Monthly Archives: August 2014

HealthCare.gov Recruits Leader Of Successful Connecticut Effort

i i Under Kevin Counihan, Connecticut’s health insurance exchange used concerts and storefront offices to reach customers. Courtesy of Chion… Continue reading »

Insurers Refuse To Cover Some Contraceptives, Despite Health Law

i i The NuvaRing contraceptive ring can be used monthly to prevent pregnancy. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption… Continue reading »

How To Make Sense Of Health Insurance Alphabet Soup

i i There must be an HMO in here somewhere. iStockphoto hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto There must be an… Continue reading »

Has Health Law Helped Young People Get Mental Health Treatment? Maybe

i i Mental health issues like depression, anxiety and substance abuse often start in adolescence, then peak in young adulthood…. Continue reading »

Many Big Employers Plan To Offer Skimpy Health Options Despite Law

i i Quite a few big businesses plan to offer workers health insurance options that have so few benefits that… Continue reading »

Can Divorced Dad Be Forced To Cover Insurance For Adult Kids?

i i When it comes to health insurance for young adults, the Affordable Care Act made it possible for kids… Continue reading »

California Experiments With Fast-Tracking Medical School

First-year medical student Ngabo Nzigira gets ready to see a patient at the University of California, Davis in Sacramento. Andrew… Continue reading »

Numbers Of Americans With Health Plans Way Up, But States Vary

hide captionArkansas, Kentucky, Delaware and Colorado have all seen significant increases since 2013 in the percentage of residents who have… Continue reading »

A Hospital Reboots Medicaid To Give Better Care For Less Money

i i hide captionCarmen Smith, 44, shows son Roland, 6, her new perfume. The Cleveland resident says getting on Medicaid… Continue reading »

Health Law Calls For Automatic Enrollment Of Some Workers

hide captionWhen is no choice a good choice? endopack/iStockphoto Newly hired employees who don’t sign up for health insurance on… Continue reading »