Monthly Archives: November 2017

Health Insurers Are Still Skimping On Mental Health Coverage

A coalition of mental health advocacy groups is calling on federal regulators, state agencies and employers to conduct random audits… Continue reading »

Parents Don’t Have To Pay Debts Of Adult Children On Their Health Plans

When young people turn 18, they typically sign their own paperwork before receiving medical care that says they will pay… Continue reading »

Massachusetts Set To Approve Law Protecting Access To Birth Control

Supporters of women’s health rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., March 23, 2016, as the Court hears oral… Continue reading »

Several States Roll Back ‘Retroactive Medicaid,’ A Buffer For The Poor

If you’re poor, uninsured and have a bad car wreck or fall seriously ill, there’s a chance in most states… Continue reading »

Medicaid Expansion Takes A Bite Out Of Medical Debt

Medical debts weigh on Geneva Wilson, who keeps a chicken and rooster in a coop behind her cabin in rural… Continue reading »

After Maine Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion, Governor Raises Objections

Rosemary Warnock, a registered nurse at Maine Health, exits the Merrill Auditorium voting station in Portland, Maine, early Tuesday. She… Continue reading »

CBO: Repealing Health Coverage Mandate Would Save $338 Billion

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, and Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., listen to debate on tax reform… Continue reading »

Notre Dame Is Dropping Birth Control Coverage For Students, Employees

Notre Dame is the “first and most important employer publicly to take advantage” of the rollback, The Los Angeles Times… Continue reading »

Need Help Picking An ACA Health Plan? Some States Are Reaching Out

Minnesota’s ACA insurance exchange, MNsure, is spending state money this year to hire health care navigators who reach out to… Continue reading »

Obama Takes To Twitter To Promote Obamacare Enrollment

Former President Barack Obama took to Twitter Wednesday morning to encourage people to shop for Affordable Care Act health insurance…. Continue reading »