Monthly Archives: February 2014

Connecticut Looks To Sell Its Obamacare Exchange To Other States

i i hide captionKevin Counihan, CEO of Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, hopes to be able to market their expertise. Jeff… Continue reading »

Massachusetts Launches Health Care Shopping Experiment

i i hide captionGovernor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts signed the law enacting the state’s latest phase of health care on… Continue reading »

Doctors’ Offices Get Put On Hold Trying to Find Out Who’s Insured

hide captionFilling out the forms is part of the ritual of going to the doctor. But with the Affordable Care… Continue reading »

Can A Doctor Really Demand An Extra $75 Upfront?

hide captionInsurers prohibit doctors from charging more than a copayment or other amount specified in your plan. Douglas W Allen/iStockphoto… Continue reading »

Democrats Seek Cure For GOP Obamacare Attacks

i i hide captionHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at the House Democrats’ recent retreat where much of the discussion… Continue reading »

Elusive Goal: A Transparent Price List For Health Care

hide captionSome states are trying to make health care prices available to the public by collecting receipts from those who… Continue reading »

Health Law’s Employer Mandate Hits Another Speed Bump

hide captionStill waiting for job-linked health insurance? Check the size of your company. Vasilyev/iStockphoto The Obama administration is, again, delaying… Continue reading »

Family Planning Squeezed In California By Health Law

i i hide captionA new electronic system will attempt to cut costs at the Planned Parenthood in Concord. Courtesy of… Continue reading »

U.S. Resets Obamacare Deadline For Some Businesses To 2016

The Obama administration says businesses employing 50-99 people now have until Jan. 1, 2016, to provide health insurance, rolling back… Continue reading »

Obamacare Thrives In San Francisco’s Chinatown

i i hide captionChinese Hospital, a landmark built in 1924, now offers a health plan on Covered California, the state’s… Continue reading »