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Health Law Falls Flat With Kentucky Voters, Even Those It Helps - New York Times

New York Times

Health Law Falls Flat With Kentucky Voters, Even Those It Helps
New York Times
Kentucky is arguably one of the health law's biggest early success stories, with about 10 percent of the population getting coverage through the state's online insurance marketplace — albeit mostly through Medicaid, not private plans — and none of ...

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VT Health Connect website shut down for repairs - BurlingtonFreePress.com

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VT Health Connect website shut down for repairs
BurlingtonFreePress.com
WINOOSKI – Anyone clicking on the Vermont Health Connect website sees a message in bold black letters on a pale green screen that advises the site is down for maintenance. This will be more than a short-term shut down, Gov. Peter Shumlin and his top ...
Vermont Health Connect Site Taken Offline for Weeks for RepairsSeven Days
Shumlin orders Health Connect website shutdownWPTZ The Champlain Valley
Vermont's Health Exchange Site Is Offline For RepairsVermont Public Radio
Belleville News Democrat
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Partners in Health staff to join African Ebola fight - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Partners in Health staff to join African Ebola fight
Boston Globe
While international aid has focused on the fast-growing epidemic in cities, Partners in Health intends to set up treatment units in the remote countryside where most people live, places where getting to the nearest clinic requires an eight-hour walk or ...
World Health Organization: West Africa Ebola cases could double every 3 weekswhnt.com
The Path Forward on Ebola and Other Public Health EmergenciesForbes
Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fightCNN
Medscape -blogs.hbr.org (blog) -WJXT Jacksonville
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Watchdog Finds Insurers Not Following Health Law's Abortion Rule - Wall Street Journal

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Watchdog Finds Insurers Not Following Health Law's Abortion Rule
Wall Street Journal
Health plans on exchanges may cover the nonexempted abortions as long as they meet certain requirements. In essence, the plans must set aside funding for these abortions so that it doesn't come from federal subsidies. Issuers must separately break out ...
New Questions Over Abortion Coverage in Health LawABC News
Some insurers ignore health-care law requirement to bill separately for abortionsWashington Post
Congressional report raises questions about health law's abortion coverage ...Minneapolis Star Tribune
Kaiser Health News
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Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Falls, Survey Shows - New York Times

TIME

Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Falls, Survey Shows
New York Times
Federal researchers reported on Tuesday that the number of Americans without health insurance had declined substantially in the first quarter of this year, the first federal measure of the number of uninsured Americans since the Affordable Care Act ...
Growing Burden of Employer-Provider Health Care Has Accelerated Under ...Forbes
Health Care Is Still for the Rich or LuckyBloomberg View
Survey: Number of Americans Without Health Insurance FallsTIME
Huffington Post -ThinkProgress
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Boston-Based Partners In Health Leaps Into Ebola Crisis - WBUR

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Boston-Based Partners In Health Leaps Into Ebola Crisis
WBUR
BOSTON — An advance team from Boston-based Partners In Health heads for Ebola-stricken Liberia Monday. Four doctors, including co-founder Paul Farmer, and two operations staff will lay the groundwork for an ambitious two- to three-year project that ...
Pleas grow for health workers to join Ebola outbreak responseHumanosphere
Health Group Pleads for More Workers to Combat Ebola OutbreakTIME
As Ebola Grows Out Of Control, WHO Pleads For More Health WorkersBusiness Insider

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Health-Law Advocates to Tweak ACA Marketing Campaign for the Fall - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Health-Law Advocates to Tweak ACA Marketing Campaign for the Fall
Wall Street Journal
Out: No longer will ACA advocates steer clear of talking about the law's requirement that people either get health coverage or pay a penalty when they file their taxes. It turns out the so-called individual mandate actually does motivate some people to ...
Vermont's Flawed Health Care Site Put On Life SupportNewsweek
New Estimates on Health Coverage Are Accurate but OutdatedNew York Times
Affordable Care Act Means More Americans Have Health Insurance, Federal ...International Business Times
California Healthline -Investopedia -MSN Money
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US to End Coverage Under Health Care Law for Tens of Thousands - New York Times

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US to End Coverage Under Health Care Law for Tens of Thousands
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said on Monday that it planned to terminate health insurance for 115,000 people on Oct. 1 because they had failed to prove that they were United States citizens or legal immigrants eligible for coverage under the ...
115000 immigrants to lose health coverage by Sept. 30 because of lack of ...Washington Post
Unable To Prove Citizenship, At Least 115000 People Risk Losing Health ...Fox News Latino
Some Consumers Risk Losing Health Law Tax CreditsWSIL TV
Kaiser Health News -USA TODAY
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Taking a Health Hazard Home - New York Times

New York Times

Taking a Health Hazard Home
New York Times
A new study of a small group of workers at industrial hog farms in North Carolina has found that they continued to carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria over several days, raising new questions for public health officials struggling to contain the spread ...

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Tens of Thousands Likely to Lose Health Insurance at End of September - Wall Street Journal

Tens of Thousands Likely to Lose Health Insurance at End of September
Wall Street Journal
The news that more than a third of that group hadn't responded ahead of the deadline could inflame key supporters of the health law who had raced to get the word out among immigrant communities and believed the government was moving too quickly to cut ...

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