health care


What Obamacare Won't Change: No Coverage for Medicinal Marijuana

10:57 pm, April 09, 2014

Insurance companies don't cover treatment with marijuana, which can be pricey, and Obamacare offers no relief.


Missed the ACA Deadline? Here Are Some Options

9:00 am, April 07, 2014

Some consumers may still have coverage options, especially if their online registration got started before March 31.


Can Obamacare Be Mended?

12:14 pm, April 04, 2014

The problem with reforming the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is that there is not yet a consensus that the program should survive.


Uninsured Who Passed on Obamacare Said it was Because of Cost but Most Didn't Bother to get a Quote

11:17 am, April 02, 2014

Of those refusing coverage, 85% would have been eligible for a subsidized plan.


Medicaid May Deplete the Poor But Elderly In New York Are Protected

3:50 pm, March 31, 2014

One of the criticisms of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act is that under certain circumstances, those who qualify for coverage may have to pay back ...


Negligent Health Care Practices Put Your Identity at Risk

9:30 am, March 31, 2014

A study indicates an astounding 43% of identity theft cases last year were the result of poor security practices by those caring for your health.


Obamacare Grace Period Brings Added Confusion

10:52 am, March 28, 2014

Many Americans are facing penalties because they have not signed up for health insurance and do not plan to purchase any this year.


Your Last-Minute Health Care Sign-Up Survival Guide

9:00 am, March 27, 2014

It's literally last call for millions of Americans to abide by Uncle Sam's mandate to buy private health insurance by March 31.


Avoid the Nightmare of Unexpected Medical Costs

9:30 pm, March 22, 2014

A $5,000 bill from your doctor can be more terrifying than any procedure. More often than not, these bills come as a complete surprise. And increasingly they're causing ...


Obamacare Has Made Way for Health Care Start-Ups

8:55 am, March 21, 2014

There are pros and cons, fans and detractors of Obamacare, but throughout the hullaballoo, an interesting phenomenon has emerged: startup companies that have stepped ...

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