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Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 BillionAetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies In 6-3 RulingThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
1 In 3 Private Health Insurance Customers Receive Surprise Medical BillsOne in three Americans with private health insurance has been hit with a surprise medical bill, according to a new survey by Consumers Union. The study of 2,200 individuals also found consumers overall are confused when it comes to how to fight a surprise bill.
Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow To Receive Fraction Of $18M Judgment In Dodger Stadium AttackBryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who was savagely beaten by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans following an Opening Day game in 2011, has yet to receive any of the $18 million awarded to him – and is likely to receive far less, while his health insurer will get millions before Stow is paid.
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.
Blue Shield, With $4.2 Billion In Surplus, Loses California Tax-Exempt StatusState officials have stripped Blue Shield of California of its tax-exempt status, an exemption the nonprofit health insurer has held since its founding in 1939.
Parents On Covered California Insurance Exchange Unable To Get Dentists For KidsPediatric dental care is supposed to be included in all policies sold on California’s Health Insurance exchange, but some parents say just because it’s included doesn’t mean it’s actually possible to get an appointment with a dentist who’ll treat kids.
Midnight Deadline Looms To Begin Insurance-Enrollment Process With Covered CaliforniaHealthcare consumers who take action to start enrollment in Covered California or make an appointment by midnight Sunday will have until Friday to complete the enrollment process.
Hospital Snafu Leaves Bay Area Patient With $20K BillHealth insurance is supposed to help pay your medical bills, but that’s not how it worked for a young dad with a top-tier insurance plan.
Covered California Health Insurance Enrollment Begins SaturdayResidents who want health insurance through Covered California can start signing up for the service on Saturday, San Mateo County officials said Thursday.
What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
Patients Racking Up Medical Bills Despite Affordable Care ActEven people with health insurance can still rack up significant medical debt, particularly if they get a serious illness. Now, a new service from Nerdwallet is helping steer individuals with outstanding medical debt to medical billing experts, who can help reduce those bills.
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