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  • Target to drop health insurance coverage for part-time workers

    Target to drop health insurance coverage for part-time workers
    Target Corp. announced Tuesday that it would end healthcare coverage for its part-time workers, citing options available to them in state and federal healthcare marketplaces. In a corporate blog post, the Minneapolis company said that the majority of...
  • The gap in medical education

    The gap in medical education
    Since its inception more than a century ago, modern medical education has undergone a series of quiet revolutions, stretching and scaling to accommodate advances in biomedical science. Yet this comprehensive expansion in one critical area masks a relative...
  • Letters: Do doctors need policy classes?

    Re "The gap in medical education," Opinion, Jan. 3 I would like to commend Rahul Rekhi's advocacy for incorporating health policy in medical education. In addition to focusing on healthcare systems and health economics, there is a critical need to...
  • Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage

    Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage
    WASHINGTON — The intensifying Supreme Court clash over whether birth control should be required under President Obama's signature healthcare law has revealed just how deep divisions remain between administration officials and Catholic leaders over...
  • Jobless benefits bill takes small step in an uphill climb

    Jobless benefits bill takes small step in an uphill climb
    WASHINGTON — Legislation to resume long-term unemployment benefits for 1.3 million jobless Americans cleared a key hurdle Tuesday in the Senate, though final passage in the chamber, and ultimately the House, remains difficult. The 60-37 vote,...
  • Employers cut health coverage, find scapegoat: Obamacare

    Employers cut health coverage, find scapegoat: Obamacare
    If there's been one inexorable trend coming out of the HR departments of major employers, it's been the steady erosion of worker pay and benefits. Razor-thin raises, defined benefit pensions replaced by 401(k) plans, shrinking healthcare--if you've been...
  • Who are the new uninsureds?

    Who are the new uninsureds?
    It was always the case that the nation's medically uninsured were disproportionately non-white, poor and southern. These people were the prime targets of the Affordable Care Act, which aimed to bring them coverage in part by the federally-funded expansion...
  • Administration opens first hole in health law mandate

    Administration opens first hole in health law mandate
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has opened a small, but potentially important, hole in a key requirement of the new healthcare law, letting some people who have had insurance policies cancelled avoid the requirement to buy coverage next year. The...
  • Health insurance cancellation notices leave 500,000 uncovered

    Health insurance cancellation notices leave 500,000 uncovered
    WASHINGTON -- Fewer than 500,000 people who received health insurance cancellation notices have not yet signed up for new coverage, Obama administration officials said Thursday. The senior administration officials said they had arrived at the estimate...
  • Five things to know about today's Obamacare enrollment deadline

    Five things to know about today's Obamacare enrollment deadline
    WASHINGTON -- Midnight on Monday is the much-talked-of deadline for Americans to enroll in health plans that will be effective Jan. 1. Here are five key facts to keep in mind. 1. It's a deadline -- sort of. Monday is the last day to sign up for...
  • More than 25,000 Californians signed up for healthcare Monday

    More than 25,000 Californians signed up for healthcare Monday
    California's health insurance exchange said more than 25,000 people enrolled in health plans Monday — the deadline to apply for coverage starting Jan. 1 — and it gave an extension to those who encountered problems signing up. The Covered...