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  • Letters: The rising cost of long-term care

    Re “Couple shocked by 90% rate hikes,” Column, March 25 Change the names from “Mike and Judy Holtzman” to “Norm and Susan Zareski” and from “John Hancock” to “CalPERS,” and my wife and I could...
  • Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people

    Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show. As...
  • In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart

    In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart
    HONOLULU — When the giant kapok and nawa trees that tower over the Queen's Medical Center in downtown Honolulu were planted more than a century ago, Hawaii faced a health crisis. Many on the islands, including the queen who founded the hospital in...
  • Is Obamacare too big to fail?

     Is Obamacare too big to fail?
    When Obamacare's first open-enrollment period ended last week, the tally was impressive: 7.1 million Americans signed up for insurance on federal and state exchanges by the March 31 deadline, several million more signed up for Medicaid and a whole lot...
  • House GOP revives Paul Ryan's austere budget, Medicare cuts

    House GOP revives Paul Ryan's austere budget, Medicare cuts
    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will revive Rep. Paul Ryan's lightning-rod proposals to slash the federal safety net, beef up military spending and reduce taxes for the wealthy in a budget unveiled Tuesday -- an election-year calling card that Democrats...
  • Now that you have a health plan, how do you get the most out of it?

    Now that you have a health plan, how do you get the most out of it?
    Now that open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act is over for this year, healthcare consumers can begin to put their insurance policies to work. For many, it may be a challenge. A year ago, Norm Wilkinson, 61, retired after 35 years as a Teamster...
  • Latino healthcare sign-ups soar in California

    Latino healthcare sign-ups soar in California
    Enrollment by Latinos in California's healthcare insurance exchange surged in the final month of sign-ups after an intensive push to reach that key population. "Our enrollment became more diverse in this last month, particularly among California's...
  • A look at how many Obamacare enrollees were uninsured: 5.4 million

    A look at how many Obamacare enrollees were uninsured: 5.4 million
    As we observed earlier this week, one of the obsessions of opponents of the Affordable Care Act is the question of how many enrollees in Obamacare health plans already had insurance. The goal is to knock down the latest enrollment numbers by suggesting...
  • California's health exchange saw a late surge in Latino enrollment

    California's health exchange saw a late surge in Latino enrollment
    Enrollment by Latinos in California’s healthcare insurance exchange surged in the final month of sign-ups after an intensive push to reach that key population. “Our enrollment became more diverse in this last month, particularly among...
  • Obamacare numbers coming in huge: Here's a guide to GOP excuse-making

    Obamacare numbers coming in huge: Here's a guide to GOP excuse-making
    Against all odds and expectations, enrollments in health plans qualified under the Affordable Care Act are surging Monday toward -- and maybe beyond -- the 7-million figure projected by the Congressional Budget Office before Oct. 1, when the open-...
  • Obama to call for higher minimum wage on trip to Michigan, Illinois

    Obama to call for higher minimum wage on trip to Michigan, Illinois
    WASHINGTON — President Obama’s proposal to raise the federal minimum wage may not be popular with Republicans in Congress, but he’s betting it will be with his real target, the Democratic voters he hopes to turn out in the...