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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health’ Health Care’s Back (In Court)

A federal district courtroom choose in Washington, D.C., has blocked work necessities for Medicaid recipients in Arkansas and Kentucky. Because the Arkansas program took impact in 2018, greater than 18,000 folks have misplaced well being protection as a result of they did not report their work hours to the state. …

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Broker Websites Expand Health Plan Shopping Options While Glossing Over Details

Use Our Content material This story will be republished without spending a dime (particulars). Some web sites shoppers use to purchase their very own medical health insurance don’t present full data on plan selections or Medicaid eligibility, and seem to encourage number of much less complete protection that gives greater …

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Ads For Short-Term Plans Lacking ACA Protections Swamped Consumers’ Online Searches

Customers searching for insurance coverage on-line final fall — utilizing search phrases similar to “Obamacare plans,” “ACA enroll” and “low cost medical health insurance” — have been most frequently directed to web sites that promote particular person well being plans that didn’t meet shopper protections of the Reasonably priced Care …

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New Covered California Sign-Ups Plummet

Use Our Content material This story might be republished free of charge (particulars). [UPDATED at 3:35 p.m. ET] The variety of new enrollees in Lined California well being plans plunged by practically 1 / 4 this yr, largely due to the elimination of the federal tax penalty for folks with …

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Bills, Bills, Bills: Readers And Tweeters Offer Solace, Solutions And Scoldings

Letters to the Editor is a periodic function. We welcome all feedback and can publish a variety. We edit for size and readability and require full names. 2018 was a busy 12 months for KHN, harvesting greater than 1,200 medical payments submitted by readers for consideration in our “Invoice of the Month” franchise, an …

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ New Year, New Health Proposals

The brand new Democratic majority within the Home of Representatives took its first steps on well being care — voting to intervene within the enchantment of a Texas-led lawsuit that discovered the Inexpensive Care Act unconstitutional in December. And across the nation, Democratic governors and mayors unveiled new initiatives geared …

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End Of Tax Penalty Could Fall Hardest On Previously Uninsured Californians

Use Our Content material This story could be republished totally free (particulars). The elimination of the Inexpensive Care Act tax penalty on individuals who don’t have medical health insurance might roll again current protection features for Hispanics, younger folks, the wholesome and the poor, in line with a brand new …

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Ask Us Anything!

This week, KHN’s “What the Well being?” panelists answered questions submitted by listeners. Among the many subjects coated have been why Medicare doesn’t cowl most dental care, tips on how to deal with excessive drug costs and what federal officers do with all that knowledge they gather from well being …

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ More On That Texas Lawsuit, And The Best And Worst Health Policy Stories Of The Year

Response remains to be coming in about final week’s federal court docket ruling that declared the Inexpensive Care Act unconstitutional. And practically remaining numbers for insurance coverage sign-ups at healthcare.gov had been surprisingly brisk regardless of the elimination of the well being legislation’s tax penalty for not having insurance coverage …

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ What Just Happened To The ACA And What Happens Now? A Special Bonus Edition

Federal District Decide Reed O’Connor once more thrust the Reasonably priced Care Act into uncertainty together with his ruling Friday that eliminating the tax penalty for not having insurance coverage renders your complete legislation unconstitutional. The panelists for this particular bonus episode of KHN’s “What the Well being?” are Julie …

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