Health Care

Comptroller: Nearly 1 Million New Yorkers Lack Health InsuranceStringer noted that neighborhoods with large immigrant and younger populations saw much higher rates, with more than 22 percent of residents lacking coverage.
Jersey City To Offer Transgender Health Care Coverage For City EmployeesFulop said he thinks the coverage should go into effect on Jan. 1, 2016.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
Expanded Health Care Options, But No Full-Service Hospital, Coming To Long BeachSteps are being taken at last to replace a hospital in Long Beach, Long Island that was ruined by Superstorm Sandy.
Quality Of Health Care Focus Of NYC Jail Oversight HearingNew York City lawmakers are taking a hard look at the quality of health care inmates receive at the Rikers Island jail complex and whether the city should renew a $126.6 million contract with a private health provider.
Kiosks Pop Up Across Tri-State To Help With Health Care EnrollmentNew York, New Jersey and Connecticut also have outreach offices that residents can visit to get enrolled.
Seen At 11: Identity Thieves May Be After Your Health InsuranceIn the wrong hands your insurance card is worth a fortune. It's actually the largest target of identity thieves who want it to obtain free health care.
Some NY Health Exchange Insurers Seek Sharp HikesSome insurance companies participating in New York's health care exchange want to jack up rates, raising new fears about the cost of medical insurance under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Seen At 11: Withholding Information From Your Doctor Could Be DeadlyWhether it's a checkup or something more, patients who withhold information from their doctors could be putting their lives at risk.
Team-Based Medical Care Gaining Steam, Backed By Physicians GroupsA team might include a nurse practitioner, a physician assistant, a medical assistant, a care coordinator, a nurse and an office manager. Even a dietician or clinical pharmacist may be part of the team.
Seen At 11: Saving Money By Haggling For Health CareWe all know health care is not cheap, but there are actually ways to cut those costs dramatically.
Affordable Care Act Projected To Meet Enrollee GoalThe Obama administration says a new technical problem briefly prevented last-minute users from signing up on the government's health insurance website.
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