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Health Oct 015 Things to Keep in Mind While Shopping in Insurance Marketplaces
A woman looks at HealthCare.gov on the morning the health care reform law's insurance exchanges opened. Photo by Karen Bleier/Getty Images. In recent months, all eyes have been focused on today, the day health insurance marketplaces open for business.
Health Aug 07Some Plans Deny Pregnancy Coverage for Dependent Children
Photo by Jason Edwards/National Geographic via Getty Images. The health care overhaul provides a safety net for young adult children, who can now stay on their parents' health plans until they reach age 26. But it doesn't guarantee that their…
Health Mar 13Five Health Reform Changes to Watch in 2012
Starting in August, the Obama administration's new rules on contraceptive coverage take effect. Photo Illustration by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images. Two years after its passage, the sweeping health care overhaul remains deeply controversial, with both political parties trying to use it…
Health Feb 27Insurers Open Stores To Peddle Health Plans
One of the new Blue and Blue Shield stores in Florida. Photo courtesy of Kaiser Health News. When Ronda Austin's employer stopped offering health coverage last spring, she bought an individual policy from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida.