Bigger Bite For Health Law Penalty On UninsuredThe federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695 for next year, and supporters of President Barack Obama's overhaul are urging the administration to highlight that increase as a marketing strategy.
Hispanics Targeted In 2nd Year Of Health OverhaulFrom 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.
Sebelius: Texas Opposition Hasn't Helped Sign-Ups Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says political opposition in Texas to the federal health care overhaul hasn't helped the state's underperforming sign-up numbers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Feds: Less Than 3,000 Texans Selected ACA Health Plans Fewer than 3,000 Texans managed to enroll for health insurance last month on the problem-plagued federal online exchange that's a centerpiece of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Where Are The Uninsured In America?Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Who Are The Uninsured In America?Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
Child Appointments Still Available For Free Health Clinic
Walgreens Offers Free Flu VaccinesFree flu shots will be available for uninsured and underinsured Dallas area residents at local Walgreens pharmacies, starting September 19.