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  • Covered California may offer special Obamacare enrollment period

    Covered California may offer special Obamacare enrollment period
    California's health exchange, after notching 1.4 million in Obamacare enrollment as of Sunday's deadline, said it may give uninsured people subject to a tax penalty yet another chance to sign up. In addition, the Covered California exchange granted...
  • Frank M. Conaway Sr. dies

    Frank M. Conaway Sr. dies
    Frank M. Conaway Sr., a resilient and colorful politician who was the longtime clerk of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, has died in his sleep at his Northwest Baltimore home at age 81. He was found unresponsive Sunday morning, said Hassan Giordano,...
  • How income inequality undermines Social Security, and what to do about it

    How income inequality undermines Social Security, and what to do about it
    The drawbacks of rising income inequality have been well documented and widely analyzed, from its corrosive effect on social cohesion (see Benjamin Friedman's work on the subject) to its stultifying effect on economic growth.  The concentration of...
  • More will visit doctors by teleconference under proposed state law

    More will visit doctors by teleconference under proposed state law
    Imagine getting out of bed with a fever but you don't want to go to a doctor's office. "You pull up your iPad and actually see a doctor in your pajamas from your couch." That's a possibility envisioned by state Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Jacksonville, on...
  • Obamacare penalty for uninsured is due at tax time

    The Affordable Care Act required taxpayers to have qualified health care insurance in 2014. If you did not, unless you qualified for an exemption, you may be required to pay a penalty. This provision is known as "individual shared responsibility." If...
  • Concerns of aging population include money, memory loss and long-term care

    Concerns of aging population include money, memory loss and long-term care
    Let's be blunt about it. Money is going to be a big issue for most of us as we and the people we care about grow old. "While baby boomers had the opportunity to plan for aging, many also had that generation's impulse for immediate gratification and...
  • Vaccine exemptions should be harder to get, but don't eliminate them

    Vaccine exemptions should be harder to get, but don't eliminate them
    The fear of the spread of measles is now swamping the fear of vaccines. Sadly, but predictably, the fear of disease is provoking an overreaction to risk, precisely what the anti-vaccine community is accused of. There are calls in California to...
  • BCBSNC escapes health care hackers

    BCBSNC escapes health care hackers Alex Dixon The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. DURHAM -- The infiltration of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield's customer data has not impacted the technology system of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC),...
  • Uber bill won't touch Orlando's fees, rates, sponsor says

    Uber bill won't touch Orlando's fees, rates, sponsor says
    TALLAHASSEE - Orlando’s recently passed vehicle registration fee and base rate for Uber drivers won’t be affected by upcoming legislation aimed at allowing ridesharing companies greater access to Florida markets, the bill’s sponsor...
  • SNS Reaal sells insurance arm to China's Anbang Group

    The Dutch government says nationalized bank SNS Reaal has agreed to sell its insurance division, Reaal NV, to Chinese insurer Anbang Group Holdings Co. Ltd. Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem says in a letter to Parliament the deal "offers clear...
  • NY health exchange extends application deadline

    New York's health exchange says it is extending the Feb. 15 application deadline for another two weeks for those who have begun the process. Health officials say those individuals will have until Feb. 28 to finish their application and enroll in a...
  • Deadline approaches for health care coverage

    Iowa residents seeking health care coverage on the federal exchange have until Sunday to sign up. This is the second open enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, known as the Affordable Care Act. For the most part,...