Health Insurance

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How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

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Texas Republicans Want Medicaid Flexibility, Not Expansion

All 20 Texas Senate Republicans sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama demanding more flexibility for their state to administer Medicaid

03/02/2015

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

Estimated 1.2 Mil Texans Signed Up Through Health Exchange

Nearly 1.2 million Texans have signed up or were re-enrolled for health insurance through the federal marketplace by a February 15 deadline.

02/18/2015

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Anthem Warns About ‘Phishing’ After Hack

After being hacked, the company behind Blue Cross Blue Shield is warning about ‘phishing’ scam emails that are targeting people who it insures or has insured in the past.

02/06/2015

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Hackers Access Records Of Anthem Customers

Hackers broke into a health insurance database storing information for about 80 million people in an attack bound to stoke fears many Americans have about their privacy.

02/05/2015

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Government Closer To Goal Of 9.1M Enrolled Under Health Law

The Obama administration is moving closer to its goal of 9.1 million people signed up for private coverage under the president’s health care law and Texas is helping lead the way.

01/21/2015

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Deadline Arrives For January Health Coverage

Individuals looking to purchase health insurance that is effective beginning on January 1 under the Affordable Care Act only have through Monday to make it happen.

12/15/2014

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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Family Fights Medicaid To Cover Surgery For 4-Month-Old

Chasity McVay tries to document the littlest details of her daughter’s life. She said, “I try to document funny little things, so I don’t forget.” McVay isn’t sure how much time her child has left.

CBS 11–10/28/2014

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John Wiley Price Suggests Race A Factor In Dallas Ebola Case

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was blunt. He said Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital originally sent Thomas Duncan home three days before ‎he was diagnosed with Ebola because he’s African-American and uninsured.

CBS 11–10/07/2014

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Walmart Plans Health Insurance Shopping

The world’s largest retailer plans to allow shoppers to compare health coverage options and enroll in Medicare or the public exchange plans created under the Affordable Care Act.

10/06/2014

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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?

09/18/2014

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