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Health Insurance (INACTIVE)

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  • Website glitch slows Obamacare enrollment in California

    Website glitch slows Obamacare enrollment in California
    Enrollment in Obamacare coverage slowed last month in California, hurt by a recent website outage. New federal data show 868,936 Californians signed up for health insurance in the state's exchange through March 1. But that's a modest gain of about 40,...
  • Covered California Q&A: Is Monday still the deadline to enroll?

    Covered California Q&A: Is Monday still the deadline to enroll?
    Many Californians are confused by Obamacare, and news this week about changing enrollment deadlines may be giving people an even bigger headache. Here are some answers to common questions as the final days tick down for enrollment under the Affordable...
  • Feeling ill-effects of private long-term care insurance

    Feeling ill-effects of private long-term care insurance
    Critics of safety-net programs such as Social Security and Medicare are fond of saying that the private sector would do a much better job of protecting people thanks to the magic of the marketplace. Mike and Judy Holtzman of Laguna Woods are now...
  • 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...
  • Interest in Obamacare surges ahead of enrollment deadline

    Interest in Obamacare surges ahead of enrollment deadline
    WASHINGTON — As Monday's deadline approaches to sign up for insurance under President Obama's health law, more than 1 million people a day are visiting HealthCare.gov, Obama administration officials said Wednesday. The site — the main portal...
  • 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...
  • Clinic chain AltaMed is signing up Latinos for Obamacare

    Clinic chain AltaMed is signing up Latinos for Obamacare
    Under fire for a shortage of Latino sign-ups for Obamacare, the state's health insurance exchange is looking for a booster shot from a well-established Southern California clinic chain. One recent weekday, Maria de Lourdes Martinez sat at a cubicle...
  • Half of callers to Covered California give up as deadline looms

    Half of callers to Covered California give up as deadline looms
    Nearly half of callers to California's health insurance exchange in February and March couldn't get through and abandoned their call, state figures show. Those service woes could worsen as more people try to beat the March 31 deadline to get Obamacare...
  • Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized

    Gilead Sciences' $84,000 price for hepatitis drug is scrutinized
    U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers. In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A....
  • New evidence that Medicare Advantage is an insurance industry scam

    New evidence that Medicare Advantage is an insurance industry scam
    A big part of the argument made by enemies of the Affordable Care Act that the Act is hurting Medicare applies to a category of health plan known as Medicare Advantage. New evidence has just come in showing that Medicare Advantage is a ripoff that fattens...
  • Americans flood HealthCare.gov site as Obamacare deadline nears

    Americans flood HealthCare.gov site as Obamacare deadline nears
    WASHINGTON – With a March 31 deadline to sign up for insurance under President Obama’s health law approaching, more than a million people a day are visiting HealthCare.gov, administration officials said Wednesday. The site – the main...