By Laura Santhanam
Long-term care insurance plans can be difficult to understand and families who use them are sometimes faced with navigating complex rules, all while caring for a loved one. Bradley Frigon with the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys says the…
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By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
Fall is enrollment season for many people who get insurance through their workplace. Premium increases for 2015 plans are expected to be modest on average, but the shift toward higher out-of-pocket costs overall for consumers will continue as employers try…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Insurance exchange customers who opt for convenience by automatically renewing their coverage for 2015 are likely to receive dated and inaccurate financial aid amounts from the government, say industry officials, advocates and other experts.
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Some cancer patients and their insurers are seeing their bills for chemotherapy jump sharply, reflecting increased drug prices and hospitals’ push to buy oncologists’ practices and then bill at higher rates.
The health care law has opened up an unusual opportunity for some mothers-to-be to save on medical bills for childbirth.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
Health insurance companies are telling Congress that more than 80 percent of people who've signed up under the new health care law have gone on to pay their premiums. That's in line with what individual insurers have said on earnings…
By Alexa Ura
LAREDO — For 12 hours a day, the waiting room at Dr. Gustavo Villarreal’s family practice is often packed with patients, people who will pay a flat $50 fee for the convenience — or necessity — of a walk-in, quick-turn…
By Julie Appleby
Offering a first glimpse of the health care needs of Americans who bought coverage through federal and state marketplaces, an analysis of the first two months of claims data shows the new enrollees are more likely to use expensive specialty…
By Connie Cass, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Here's more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year. Not anymore. Many people who didn't sign up…
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