News tagged with health care insurance

Study: Paying for transgender health care cost-effective

A new analysis led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that while most U.S. health insurance plans deny benefits to transgender men and women for medical care necessary to transition to the opposite ...

Nov 24, 2015
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Obama administration defends troubled health care co-ops

The Obama administration defended the health care law's struggling insurance co-ops Tuesday, suggesting to Congress that cutbacks demanded by lawmakers themselves put added pressure on an altruistic alternative to mega-insurers.

Nov 03, 2015
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Bigger bite for health law penalty on uninsured

The math is harsh: The federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695, and the Obama administration is being urged to highlight that cold fact to help drive its new pitch for health law sign-ups.

Oct 19, 2015
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Is Obama's health overhaul losing steam?

The health care law's historic gains in coverage may be leveling off: The Obama administration announced Thursday it expects only a slight overall increase in enrollment next year.

Oct 15, 2015
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