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Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Hispanics Being Left Behind In Health Care Overhaul

Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation’s uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of 6 million sign-ups by March 31.

03/24/2014

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Texas Makes Final Push For Insurance Enrollment

Texas stands out among the nation’s four most populous states for lagging behind on signups for healthcare insurance. California, New York and Florida have signed up far more people.

03/17/2014

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Late Health Care Push To Focus On Large Texas Cities

The federal government is targeting Dallas and Houston among 25 large metro areas nationwide to push health care signups before the end of the open enrollment period.

02/05/2014

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Dallas Psychologist Pleads Guilty To Billing Fraud

A Dallas psychologist has pleaded guilty in a nearly $2 million federal workers health care scam including false claims of treating a patient daily for years.

01/23/2014

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Texas Adds More Health Law Navigator Training

Federally funded “navigators” who help Texans get health insurance under the federal health care overhaul must obtain more training.

01/21/2014

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118,000 Texans Use Federal Website For Health Care

More than 118,500 Texans have used the federal health care web site to sign up for insurance. The federal Department of Health and Human Services released statistics Monday that show Texas ranked fourth in the nation.

01/13/2014

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White House, Texas Dems Tout Health Care Overhaul

The White House and Texas Democrats are touting the health care overhaul and calling on Republican leaders to expand coverage for the poor.

01/06/2014

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Deadlines Loom For Texans Seeking Health Care

Texas cities are ramping up efforts to get people enrolled in President Barack Obama’s health care exchange as they face a deadline for insurance coverage to begin Jan. 1.

12/23/2013

Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Many Immigrants Hesitate To Seek Health Insurance

Day after day, Adonias Arevalo tried to calm his parents’ nerves. Like many other immigrants, they worried personal information on their son’s application for government-subsidized health insurance could draw the attention of immigration authorities.

12/16/2013

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14,000+ Texans Pick Insurance Exchange Plans

About 14,000 Texans enrolled for health insurance in October and November on the embattled federal online exchange, nearly five times more than successfully navigated the site during its rocky opening month.

12/11/2013

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Updated Healthcare.gov Gets Mixed Reviews

Counselors helping people use the federal government’s online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the same old sputters and even crashes.

12/03/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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