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Sign Up Surge Expected On Final Day To Get Subsidized Health Insurance This Year

This is the final day of open enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act for this year. Federal health officials expect a busy day on the insurance marketplace website.

02/15/2015

(The federal government's healthcare.gov web site contained prominent warnings as the signup deadline approached.)

Health Care Officials Warn Uninsured Americans To Get Signed Up By Midnight Sunday

The deadline is Sunday night, and health officials, advocates, and insurers are all urging the uninsured not to wait until Sunday to sign up.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

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Three Republican Congressmen in Philadelphia To Call For Repeal of Portion of Obamacare

Among the Republican US congressmen on stage in support of the repeal of the 2.3-percent tax on medical devices was Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.).

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

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One Week Left For Affordable Care Act To Meet Enrollment Goals

This is the final week of open enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act for this year –and insurers and advocates are making a big push to get the uninsured to sign up.

02/09/2015

Regina Moran  during White House tour. (credit: Regina Moran)

Philadelphia Woman, Who Says Health Care Reform Changed Her Life, Invited To White House

A Philadelphia woman’s letter to the President landed her an invitation to the White House last Tuesday and she told him that the Affordable Care Act had changed her life.

02/07/2015

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Dire Predictions About Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate Appear Inaccurate

One month into the new year, it appears that a new provision of the Affordable Care Act, known as the employer mandate, is not creating the ripples that were predicted.

02/02/2015

Zeoli Show Log 1.15.15

Rich discussed the Pope saying free speech has limits, another cake baking lawsuit, and the OSCAR nominations. He also talked to Dr. Mazz about the trends against vaccines and healthcare costs under the Affordable Care Act.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/15/2015

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3 On Your Side: Tax Preparers Warn Customers Of Big Changes That Could Affect Tax Returns This Year

Tax preparers across the country are warning customers of big changes that could affect tax returns this year and whether you owe or will get money back. 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan explains that is has to do with the introduction of the Affordable Care Act last year.

01/15/2015

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Deadline For Getting Health Insurance Through Affordable Care Act Nearing

Today is the deadline for getting coverage that begins in February.

01/15/2015

(The "Healthy PA" web site, healthypa.com)

With Short Window for Corbett-Backed Medicaid Expansion Plan, Experts Urge Attention

A full year in the making, “Healthy PA” is unlikely to survive far beyond its first month. Governor-elect Tom Wolf has said he intends to replace it with a straight Medicaid expansion.

01/02/2015

(The healthcare.gov web site.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

3 On Your Side: 4 Million Sign Up For Health Insurance, Penalty Rise In 2015

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the numbers in our region.

12/31/2014

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First Healthcare Open Enrollment Deadline Passes, But Next Deadline Is Coming Up

You can still be covered by the Affordable Care Act, your coverage just won’t start on the first of the year.

12/16/2014

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Deadline Fast Approaching For Health Insurance Coverage That Starts With New Year

There’s still time to sign up for health insurance that will begin January 1 — but not much.

12/12/2014

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Blog: 68% Say Shopping for Health Insurance is as Bad as Facing Dentist Drill

By Jim Donovan: It’s that time of year again when Americans have to sit down and choose a health insurance plan and a new survey by Bankrate.com shows that many would rather do something else. […]

12/02/2014

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‘Healthy Pa.’ Enrollment Begins Today

Uninsured Pennsylvanians whose annual income is less than 138 percent of the federal poverty limit can apply for health coverage through the state’s new “Healthy PA” program.

12/01/2014

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