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Health Mar 10Uninsured rate drops due to health care law, but signups lag among Hispanics
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index finds that 15.9 percent of U.S. adults are uninsured thus far in 2014, down from 17.1 percent for the last three months of 2013.
Health Mar 05Obama administration announces two-year extensions for canceled health plans
WASHINGTON -- Warding off the specter of election-year health insurance cancellations, the Obama administration Wednesday announced a two-year extension for individual policies that don't meet requirements of the new health care law. The decision helps defuse a political problem for…
Health Feb 21Popular Medicare Advantage plans could face cuts
The Obama administration says cuts to Medicare Advantage plans are on the table for next year.
Nation Feb 10Medium-sized employers to get a one-year delay in implementing health insurance mandate
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is giving another delay to business groups concerned about the health care law’s requirement that larger firms cover their workers. The Treasury Department announced Monday that companies with 50 to 99 employees have an additional…