Monthly Archives: April 2015

Florida’s House Quits Early, At Impasse Over Medicaid Expansion

i Florida state Senate president Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, was applauded by his fellow senators Tuesday, after expressing his disappointment with… Continue reading »

How Getting Married Affects Health Insurance Tax Credits

i If you’re about to tie the knot, do you know how a change in marital status could affect the… Continue reading »

What’s At Stake If Supreme Court Eliminates Your Obamacare Subsidy

i Carlton Scott pays $266.99 per month for his subsidized health insurance plan. He worries he and his neighbors would… Continue reading »

Californians Can Now Pay Cash For Health Insurance At 7-Eleven

i The largest publicly run health plan in the nation, L.A. Care, will allow customers who do not have traditional… Continue reading »

Study: Insurers Fail To Cover All Prescribed Contraceptives

i Will the health plan pay for the contraceptives the doctor prescribes? MediaforMedical/Emmanuel Rogue/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption MediaforMedical/Emmanuel… Continue reading »

When Keeping A Secret Trumps The Need For Care

i Will adult children seek care if their parents can find out about it? Maria Fabrizio for NPR hide caption… Continue reading »

Medical Schools Reboot For 21st Century

i Dr. Raj Mangrulkar and medical student Jesse Burk-Rafel at the University of Michigan Medical School. Good communication skills, teamwork… Continue reading »

Doctors Make House Calls On Tablets Carried By Houston Firefighters

i Houston firefighters learn to use a video chat program that will let them consult with an emergency medicine doctor… Continue reading »

Quick Income Changes Can Threaten Coverage For Those On Medicaid

i When the earnings of low-income consumers change over the course of the year, a family can risk losing their… Continue reading »

Medical Students Jump In To Help The Uninsured

i NYU medical student Sara Stream (left) examines dancer Jazlyn Caing, who visited the clinic for low-grade orthopedic and respiratory… Continue reading »