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Health Insurance

  1. coronavirus
    Democrats Mull Making Health Insurance Free for the UnemployedIt’s a simple way to continue the existing employer-sponsored insurance policies of the millions of Americans in the process of losing jobs.
  2. pregnancy
    It Shouldn’t Be This Expensive to Have a BabyThe average, out-of-pocket cost of maternity care has reportedly risen to over $4,500 — for people with employer-sponsored health insurance.
  3. the top line
    Three Takeaways From Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Pay for Medicare for AllHer plan attempts to avoid some of the pain associated with a switch to single payer, but much of it won’t add up.
  4. health insurance
    Inside the Bar Industry’s Health-Care Crisis“I went to the emergency room — first time I’ve been to the doctor in 20 years.”
  5. politics
    Another Person Has Died From Rationing InsulinRising insulin prices are stoking a public health crisis. In June, Jesimya Scherer-Radcliff died rationing insulin after losing his health insurance.
  6. the top line
    Democrats Should Fight Doctors and Hospitals, Not InsurersThey’re ignoring the key element in our health care system that’s making it unaffordable: providers and the payments they require.
  7. Why Democrats Could See a Polling Boost Right Before the MidtermsIn 2016, a late October spike in Obamacare premiums helped the GOP win the presidency; this year, it might just cost them the House.
  8. Idaho Tries Bold Gambit: Ignoring Obamacare RulesIt’s unclear whether the Trump administration and insurers will go along with this blatant effort to sabotage Obamacare by state executive order.
  9. 3.2 Million Americans Gave Up Health Insurance Last Year, Study FindsTrump didn’t repeal Obamacare — but he did help engineer the first increase in America’s uninsured rate since that law took effect.
  10. Jimmy Kimmel Spends a Third Night Showing How Graham-Cassidy Bill Falls Short“He doesn’t know the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. He barely knows the difference between Melania and Ivanka.”
  11. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel’s Takedown of Bill Cassidy’s New Health-Care Bill Gets PersonalSenator Bill Cassidy didn’t write a bill that passed his own “Jimmy Kimmel test” protecting children with preexisting conditions.
  12. Trump Continues Quest to Sabotage Obamacare, This Time by Cutting Ad MoneyThe administration will drastically reduce funding to encourage enrollment, which will help make their false claims of ACA collapse reality.
  13. LePage Insists Medicaid Is ‘Welfare’With Maine voters having a chance to expand Medicaid over Paul LePage’s objections, he wants the ballot to call the venerable program “welfare.”
  14. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Lays Into Trump’s Attempts to Sell the Failed Health-Care BillSeth examines all the ways Trump is spinning his failed health-care policy.
  15. Some Republicans Dislike Health Insurance So Much They Don’t Mind If You Lose ItA dirty little secret of GOP health policy is conservatives’ desire for a 1950s-style system with high out-of-pocket costs and limited insurance.
  16. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers: Trump’s Health-Care Bill Is Worse Than The Mummy RemakeTrumpcare’s approval rating is half as high as The Mummy’s Rotten Tomatoes score.
  17. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Responds to an Email He Received From Speaker Paul Ryan’s OfficeSounds like the congressman from Wisconsin has a standing invite to stop by Late Night anytime.
  18. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Responds to the Backlash to His Comments About Health Insurance“I would like to apologize for saying that children in America should have health care. It was insensitive.”
  19. Aetna to Scale Back Its Participation in Obamacare (Again)The insurer is still losing millions on the ACA’s health exchanges, and will pull out of Iowa’s individual marketplace in 2018.
  20. health insurance
    Why Are Equinox Trainers Losing Their Health Coverage?A new rule pokes a hole in the company message.
  21. we won’t go back
    5 Ways You Can Help Planned ParenthoodGet involved and help their doors stay open.
  22. health and wellness
    Your Birth-Control Coverage Could Get Way Better in 2018Doctors are recommending some big changes.
  23. Company Health Care Still a Draw for EmployeesDespite the Affordable Care Act, people still want company insurance.
  24. economics
    Insurance Companies Can’t Afford Not to Cover Transgender PatientsDenying care makes no economic sense.
  25. laws
    How One State Is Improving Eating-Disorder CareMissouri becomes the first state to require that insurance companies cover comprehensive mental-health treatment for people with anorexia and bulimia.
  26. health insurance
    A New Yorker’s Guide to Enrolling in Obamacare for 2015You can start signing up for coverage on Saturday.
  27. pre-existing conditions
    Fox News: Women Should Pay More for Health InsuranceAre we pregnant or are we hypochondriacs?
  28. do no harm
    Obamacare Penalty Delayed Just a Little BitAn aftermarket tweak.
  29. do no harm
    White House Is Tweaking Obamacare, Not Delaying ItBut “aligning” deadlines doesn’t sound as dramatic.
  30. small miracles
    New York Actually Managed to Insure Some People Under ObamacareNot as many as hoped, but better than Healthcare.gov.
  31. trial and error
    My Failed Attempt to Claim My ‘Free’ Obamacare Birth ControlBetter luck next month.
  32. aurora shooting
    Colorado Hospitals to Pick Up Some Medical Bills for Aurora Shooting VictimsStill, some will require prolonged treatment.
  33. Industry
    The Restaurant Industry Is Not Psyched About ObamacareInsurance in the weeds.
  34. health insurance
    Health Insurers Hope to Fix Image With Sappy Ads, Rewards PointsLess of a priority: Approving more claims.
  35. cuomolot
    Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order to Establish Health Insurance ExchangeMaking New York the twelfth state to do so.
  36. Food Politics
    Michael Pollan Wants to Reform Health Care, TooWant to change the way Americans eat? Get the insurance industry involved.