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CA insurance commissioner to Blue Shield: Delay rate hike
California's new insurance commissioner called Thursday for health insurer Blue Shield of California to delay...
Blue Shield of CA seeks rate hikes of up to 59% for individuals
Another big California health insurer has stunned individual policyholders with huge rate increases---this time it's...
US alters rule on paying for end-of-life planning
The Obama administration, reversing course, will revise a Medicare regulation to delete references to end-of-life...
AP-GfK Poll: Baby boomers fear outliving Medicare
The first baby boomers will be old enough to qualify for Medicare Jan. 1, and many fear the program's obituary will...
Sebelius could face health-reg fight
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius could find herself pitted between top Democrats on Capitol Hill...
New health plan for the uninsured launches in IL
A new health insurance option for people with pre-existing conditions and without medical coverage launches in Illinois...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
Facing steep odds, 128 House Democrats revive public option
Four months after President Barack Obama enacted the Affordable Care And Patient Protection Act, House Democrats have...
Some insurers stop writing new coverage for kids
Some major health insurance companies will no longer issue certain types of policies for children, an unintended...
The do-it-yourself house call
Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...