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  • Every child left behind

    If you like a consequence-free environment, you'll love Tribune Co.'s employee benefits package. Recently, while enrolling my third child in one of several very generous health insurance plans the L.A. Times makes available to its workers, I discovered...
  • The battle over bills

    The battle over bills
    *This story originally ran on A1 on Thursday, October 23, 2008* In late 2007, Centinela Hospital in Inglewood was losing nearly $1 million a month and had piled up $15 million in debt. Among the causes of the crisis: $25 million in overdue bills....
  • Insurers see banking future

    Insurers see banking future
    *This piece originally ran on A1 on Wednesday, October 22, 2008.* WellPoint Inc., the nation's largest health insurance company, ran into a snag last year while pursuing an important new business initiative. Federal banking regulators insisted on...
  • Patients pay more, get less - if they're lucky

    Patients pay more, get less - if they're lucky
    *This piece originally ran on A1 on Tuesday, October 21, 2008* Jennifer and Greg Danylyshyn of Pasadena are conscientious parents. They keep proper car seats in their used BMW, organic vegetables in the family diet and the pediatrician's number by the...
  • Medical facilities in the area

    HOSPITALS AND MAJOR MEDICAL CENTERS Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk. 668-7000. . The hospital's Children's Health Center is located at 11783 Rock Landing Drive in Newport News. www.chkd.org Eastern Virginia...
  • Health insurance options dwindle for self-employed

    A major source of health insurance for people who work for themselves is disappearing, casting thousands of contractors, freelancers and solo practitioners into the ranks of the uninsured with little hope of obtaining new coverage. Health plans offered...
  • Healthcare reform: Executive pay in way?

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Harry and Louise aren't the only ones touting healthcare reform on TV. Americans United for Change, the union-backed organization aligned with the Obama administration on reform, is airing a new cable TV ad nationally that......
  • In defense of Joe Lieberman [*CORRECTION APPENDED]

     
    Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut is taking a beating for saying he'd be willing to scuttle healthcare if the final plan has a public option. A Benedict Arnold, they call him, a traitor, and much, much worse. So I'd like to stick up for the senator...
  • Lack of health insurance played a role in thousands of child deaths, researchers say

     
    An analysis of 23 million hospital records from 37 states shows that a lack of health insurance likely played a role in the deaths of nearly 17,000 U.S. children over a 17-year period. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center examined......
  • Embarrassed Republican Party opts out of abortion coverage for employees

     
    Since 1991, the National Republican Committee has offered its employees a health care policy from Cigna that includes coverage for elective abortions. Given the GOP's major push to keep abortion coverage out of President Obama's health care reform bill,...
  • Morning Money Links: Happy holidays for health-care stocks; the Fed's many failures; Twitter makes money

     
    --- Christmas came early for health-care stocks: They’re up across the board today after the Senate’s critical vote on Sunday to advance a health-care reform bill that doesn’t include creation of a government-run competitor. New 52-week highs for...
  • Share your thoughts: Health insurers take heat for rise in profits

     
    Today The Times reported on how the five biggest companies covered 2.7 million fewer people last year but earned 56% more. As the nation struggled last year with rising healthcare costs and a recession, the five companies racked up combined......