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  • Massive Obamacare push to hit high gear as Oct. 1 enrollment period nears

    Massive Obamacare push to hit high gear as Oct. 1 enrollment period nears
    The Obama administration may have delayed a key provision of the Affordable Care Act concerning businesses last week, but another provision that would affect those businesses' employees — the mandate that they must have health insurance next year...
  • State Releases Rates For Health Exchange Plans

    Connecticut consumers got their first look Monday at the price of health insurance plans to be sold on a state public health exchange this fall for coverage next year. Regulators at the state Insurance Department reviewed rates proposed by insurers...
  • Insurers see way to dodge federal healthcare law next year

    A new fight is brewing over health insurance companies letting millions of Americans renew their current coverage for another year — and thereby avoid changes under the federal healthcare law. That may offer a short-term benefit for certain...
  • Small surgeries, huge markups

    A Southern California surgery center charged teacher Lynne Nielsen $87,500 for a routine, 20-minute knee operation that normally costs about $3,000. Despite the huge markup, the Long Beach Unified School District and its insurer, Blue Shield of...
  • GOP slams fundraising, other efforts to promote Obama health law

    WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans have opened a new line of attack on President Obama's healthcare law, charging that the administration has improperly sought help from the healthcare industry and other outside groups to implement the...
  • Health law's ailments can be cured by single-payer system

    With the Oct. 1 rollout of a major facet of the Affordable Care Act on the horizon, you'll be hearing a lot about the glitches, loopholes and shortcomings of this most important restructuring of America's healthcare system in our lifetimes. Here are a...
  • Aetna Pulls Out Of Connecticut Health Exchange

    Aetna has withdrawn its application to sell individual health insurance plans through a public exchange after the state Insurance Department told the insurer its proposed rates were too high. Before an insurer can sell health plans, the rates must be...
  • Aetna Shareholders Vote Down Measures To Change Board Leadership, Further Disclose Political Spending

    A few Aetna Inc. shareholders took the health insurer to task Friday morning during an annual meeting in Tampa, Fla., over the way it structures its board leadership, how it discloses political spending and the manner in which it ran the annual meeting....
  • Laguna will implement Affordable Care Act on Jan. 1

    Some part-time city employees will be able to buy medical insurance as Laguna Beach begins to comply with the Affordable Care Act. City employees who work more than 30 hours may purchase health coverage through a health-maintenance organization...
  • HUPTI focusing more on head, neck cancers

     HUPTI focusing more on head, neck cancers
    As the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute completes its third year of treating cancer patients — half of them for prostate cancer — insurance companies across the country are dropping coverage for proton beam therapy for early stage...
  • Aetna Says 'Embedded' Case Managers Lowering Costs, Improving Care

    Aetna Inc. said Thursday it has been successful in improving care and reducing medical costs for more than 50,000 of its Medicare Advantage customers. The health insurer has put "embedded" nursing case managers in about 70 doctor offices and clinics...
  • Aetna Sues N.J. Surgical Center For $10 Million, Alleges Overbilling Scheme

    Aetna is suing an ambulatory surgical center in Englewood, N.J., for $10 million to recoup losses in an alleged scheme to overcharge the insurer while allowing patients to forgo copays and other out-of-pocket expenses. Doctors with a financial...