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  • Would You Choose Pay-as-You Drive Insurance?

     
    Pay-as-you-drive insurance programs appeal for their low price, but a new study suggests that many Americans would not consider enrolling in one due to privacy concerns. According to the study, 51 percent of people surveyed said they would never consider....
  • Executive who oversaw troubled rollout of Obama's health care law resigns from government

    Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage. Marilyn Tavenner's...
  • St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese declares bankruptcy in response to abuse lawsuits

    ST. PAUL, Minn. The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday, saying it cannot meet its financial obligations from an unprecedented wave of clergy sex abuse lawsuits. The move freezes lawsuits against...
  • Virginia Senate hands off bill on ensuring expanded contraception access for women

    Virginia Senate hands off bill on ensuring expanded contraception access for women
    On Monday, members of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee referred SB1277 Contraceptive Equity to the Health Insurance Reform Commission, effectively killing the bill for 2015. Women's advocacy groups expressed their disappointment in this delay...
  • AbbVie strikes hepatitis C discount deal with AIDS drug programs

    AbbVie Inc. has agreed to provide its breakthrough, $1,000-a-day hepatitis C treatment to state-based HIV drug programs at a substantial discount, according to a group that negotiates drug pricing for the programs. The ADAP Crisis Task Force...
  • How will Florida compensate for lost federal hospital funds?

    How will Florida compensate for lost federal hospital funds?
    Florida health officials and lawmakers are facing a quandary over how to replace the likely annual loss of $1.3 billion in federal funds which compensate hospitals and providers that care for large numbers of uninsured and Medicaid patients. The state...
  • GOP's new ploy to destroy Social Security

    The GOP has a fresh strategy to attack Social Security: pitting older Americans against people with disabilities. The Social Security trust fund supports retired workers, while the Disability Insurance Trust Fund provides for working people of all ages...
  • Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach

    Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach
    Keith Kelly knew buying health insurance would be complicated. So the 55-year-old Naperville man skipped the federal enrollment website and asked for help from someone he knew: an insurance salesman. Kelly told insurance agent Robert Slayton about his...
  • California rejects UnitedHealth's bid to sell Obamacare statewide

     California rejects UnitedHealth's bid to sell Obamacare statewide
    California's Obamacare exchange rejected a bid from the nation's largest health insurer to start selling coverage statewide next year. The Covered California board adopted new rules Thursday that sharply limit where industry giant UnitedHealth Group...
  • We're being stigmatized by 'big data' scores we don't even know about

    We're being stigmatized by 'big data' scores we don't even know about
    The White House recently announced two major privacy initiatives. A proposed Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would force companies to notify customers about data breaches. A Student Data Privacy Act would, if passed, prevent a growing ed-...
  • Connecticut Insurance Marketplace Enrolls More Than 108,000

    Connecticut Insurance Marketplace Enrolls More Than 108,000
    HARTFORD — More than 108,000 people have enrolled in health insurance plans over the past two months through Connecticut's health insurance marketplace. Jim Wadleigh, acting director of Access Health CT, said Thursday that enrollment has been...
  • Loyalty may not pay when it comes to insurance

    Loyalty may not pay when it comes to insurance
    You might think that being a loyal customer of an insurance company would get you a lower price, and that used to be true. But more and more companies have turned that practice on its head and now charge premiums based on their assessment of how likely...