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  • Unemployment benefits: Boehner rejects bipartisan plan as 'unworkable'

    Unemployment benefits: Boehner rejects bipartisan plan as 'unworkable'
    WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill to extend unemployment insurance for more than 2 million jobless Americans is poised to clear the Senate next week, but House Speaker John A. Boehner is raising new concerns that it could be costly for states to...
  • Sanity on 'malpractice reform'--from Florida, of all places

    Sanity on 'malpractice reform'--from Florida, of all places
    "Tort reform"--read that as "shutting the courthouse door to malpractice victims"--again is rearing its ugly head as a means to reduce healthcare costs, most recently as a plank in the recent GOP healthcare proposals. So it's refreshing to see the...
  • So how many people had their insurance canceled? Fewer than you think

    So how many people had their insurance canceled? Fewer than you think
    In a debate almost totally infected with myth, perhaps the most tenacious myth about the Affordable Care Act involves the tsunami of old insurance policies that were supposedly canceled by insurers because they didn't comply with the ACA. How many...
  • 3 men to stand trial for allegedly killing man for insurance policy

    A Glendale man accused of killing his estranged boyfriend to collect on his life insurance policy was ordered to stand trial Wednesday on murder charges. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Hayden Zacky ruled that sufficient evidence was presented...
  • In northern Maine, collaboration brings better health

    In northern Maine, collaboration brings better health
    BANGOR, Maine — Sally Patterson reflected on her part in the healthcare system as she pointed her aging silver Subaru west on U.S. Highway 2 early one morning, headed for the tiny hamlet of Carmel. "You've got to teach people how to look out for...
  • Consumers allowed to keep substandard health plans into 2017

    Consumers allowed to keep substandard health plans into 2017
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Wednesday that some Americans with health insurance policies that don't meet consumer standards set by the president's new healthcare law would be allowed to keep their plans into 2017, three years...
  • Consumers can keep old health plans into 2017, administration says

    Consumers can keep old health plans into 2017, administration says
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration announced Wednesday that some Americans with health insurance policies that don’t meet consumer standards set by the Affordable Care Act will be allowed to keep their plans into 2017, three years later than...
  • Covered California begins ad blitz in final enrollment weeks

    Covered California begins ad blitz in final enrollment weeks
    With less than a month left for enrollment in Obamacare, California's insurance exchange is applying a major dose of peer pressure. In a new TV ad blitz, recent enrollees extol the benefits of having coverage for checkups or a serious illness. A man...
  • State lawmaker sues California health exchange over cancellations

    State lawmaker sues California health exchange over cancellations
    A Republican state lawmaker sued California’s health insurance exchange, saying it overstepped its authority by refusing to allow more than 900,000 people to keep their existing health policies. In his suit, state Sen. Ted Gaines (R-Rocklin)...
  • Compromise unlikely in fight over medical malpractice cap

    Compromise unlikely in fight over medical malpractice cap
    You'd think this would be a simple problem to fix: The unfair low limits on pain and suffering awards in California medical malpractice suits. But few things of genuine importance are simple in California's innately pugnacious Capitol. There's greed,...
  • Obama breathes life into canceled health plans -- again

    Obama breathes life into canceled health plans -- again
    The Obama administration wrote a new chapter Wednesday in the "if you like your health plan, you can keep it" chronicles, decreeing that plans it once derided as "junk" or "substandard" can remain in effect until October 2017 -- long after the next...