Health Insurance

Cardiac patient Louis Ferreira uses his tablet issued by Hackensack University Medical Center's Accountable Care Organization. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: N.J. Hospital Improves Care, Cuts Costs

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Accountable Care Organization has set 6 patients up with a computerized tablet monitored by a nurse.

09/23/2013

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Understanding The Affordable Care Act: One Woman’s Concerns

Elisabeth Benjamin with the Community Service Society of New York said their team of volunteers has been busy helping people figure out the best deal for their specific situation.

09/20/2013

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Understanding The Affordable Care Act: Volunteers Help NJ Residents Enroll

States that designed their own exchanges will get federal help to spread the word.

09/19/2013

Madeline  Aviles is unemployed but said under the Affordable Care Act, she'll get health insurance at a cost similar to what she had at her old job. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: Unemployed Bronx Woman To Get Coverage

Madeline Aviles, 60, was laid off in January and suddenly found herself without health insurance.

09/18/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

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Who Are The Uninsured In America?

Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.

09/04/2013

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

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Businesses Gear Up For Obama Health Care Law

Some employers are cutting spousal benefits and work hours.

08/22/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg in Brooklyn on Aug. 6, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Bloomberg Says City To Seek Bids On Health Insurance

Devoting a speech to economic issues, the mayor outlined a challenge for whoever succeeds him in January and mentioned Detroit’s recent bankruptcy to illustrate what he said were the potential consequences of not trimming government health care and pension costs.

08/06/2013

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Health Care Costs In America Versus The Rest Of The World

While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.

07/20/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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Families & The ACA

Health care has always been a huge priority for the American family, so it comes as no surprise that many are now wondering how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact their […]

06/17/2013

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

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