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The cost of health coverage is cited as a main reason why uninsured people don't buy insurance plans.
Trying to get by on near-minimum wages? A plan that qualifies as "affordable" can still seem far out of reach. The New York Times reports.
Americans will have to face a bigger federal penalty fee for having no health insurance of up to $695 next year.
Shareholders will get their say on two big deals: Aetna's $37B bid for Humana, and Centene's $6.3B bid for Health Net.
Ten million people are projected to have coverage from government health exchanges by the end of 2016, a modest increase.
A strong majority say the Affordable Care Act will play an important role in their vote.
The "hold harmless" provision in the law that addresses cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) for Social Security benefits is to blame.
There was a drop in the number of patients seen by doctors, who still had increased payments.
Many companies at risk of the tax on high-cost health plans intend to avoid the levy.
Doctors outside of insurance plan networks charge several times what Medicare would pay.
Most companies now offer health coverage that requires employees to pay an annual deductible before insurance kicks in, and the size of that deductible has soared in the past decade, a study finds.
Members of Congress from both parties are calling for changes in the Affordable Care Act to stop rising premiums. The NYT reports.
Bankers Life recently ranked 60 U.S. metro areas in order of health and affordability for retirees. A look at the top 10 cities.
The current number of Obamacare sign-ups is still ahead of an official 9.1 million customer year-end goal.
Insurance mergers "threaten ... widespread competitive harm," doctor and hospital groups warn regulators. New York Times reports.
Nonprofit health insurer Blue Shield of California increased its executive compensation by 64 percent in 2012, according to a report.
The 40 percent tax on high-cost health plans is expected to hit 26 percent of employers in 2018
A series of new studies out this week shows solid progress toward a flu vaccine in a pill and a so-called universal flu vaccine. NBC News reports.
Brace yourself for some big changes in 2018 if the so-called Obamacare Cadillac tax isn't changed.
What's driving insurance rate increases, with Tenet Healthcare President & CEO Trevor Fetter.
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