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Harvard Professors Complain About Changes To Their Very Generous Health …

News from ThinkProgress: by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 6, 2015 at 1:34 pm “Harvard Professors Complain About Changes To Their Very Generous Health Insurance“ Harvard University CREDIT: Shutterstock Professors at Harvard University are unhappy about changes to their health insurance benefits that will require them to pay more for their plans, according to a [...]

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About 400000 in Mass. must seek new health plan

News from Boston Globe: By Felice J. Freyer  | Globe staff   August 15, 2014 Nearly 400,000 people in Massachusetts will need to reapply for health insurance before the end of the year, and many of them probably do not even know it. They are people who do not have employer-sponsored health insurance and who instead [...]

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Affordable Care Act prompts questions about health insurance coverage

News from Washington Post: This week, I am answering questions from readers about provisions in the Affordable Care Act related to drugs and medical-care coverage under Medicare and high-risk insurance plans. Q. I have a friend who is due to have a knee replacement soon. Her doctor told her it is good she is doing [...]

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This Election Is All About Health Care

News from Bloomberg: According to the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, 55 percent of registered voters say the outcome of this election will make “a great deal of difference” in their lives. That’s a 10 percentage point increase over the 2004 election, and more than double the percentage of voters who felt that way [...]

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Paul Ryan Repeats Exaggerated Obamacare Claim About Workers Losing …

News from Huffington Post: Like Mitt Romney during his debate with President Barack Obama last week, Paul Ryan charged that health care reform would cause 20 million people to lose their health [...]

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5 things to know about health care post-debate

News from CNN: Health care was mentioned about six minutes into Wednesday night’s presidential debate. A survey finds average health care premiums for families are up 113% since 2001 Medicare and Medicaid fraud remains a huge problem An accusation of $ 716 billion in Medicare cuts is misleading The Cleveland Clinic is held up as [...]

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W.Va. raises more question about health care law

News from San Francisco Chronicle: CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials are questioning another major provision of the federal health care overhaul, this one calling on states to set basic levels for 10 categories of services that many insurance policies must cover. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin wrote U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen [...]

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All you need to know about health insurance rebates

News from Chicago Tribune: This column will focus on health insurance (zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz …), but first I’m going to offer you a timely piece of advice. On July 18, actor Fred Willard was arrested on suspicion of engaging in a lewd act at an adult theater in Hollywood. The big surprise here is that there are [...]

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Health Insurance Exchanges In Many States Held Up By Uncertainty About Supreme …

News from Kaiser Health News: By J. Duncan Moore Jr. CHICAGO — Illinois might seem the least likely place for the health law to get sidelined. It’s a state with a Democratic governor and solid Democratic majorities in both houses of the legislature. It’s also the political base of President Barack Obama, who championed the [...]

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Yes, The Health-Care Mandate Is About Liberty

News from Huffington Post: Bloomberg View: As they await the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, legal critics of the law say their case is about liberty. If the government can instruct people to obtain health insurance, they keep asking, what’s to stop it from requiring them to buy broccoli? But the real [...]

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