Monthly Archives: November 2015

End Of Medicare Bonuses Will Cut Pay To Primary Care Doctors

i “I’ve come for your Medicare bonus.” Laughing Stock/Corbis hide caption toggle caption Laughing Stock/Corbis “I’ve come for your Medicare… Continue reading »

Many Health Co-Ops Fold, Others Survive Startup Struggles

i Rick and Letha Heitman, of Centennial, Colo., bought their health plan in 2015 through Colorado HealthOP, an insurance cooperative… Continue reading »

Mendocino Coast Fights To Keep Its Lone Hospital Afloat

i Mendocino, Calif., lures vacationing tourists and retirees. But the lone hospital on this remote stretch of coast, in nearby… Continue reading »

UnitedHealth Group Says It May Quit Offering Coverage On Obamacare Exchanges

i UnitedHealth Group has lowered its earnings forecasts for the year, citing losses on the public insurance exchanges. Jim Mone/AP… Continue reading »

House Calls For The Homebound Make A Comeback

Credit: NPR; Photographs by Misha Friedman for NPR Dr. Roberta Miller hits the road at 8 a.m. to see her… Continue reading »

Musicians Struggle To Buy Insurance In A City That Thrives On Music

i Kalu James moved to Austin, Texas, eight years ago, but bought health insurance for the first time this year…. Continue reading »

Confusion And High Costs Still Hamper Obamacare Enrollment

i Vernon Thomas, a part-time music producer, is trying to decide whether it’s worth it to sign up for health… Continue reading »

Texas’ Changing Relationship To Obamacare

i Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell says she’s willing to work with Texas leaders to craft a… Continue reading »