health insurance

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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Stigall Criticizes Healthcare.gov For Going Off-line On National Youth Enrollment Day

Anyone who tried to enroll on Friday was met with a message indicating the sight would down for maintenance through Saturday morning.

02/17/2014

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Health Benefits May Be Cut For Retirees

Private employers are not required to provide retiree benefits, and federal law does not prevent them from cutting the benefits they do provide – unless they’ve promised not to.

01/23/2014

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3 On Your Side: Heath Insurance Enrollment Numbers

New enrollment numbers released by the federal government confirm there was a surge in people applying for health insurance at the end of December under the Affordable Care Act. Most of those who have enrolled so far are older Americans. In fact young adults ages 18 to 34 accounted for only a quarter of the enrollment. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at some of the local numbers for us.

01/14/2014

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Blog: Clarifi & WOMEN’S WAY Host Affordable Care Act Panel

By Jim Donovan: Clarifi and WOMEN’S WAY are excited to announce that their Affordable Care Act event has been rescheduled with a new date and place; the event will now be held on Saturday, January […]

01/14/2014

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Significant Increase In Number Of Pennsylvanians Signing Up For Health Insurance

A new report from federal health officials says 81,000 Pennsylvanians have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. That’s an increase of more than 600-percent from the November report.

01/13/2014

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Obamacare Enrollment In Pennsylvania: Only 12,000 So Far

Only 12,000 residents of Pennsylvania have successfully enrolled so far. Pennsylvania has more than 1.4 million uninsured residents.

12/23/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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Enforcing The Health Law Mandate: What The IRS Can & Can’t Do

According to one tax expert, the IRS cannot attach a lien to personal assets for not having health insurance.

11/13/2013

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Criminals Capitalizing On Confusion Over Affordable Care Act

Obamacare has suffered website glitches since its initial rollout, but one group is having no problem with the law: scammers, preying on people who don’t know the ins and outs of health insurance reform.

11/12/2013

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5 Ways To Buy Health Insurance Without A Government Exchange

If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.

11/08/2013

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Poll: NJ Residents Have More Favorable Opinion Of Affordable Care Act But Are Less Informed

While New Jersey residents feel more positive about the Affordable Care Act than residents across the country, they also know less about it.

09/30/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

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Who Are The Uninsured In America?

Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.

09/04/2013

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