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No-Frills Step-By-Step Guide to Signing Up for Obamacare

H. Alan Scott | Posted 03.28.2014 | Impact
H. Alan Scott

I know what you're thinking, another Obamacare story. But this one is different, I swear. Stay with me here. No matter what you think about the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), we can all agree that people should have access to affordable health care, right?

Even More Proof Obamacare Is Working

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — With just three weeks left to sign up under President Barack Obama's health care law, a major survey tracking the rollout finds th...

Sam Stein

This Insurance Company Is Reaching Customers By Poking Fun At Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top health insurer in Iowa is launching a new ad campaign poking fun at the failure of Obamacare's federal exchanges and encouraging...

Navigating the World of Health Insurance: A Checklist

Erin Havel | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Havel

Battling insurance corporations who do not want to pay for that $8,000 a month chemotherapy drug you need to survive while you are also battling cancer, is tremendously taxing. Here are a few very basic tips I learned through my own struggles with illness and insurance.

Should Your Health Be For Sale to the Highest Bidder?

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Health care today is in a state of transition. Ultimately, good outcomes must prevail and delivery of services must be based on access to affordable quality care, not on discount shopping.

What About the Human Infrastructure?

Toni Raiten-D’Antonio | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Toni Raiten-D’Antonio

Still stigmatized in our culture, mental health care is so tightly controlled by insurers that great numbers of people are denied treatment by corporate gatekeepers who, using the vague but official-sounding term "medical necessity," deem it not worthy of payment.

The Real Cost of Delaying Your Health Care

Josef Woodman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Josef Woodman

The cure for procrastination is action. Patients seeking care closer to home need only call their local doctor or clinic to stop postponing and start acting to promote their health and well-being.

Suthers: Health Care Strike Down A Clear Victory

Posted 10.12.2011 | Denver

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmation to strike down the health insurance mandate today drew praise from Attorney General Jon Suthers. Co...

Health Care Reform Bill: Cost, Details, Changes Released

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressional Democrats have released a final version of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul bill in advance of a House vote planned for Sun...

Some Companies Drop Health Insurance, Don't Tell Employees

McClatchy | Mary Cornatzer | Raleigh News & Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As if having to pay higher health insurance premiums each year isn't bad enough, now workers have another worry: companies that drop their health insu...

Throw the Bums Out

Dr. Mark Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Mark Weiss

There's no end in sight for how high Anthem's premium increases can go. As if this isn't bad enough, its parent company has made billions, on the backs of all of us who can't afford to be without health insurance. This is shameful, disgraceful and immoral.

Evan Bayh's Last Chance to Put Your Money Where His Mouth Is

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

Poor Evan. His wife was pocketing a million plus a year from health care boards and in the good old days, no one would have known, but now, it's just so sad, people think that that is somehow buying a senator.

Wait For Health Care Benefits Is 3 Years If Health Care Bill Passes

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Sixty years is how long Democrats say they've been pushing for legislation that provides health care access for all Americans. They...

Cuomo: With Online "FAIR Health" Database, Consumers Can Compare Health Care Costs

AP | WILLIAM KATES | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Consumers across the country soon will be able to find impartial information about out-of-network health care costs on a new We...

Health Insurers' "Rape" of America

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

Isn't it about time that every single American who is concerned about health care stand up and be counted once and for all and tell insurers, "enough is enough"?

Jonathan Alter: Our Heath-Care System Is Just Fine As Is!

newsweek.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Go ahead, shoot me. I like the status quo on health care in the United States. I've got health insurance and I don't give a damn about the 47 million ...