News tagged with health insurance

New blow for Obama health law

President Barack Obama's health care law suffered a new blow Monday, as his administration delayed a key component requiring small businesses to provide insurance to employees or face a fine.

Feb 10, 2014
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A scramble to sign up the young by health deadline

An army of workers and volunteers has fanned out around the country trying to enroll young and healthy people in health insurance now available through President Barack Obama's signature law.

Feb 07, 2014
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Model Arkansas way of expanding Medicaid at risk

Less than a year after its approval, Arkansas' much-heralded plan to expand Medicaid by buying private insurance for the poor instead of adding them to the rolls is on the brink of being abandoned. Supporters are worried ...

Feb 06, 2014
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How will the ACA affect cancer survivors?

In 2010, the total cost of cancer care in the United States reached $125 billion. Globally, the economic toll from cancer is nearly 20 percent higher than the leading cause of death: heart disease. Cancer patients are also ...

Jan 23, 2014
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Wednesday is deadline for Feb. 1 coverage under ACA

(HealthDay)—There's still time to enroll in a health insurance plan through one of the Affordable Care Act's new online marketplaces. Those who sign up by Wednesday will have coverage starting next month.

Jan 14, 2014
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