Health

Study Shows Employers Shifting More Medical Costs to Workers

TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer Employers are leaving a bigger chunk of the bill for care to workers who use their health insurance, and benefits experts see few signs of this trend slowing. Most companies now offer health coverage that requires employees to pay an Read More

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Insurance Plan for Sickest Gets Another Extension

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health insurance companies can no longer turn away people with medical problems, but the Obama administration isn’t taking any chances with thousands of vulnerable patients in a special federal program. The administration announced Tuesday it is granting a two-month extension for the Read More

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Insurance Markets Open To Surge Of New Customers

CHICAGO (AP) – The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open-enrollment period. A combination of high demand and technical glitches seemed Read More