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More important than age, however, will be how healthy or unhealthy the enrollees are. Those who are sick are more motivated to sign up early, researchers said.
Anyone who is “lawfully present” in the United States may qualify for premium tax credits to help pay for health insurance.
The Medicare program created by the Affordable Care Act focuses on smarter, targeted care to save lives and money.
As President Barack Obama is pilloried for the rocky rollout of the law, the White House struggles with how to refocus the public's attention, since some of the strongest arguments for the law are longer-term benefits that are harder to comprehend.
In a meeting at the White House Wednesday, a group of state insurance commissioners expressed concerns about President Barack Obama's proposal to extend canceled plans for one year that don't meet the requirements of the health law. Both sides acknowledged that each state must come to its own decision about how to proceed.
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Some states and insurers are contemplating alternatives if the website isn't ready by a critical December deadline. Meanwhile, just as Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was talking up the website in Florida, it crashed before her eyes.
Investigation Into Medicare Payment Decision Spotlights Issues Of Insider Trading And 'Political Intelligence'
The Wall Street Journal reports on the latest developments regarding this federal inquiry.
Health law advocates are concerned about the low-income residents who are left out of health overhaul in states that are not expanding Medicaid. Meanwhile, in other states, new enrollment in the joint federal-state program is strong.
The Associated Press offers examples of limited networks that exclude some of the most prestigious hospitals in the Chicago and New York City areas.
Oregon residents are facing a state health exchange application deadline in two weeks to get coverage at the beginning of 2014, even as the online aspect of the marketplace still doesn't work -- and never did. In the meantime, Oregon lawmakers question officials on the exchange's problems and when they knew about them.
Republicans are planning new health law attacks with an arsenal of tactics including issuing talking points to members and hammering Obama administration officials at hearings all in an attempt to further unravel the law.
The Washington Post offers a table documenting how the overhaul is doing while USA Today chronicles successes and failures in three specific states.
A selection of health policy stories from New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Kansas and Georgia.
It remains unclear how many consumers may be affected because some state regulators and insurers are unlikely to go along. Meanwhile, in congressional testimony, an administration official placed the blame for the canceled policies on insurers, saying they had the opportunity to extend grandfathered plans.
Health Law Opinions: Obama Asks You To Talk ACA At Thanksgiving; Rove Says Dems Views On Success Are 'Delusional'
Commentators weigh in on the continuing troubles in the health law rollout.
High Court's 'Alarming' Move On Abortion; Tragic Attack In Virginia Points To Needs In Mental Health Services; A Better Way To Reduce Hospital Readmissions
A selection of editorials and opinions on health care from around the country.
This week's articles come from The Wall Street Journal, Medium, The New York Times, Marketplace, Time and Al Jazeera.
Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about President Barack Obama's White House meeting with state insurance regulators.
Elena V. Rios, the president of the National Hispanic Medical Association, tells KHN that the U.S. needs more diversity in medical education at all levels.