health insurance

New England News
8:08 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Mass. Chipping Away At Health Insurance Backlog

Massachusetts officials say they're continuing to sign up people for health insurance even as they concede they may not have a fully functioning insurance website by the end of June.

That's the deadline to move more than 200,000 people into insurance plans that comply with the federal health care law.

They said one option continues to be ditching the trouble plagued website and starting over.

In the past three weeks, the state has enrolled 21,000 people in transitional coverage and cut the time it takes to enter paper applications from two hours to 39 minutes.

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New England News
8:00 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Gay Rights Advocates Laud CT Insurance Bulletin

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A New England gay rights organization is praising Connecticut's Department of Insurance for informing insurers they must pay "covered expenses" for treatment related to a patient's gender transition.

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Hudson Valley News
9:26 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Westchester Offers Help In Navigating Health Insurance Marketplace

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A county health department in New York’s Hudson Valley is the latest entity to announce help for residents with the new health insurance marketplace under President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Blair Horner: The Battle Over Health Care Insurance Continues

 As the nation moves closer to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the debate continues.  The House of Representatives’ leadership will, once again, advance legislation to repeal the law.  Predictably, the effort will fail.

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