Monthly Archives: October 2015

Obamacare Deploys New Apps, Allies To Persuade The Uninsured

i Aymara Marchante (from left) and Wiktor Garcia talked with Maria Elena Santa Coloma, an insurance adviser with UniVista Insurance,… Continue reading »

Steep Hikes In Insurance Rates Force Alaskans To Make Tough Choices

i Anchorage dental hygienist Victoria Cronquist pays $1,600 a month for a health insurance policy that covers four people in… Continue reading »

Some Health Plans Have No In-Network Doctors In Key Specialties

i A psychiatrist isn’t covered under some Affordable Care Act plans. iStockphoto hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto A psychiatrist isn’t… Continue reading »

A Hospital Reduces Repeat ER Visits By Providing Social Workers

i Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee has found that connecting people with primary care doctors reduces the number of… Continue reading »

Looming Tax On High-End Health Plans Draws Heavy Fire

i Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., proposed a bill in April to repeal the impending excise tax on employee health benefits… Continue reading »

States That Declined To Expand Medicaid Face Higher Costs

i Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s Medicaid expansion bill into law in June 2013. Since then, the number of people… Continue reading »

Many Former Foster Youths Don’t Know They Have Health Care

i Laticia Aossey was hospitalized while a student at the University of Northern Iowa when she realized she hadn’t signed… Continue reading »