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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Health Care Costs In America Versus The Rest Of The World

While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.

07/20/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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Families & The ACA

Health care has always been a huge priority for the American family, so it comes as no surprise that many are now wondering how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact their […]

06/17/2013

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Parent That Lost Son To Overdose Seeking Medical Privacy Law Changes

A local parent, devastated by the loss of his son to a drug overdose, is personally appealing to President Obama and others to change the nation’s medical privacy laws.

04/06/2013

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ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

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Health: Problem Paying Medical Bills? Many Turn To Public For Help

From rising healthcare costs to high deductible insurance policies, many people are left with medical bills they can’t afford. Now, many are turning to their computers and a little kindness from strangers.

01/08/2013

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Report: Workers Falling Behind Due To Rising Health Care Costs

The price of employer-provided health insurance has gone up an average of 49% for a single worker in Philadelphia, according to a report released Wednesday by the Commonwealth Fund.

12/12/2012

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Employers Wrestle Over Methodology For Obamacare-Mandated Insurance Rebates

Larger group health insurance plans which didn’t meet the Obamacare threshold of spending 85 percent of premiums on patient care have to refund the difference.

08/27/2012

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Health: NJ Man Turns To 3 On Your Side For Help Getting Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery is a life saver for millions and is often prescribed by doctors when diets don’t work. It’s routinely covered by insurance, so why did one New Jersey father get turned down?

05/18/2012

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Health: Doctor Visits That Should Be Free For Many

Under the new health law, preventive care is supposed to be free–things like well visits, flu shots and cancer screenings. But free isn’t always free.

02/21/2012

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Health Care Costs Expected To Rise In 2012, But Slightly Less Than Previous Years

A survey finds that health care costs are expected to rise a bit less next year.

09/25/2011

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Health Insurance About To Get Very Expensive For America’s Unemployed

Millions of unemployed Americans pay for health insurance offered by their old companies thru Cobra, and the federal government has been helping pay those premiums as part of the federal stimulus act. But that assistance ends September 1st.

08/29/2011

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New Jersey Democrats Oppose Limits On Out-Of-State Medical Care

As a legislative battle intensifies over making public workers in New Jersey pay sharply more for pension and health benefits, some Democrats are vowing to fight a provision deep inside the bill that limits access to out-of-state medical care.

06/19/2011

Christie, NJ Senate President Agree On Overhaul Of State Worker Benefits

Senate president Steve Sweeney is ready to proceed with a package he hammered out with Governor Chris Christie which would require state workers to pay more for health insurance and increase contributions to their pension fund.

06/10/2011

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