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Happenings in Health Insurance

State Decisions Impact How Residents Fare Under Obamacare

September 12th, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
The report by a Yale University economist found it difficult to generalize about the health law's impact because it varies greatly state by state.

Groups Get $3.2 Million To Enroll Minorities In Obamacare

September 12th, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
Federal health officials award grants to 13 community organizations to sign up racial and ethnic minorities in health plans through online insurance marketplaces. Meanwhile, a group of South Florida hospitals raises money to help low-income patients pay their insurance premiums, and Massachusetts details plans to re-enroll 450,000 residents.

House Approves Bill To Extend Some Plans That Don’t Meet Health Law Standards

September 12th, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
The legislation would allow people to use the once-canceled policies through 2018. However, the measure is not expected to get a vote in the Senate.

State Highlights: Ga. Delays Nursing Home Rate Hike

September 12th, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
A selection of health policy stories from Georgia, California, Texas, Minnesota, Colorado, Ohio, New York, Illinois and Florida.

Political Cartoon: ‘Hypocritic Oath?’

September 12th, 2014 | Comments Off | Posted in Health Insurance today
Take a look at KHN's lighter side, featuring today's cartoon and health policy haiku.