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  • How will health reform affect dental coverage?

    How will health reform affect dental coverage?
    Much of the attention over what changes federal health reform will bring has focused on doctor visits and hospital stays. But what about dental care? Tequila Terry, director of plan and partner management for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange,...
  • Advocates, insurers duel over cost of child dental coverage

    Advocates, insurers duel over cost of child dental coverage
    Like most 3-year-olds, Mariah Venable is a climber and a jumper. And sometimes she lands on her face instead of her legs. Her acrobatic attempts have cost her two baby teeth already — and have left her mother thankful she has good dental...
  • Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits

    Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits
    Under national health care reform, insurance policies in Maryland will be required to cover acupuncture for pain management and chiropractic care in certain cases. The plans won't cover acupuncture for other treatments, such as infertility or stress, and...
  • Employers hit by rising health costs look to high-deductible plans

    Employers hit by rising health costs look to high-deductible plans
    There's a good chance during open enrollment this fall that you will be offered a high-deductible insurance plan with a savings account — if you haven't already been nudged into one. Increasingly, employers are offering this as a way to rein in...
  • Court's help sought in case of stolen Renoir painting

    Court's help sought in case of stolen Renoir painting
    A federal court in Virginia was asked Friday to determine the proper ownership of a miniature landscape painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and allegedly purchased for $7 in a box of odds and ends in a rural flea market. The complaint filed in U.S....
  • Don't clobber drivers

    Don't clobber drivers
    Drivers who buy their car insurance through the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund, the state's auto insurer of last resort, seem always to be the door mats of the State House, but that comparison might be too generous. Rugs get a little respect every...
  • Obamacare delay sounds worse than it is

    Obamacare delay sounds worse than it is
    The Obama administration's decision Tuesday to delay a key provision of the Affordable Care Act for a year sounds worse than it is. Businesses with more than 50 full-time workers will now have until 2015 to either provide health coverage for their...
  • Bel Air patriotic, fun for July 4th parade [letter]

    Editor: On behalf of the Bel Air Independence Day Committee Inc., I wish to thank the greater Bel Air and Harford County community for its response to this year's parade. The weather was just beautiful, wasn't it? A bit hot, but not too bad, with a...
  • Housefax launches, provides home history reports

    Housefax launches, provides home history reports
    Carfax, which provides vehicle history reports to used car buyers for a fee, has been around for almost 30 years. Just this month, the existing home market got its equivalent. Housefax.com bills itself as the first comprehensive data service to...
  • Consumer group says blue-collar workers pay more for auto insurance

    Consumer group says blue-collar workers pay more for auto insurance
    Baltimore residents with only a high school diploma and a blue-collar job often pay more for auto insurance than white-collar professionals with a college degree, according to a survey released Monday by the Consumer Federation of America. The survey...
  • Premiums to go up as much as 25 percent under health reform

    Premiums to go up as much as 25 percent under health reform
    Marylanders who buy health insurance on a state exchange under health reform could see their premiums jump as much as 25 percent under rates approved by state regulators, but those increases are less than insurers sought. Maryland Insurance...
  • Maryland shows Obamacare can be affordable

    Maryland shows Obamacare can be affordable
    Maryland regulators have released the details of the rates they have approved for the nine companies that want to sell policies on the state's new health insurance exchange as part of the Affordable Care Act, and the average rates for individuals buying...