Nov 26, 2013 — Many health insurance policies for part-time workers will end next year and won't be renewed. Better quality choices will likely be on the menu for these workers, though they are also going to cost people more.
Nov 20, 2013 — If you advertise it, they will come. Sign-ups for Medicaid are brisk, even in states that haven't expanded their programs with an infusion of federal dollars. Experts call that the "woodwork effect" — getting the word out to people who were already eligible.
Nov 19, 2013 — The state's Republican governor, Scott Walker, rejected federal funds to expand Medicaid coverage. But Wisconsin is also bringing more people into Medicaid while moving others to private insurance on the health exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.
Nov 14, 2013 — In Oregon, the online health marketplace isn't working for people looking to buy individual policies. But the state has been rapidly expanding Medicaid anyway. In Texas, insurance helpers may face state regulations that would make it even harder to assist people seeking coverage.
Nov 12, 2013 — The heat is on officials with Colorado's health exchange to make its website work better. Exchange officials are feeling pressure to explain why consumers have to fill out a detailed Medicaid eligibility form before signing up for private insurance online.
Nov 12, 2013 — In a video interview with OZY, an online magazine, former President Clinton affirms his support for the Affordable Care Act while acknowledging its rocky rollout. If history is any guide, he says the technical problems will be solved. A tougher challenges lies in states that refused to expand Medicaid.
Nov 12, 2013 — Among those who could still be without insurance are low-income people in states that aren't expanding Medicaid, immigrants in the country illegally and those here legally but not yet eligible for Medicaid.
Nov 10, 2013 — Unlike airlines, hospitals don't offer perks or first class upgrades to people who frequently visit the emergency room. In fact, patients like these often get worse customer service, like the apocryphal boy who cried, "Wolf!"
Oct 25, 2013 — After initially declining federal funding to expand Medicaid, Gov. Tom Corbett has changed course slightly. He is pursuing an approach for Pennsylvania that would make use of federal funds, but there are some caveats.
Oct 3, 2013 — A 54-year-old California man has never had health insurance and wasn't much interested in the debate over the Affordable Care Act. But after some recent health setbacks, he is eager to sign up for coverage made possible by the law.