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Health Law Amendments Intend To Close Insurance Loopholes

Proposed amendments to the Health Insurance Law aim to ensure dental coverage is honored for insurance card holders and to prevent healthcare insurers from denying individual coverage. Speaking before the Legislative Assembly on Feb. 24,...
Kentucky governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law’s legacy — and both sides claim the state as a case study of the law’s impact.

Kentucky Governors Battle Over Health Law Legacy

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As Republicans in Congress prepare to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, Kentucky’s current governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law’s legacy — and...
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Influence Of GOP Doctors Caucus Grows As Congress Looks To Replace Health Law

Congress Looks To Replace Health Law The confirmation of Tom Price, the orthopedic surgeon-turned-Georgia congressman, as secretary of Health and Human Services represents the latest victory in the ascendancy of a little-known but powerful group...
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Health City Monitored By UK’s NHS In India Soon

BENGALURU: In a tie-up with the world-renowned National Health Services of the United Kingdom, Karnataka is all set to build a UK Health City in Hubbali-Dharwad. Speaking at the inauguration of the second International Healthcare...
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Canada Ranks Poorly In Some Health Care Stats

There’s bad news and good for Nova Scotians in the land of doctor shortages and lengthy patient waits. First the bad news. Getting in for a physical appointment with a family doctor during the day...
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By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only

Under a new federal law, hospitals across the country must now alert Medicare patients when they are getting observation care and why they were not admitted — even if they stay in the hospital a...
People Rush To Enroll for health insurance Before Deadline For Affordable Care Act

Individual Health Insurance Primer: Long Troubled Market At Center Of Drive For Repeal

As the country braces for a possible overhaul of the Affordable Care Act, consumers and patients are raising concerns that the more than 10 million people who purchased plans through the law’s insurance marketplaces...
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Threat Of Obamacare Repeal Leaves Community Health Centers In Limbo

Treating people for free or for very little money has been the role of community health centers across the U.S. for decades. In 2015, 1 in 12 Americans sought care at one of these...
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Support For Health Law Grows, Leaving Republicans In A Bind

Republican members of Congress are at home this week, with many of them getting an earful from anxious constituents about their plans to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. A poll out Friday...
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AHCA Vote Delayed, Possibly Until Next Week

House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he will hold a vote Thursday on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Republican Party's Obamacare replacement plan. But whether the bill will pass is still an...