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Job Growth Continues To Surge In The Dallas-Fort Worth Area

According to the latest figures, released Jan. 2015, from Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nation ended the year with 252,000 jobs added in December 2014; this is the best growth since 1999.

01/26/2015

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Could Texas Win Block Medicaid Grant From Feds?

The White House’s signature health care law is loathed by Texas’ political leadership, and the idea of expanding Medicaid likely remains a non-starter when the Legislature reconvenes this month.

01/01/2015

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

Hispanics Targeted In 2nd Year Of Health Overhaul

From grocery stores to music radio stations, there are some atypical approaches to selling health insurance policies playing out across the country since the second round of enrollment under the Affordable Care Act opened.

12/01/2014

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Data Discrepancies In Health Care Signups Jeopardize Coverage

A government document provided to The Associated Press says more than 2 million people who got health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law have data discrepancies that could jeopardize coverage for some.

06/04/2014

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Obama: Any Misconduct At VA Will Be Punished

President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that allegations of misconduct at VA hospitals are “dishonorable” and will be not be tolerated by his administration.

05/21/2014

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Texas Health Care Enrollment Exceeds Forecast

More than 733,000 Texans have registered for health insurance through the federal marketplace, far exceeding earlier projections for the state.

05/02/2014

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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