Monthly Archives: July 2015

California Health Insurance Exchange Keeps Rate Hikes Low — Again

i At sign-up events like this one in Los Angeles in 2013, Covered California pledged “affordability” in health insurance as… Continue reading »

Administration Prods States To Scrutinize Insurers’ Rate Hikes

i There’s a battle brewing behind the scenes to keep health plans affordable for consumers. The Obama administration weighed in… Continue reading »

More Health Plan Choices At Work: What’s The Catch?

i Steve Heller has worked for Minnesota’s John Henry Foster company for 15 years. He says he likes the greater… Continue reading »

IRS: 7.5 Million Americans Paid Penalty For Lack Of Health Coverage

i The IRS released preliminary figures that show about three-quarters of taxpayers indicated they had qualifying health insurance in 2014…. Continue reading »

More Health Plan Choices At Work. What’s The Catch?

i Steve Heller has worked for Minnesota’s John Henry Foster company for 15 years. He says he likes the greater… Continue reading »

States Make Laws To Protect Patients From Hidden Medical Bills

i Nothing like an unexpected bill to ruin your recovery. Julie Nicholls/Corbis hide caption itoggle caption Julie Nicholls/Corbis Nothing like… Continue reading »

In Florida, A Former Fast-Food Worker Lands In Medicaid Gap

i Dr. Annelys Hernandez (left) checks out Cynthia Louis (right) in Florida International University’s Mobile Health Center in Miami on… Continue reading »

Women Are Saving Money Thanks To Expanded Birth Control Coverage

Birth control used to be a big part of young women’s out-of-pocket health costs. iStockphoto hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto… Continue reading »

Liberal Minority Won Over Conservatives In Historic Supreme Court Term

i An American flag flies over the U.S. Supreme Court June 29, 2015 in Washington, D.C. This past term, the… Continue reading »