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Happenings in Health Insurance

ACA Knowledge Gap Greatest Among Uninsured

October 21st, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
Most of the uninsured know little about the online insurance marketplaces, or that financial help is available for those with low incomes, finds a poll. Meanwhile, a West Virginia Medicaid official says new enrollees "come in with baggage," such as a history of using free drug samples that aren't covered by the program and The Washington Post looks at continuing legal challenges to the law.

Medicare, Health Care Getting Attention In Senate, Congressional Races

October 21st, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
In Louisiana's Senate race, Medicare is grabbing the spotlight. The powerful issue is also popping up in North Carolina and Iowa. Meanwhile, Michigan's Senate race references to Medicare and the health law are checked for accuracy. And Obamacare is the subject of ads in an increasingly high-profile California House contest.

State Highlights: Calif. Ballot Measure Updates; Va. Prison Health Care Budget Shortfall

October 21st, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
A selection of health policy stories from California, Arizona, Maine, South Dakota, Virginia, Maryland, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Texas, Washington state and Missouri.

Viewpoints: Health Care Opponent’s Legal Strategy; The Challenge For This Open Enrollment

October 21st, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.

State Highlights: Mental Health Issues Put 34K On N.Y. No-Guns List

October 20th, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
A selection of health policy stories from New York, Ohio, California, Tennessee, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and Maryland.