Obamacare Fading As A 2014 Campaign IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Outside the Beltway

    After the public relations disaster of the roll out of the Affordable Care Act last October, a situation which wasn't fully resolved until sometime in December, which was quickly followed by the numerous reports of people who were losing health insurance coverage that they had had for years, seeing their premiums skyrocket, and otherwise running into difficulties even signing up for insurance through the state or federal exchanges.

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  8. Champions? Are You Serious?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | InsureBlog

    ... is what I found. Millions of people signed up for health coverage in the initial year of the federally-run Health Insurance Marketplace. For 2015 coverage, the open enrollment period will run from November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015 . Champions ...

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  9. Many Californians don't know that mental health care is covered by insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Fewer than four in 10 understand that most health insurance plans are legally required to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment benefits comparable to coverage for other medical services, a new Field Poll shows. Fewer than four in 10 Californians understand that most health insurance plans are legally required to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment benefits comparable to coverage for other medical services, a new Field Poll shows.

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  10. Paying the Health-Care PiperRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cato Institute

    Last week roughly 250,000 Virginians began receiving notices that their health insurance was being canceled because it failed to meet all the mandates and other regulatory requirements of Obamacare. They are likely to be just the first in a new wave of Americans who are being thrown off their current insurance plan - even if they like it, to recall President Obama's now inoperative promise.

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  11. Letter: Stamford State Rep. Candidate Abrams Will Support Continued Access Health CT PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    The appointment of Kevin Counihan to lead the federal health exchange is proof of the resounding success of Access Health CT. Since October of last year, more than a quarter million Connecticut residents have gained health insurance through the exchange, while the rate of uninsured in the state has collapsed by half in the last ten months alone.

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  12. Report on ACARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townsend Times

    The total cost of implementing a new health insurance exchange in Massachusetts could exceed $1 billion over two years, according to a new report that is being roundly dismissed by the Patrick administration. The report, published Wednesday by the Pioneer Institute's senior fellow Josh Archambault, estimates that taxpayers will have spent more than $600 million to implement the new exchange, which includes the cost of rebuilding the balky website after a failed rollout last fall.

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  13. Thursday Briefing - Week of Sept. 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Loquitur

    ... really know where the numbers are going with this." A survey found that 13.1 percent of Americans lacked health insurance at the time of their interview with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this year. In 1997, when the CDC started ...

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  14. No CommentRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Miami Today

    ... charge increased by 1%, Freedom Life Insurance Co. of America's PPO monthly charge increased by 10%, Humana Health Insurance Co. of Florida Inc. with a PPO monthly charge increased by 2% and UnitedHealthCare Life Insurance Co. providing new PPOs. ...

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  15. 8 MDs open 35,200 patient slotsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Miami Today

    ... Jackson did not have numbers for how much revenue those extra patients slots are bringing in. Factoring in health insurance providers and different options from Medicare to Medicaid makes those numbers a little harder to track down, Mr. O'Dell said. ...

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  16. Vietnam: Huge progress in expanding social health insurance, but...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Vietnam has made great strides in expanding social health insurance, now covering more than half of its population, but reforms, such as providing premium subsidies, greater family enrollment and introducing catastrophic cost coverage can help the country reach universal coverage, according to a new report the World Bank released today. "Vietnam has made significant progress toward achieving universal coverage for its population, and the government has made ambitious plans toward reaching that goal."

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  17. Key Stakeholders in the Healthcare Ecosystem to Attend the Inaugural FDA/CMS Summit for PayersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of AHIP has been added to the speaking faculty. Ignagni, the voice of health insurance plans, will headline a keynote session on Pricing and Reimbursement - The Tipping Point in the Future of Healthcare. Recognized ...

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBZT-AM West Palm Beach

    ... Depot types of issues go away! While the rest of the media talks about all of the new people who have health insurance here's the rest of the story & it's stunning: Now only has the average Americans' health costs for insurance and out of pockets ...

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  19. Poll: Most Californians lack knowledge about plans’ mental health benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Less than 40 percent of Californians realize that health insurance plans generally cover mental health treatment as well as other types of medical care, according to a new Field Poll that found a lack of knowledge about mental health assistance and varying levels of willingness to seek it. Conducted on behalf of the nonprofit California HealthCare Foundation, the poll found that more than eight in 10 Californians believe that treatment can help people with mental illnesses lead productive and healthy lives.

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  20. Compassion missing in dismissal of gay teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Detroit News

    ... Well, you're damn right I wasn't going to sign something that said I was willing to leave, and their $4K of health insurance wasn't enough to buy my silence.' It's profoundly sad that the miracle of creating a new life, the profound joy that is ...

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