Medical Benefits

The entrance sign to BNSF railway corporate headquarters campus in Fort Worth.

Fort Worth’s BNSF Railway To Offer Health Care To Same-Sex Spouses

The nation’s largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.

12/04/2013

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Some Worried ACA Will Worsen Doctor Shortage

For many North Texans the months-long wait times for a doctor’s appointment has become the norm and all this is before the Affordable Care Act extends coverage to possibly millions more Americans.

CBS 11–10/04/2013

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Gov’t Shut Down Leaves Those In Federal Benefit Fight Waiting

Nearly 24 hours into the government shut down some North Texans told CBS 11 it’s not anger they feel, it’s hurt. Now those who have been fighting for more benefits, in some cases for years, are stuck waiting again.

CBSDFW.COM–10/01/2013

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North Texans Learn More About Affordable Care Act

In less than a week, the first major part of the Affordable Care Act will take effect. There are lots of question, but only some answers. That’s why dozens of people turned out in Dallas Wednesday.

CBS 11–09/25/2013

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Oversight Committee Had Problems Getting VA Hospital Answers

Two members of Congress said their public oversight visit to the VA North Texas System Friday, only came after extensive work trying to quietly handle complaints behind closed doors.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

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UPS To End Health Insurance Benefits For Some Spouses

UPS is ending health-insurance benefits for American nonunion employees’ spouses who can get coverage elsewhere. It blames the change on the new health-care law.

08/22/2013

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Fort Worth To Discuss Injured Officer’s Benefits

After being shot in the line of duty and left paralyzed, a Fort Worth police officer is fighting to keep some of her medical benefits.

07/09/2013