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.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
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…
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…
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…
By Julie Appleby and Mary Agnes Carey, Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Just because open enrollment for people who buy their own health insurance formally closes March 31 doesn't mean debate over the health law will take a hiatus. After more than four years of strident rhetoric, evidence about how the law…
By Kaiser Health News and Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News
With just over a week until the March 31 deadline to sign up for health insurance, backers of the health law — from President Barack Obama on down — are engaged in a full-force campaign to enroll eligible Americans, especially…
By News Desk
More than 5 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s new “marketplaces,” the Obama administration announced Monday.
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