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The search for the unique combination of illness, income and family status that ends the health care debate once and for all continued last week in the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and Senate Finance committees. The winner, apparently …
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Health care changes forcing school districts to re-examine substitute teachers
Under a portion of the Affordable Care Act that will go into effect in 2015, school districts will be required to provide health care benefits to all employees who regularly work at least 30 hours a week. With the number of substitutes that regularly …
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Cancer patient on Obama's 'broken' health care promises
WHEN YOU GOT THE LETTER SAYING THAT YOUR HEALTHCARE PLAN WAS BEING CANCELED AS OF WHAT DATE? DID THEY TELL YOU? >>> OO THEY STATED I HAD UNTIL DECEMBER 15TH TO SWITCH OUR FIND ANOTHER POLICY IN …
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Despite Fumbles, Obama Defends Health Care Law
DALLAS — President Obama strongly defended his signature health care law on Wednesday in the largest state that has refused to participate, as rattled Senate Democrats called for changing or delaying key parts of the new health coverage.
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Democrats Try To Tweak Health Care Law
Are you worried that the healthcare.gov rollout will affect your campaign for re-election next year? LANDRIEU: Well, first of all, I think it's important to remember that Crossroads was against the Affordable Care Act before it was a bill. They've been …
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Sebelius assures fixes are being made to HealthCare.gov
Sebelius, appearing before the Senate Finance Committee, rejected calls from politicians in both parties to delay aspects of the health-care law, including by extending the initial open enrollment period beyond March 31 for buying insurance on the new …
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New Britain healthcare exchange office opens
Access Health CT says Connecticut is the only state to open storefronts. They'll be manned with outreach workers, assisters and insurance brokers to help people review coverage options, determine eligibility for Medicaid or insurance subsidies and …
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HealthCare.gov: How political fear was pitted against technical needs
… a pointed four-page memo from a trusted outside health adviser. It warned that no one in the administration was “up to the task” of overseeing the construction of an insurance exchange and other intricacies of translating the 2,000-page statute …
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Had hoped for cheaper coverage on exchange
Our original plan was canceled. We were recently informed that our monthly health insurance premiums would increase from $ 627 to $ 1,350 in order to keep similar coverage. The increase is due to both adding a child and ACA requirements, but our plan …
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Question by Evelyn: Why can’t I use my FSA card for over the counter purchases under new health care law?
The new health care law requires me to have a script from my doctor to purchase over the counter medication like aspirin or allergy medication. So I bother my doctor via a phone call or sometimes even pay for a visit just to get a script for something that can be bought over the counter. How is this a good use of my money that I have set aside in this account to cover my medical costs.
Answer by Jay
There was too much cheating. Blame the people who abused it.
The good news is that you can still buy with cash/check/credit card/debit card and submit your receipts. You don’t need to bother the doctor, although you do need to deal with submitting.
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Sachin Jain, MD, MBA, Senior Advisor to the Administrator at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services talks with ACCME’s Chief Executive, Murray Kopelow, …
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WV diocese joins call for expanding Medicaid
Tomblin is one of only two Democratic governors who have yet to decide whether to heed this call by the federal health care law. Nearly two-thirds of West Virginians … Tomblin is awaiting an analysis of the pros and cons of expanding. Bransfield …
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How Gay Marriage Won
They joined Hillary Clinton and her husband, the former President who signed the Defense of Marriage Act into law during his 1996 re-election bid but is now calling on the Supreme Court to undo his mistake. (MORE: Watching Kennedy: The Court's Swing …
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Your Capitol Voice: One-time money should not go to ongoing expenses
Those two pieces of legislation are proof of how critical issues can be sent on their way to becoming law when you work in a bipartisan fashion. This week also marked the beginning of votes on budget bills. We voted … Here are some pros and cons …
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As President Obama hits the road to push his new healthcare law lawmakers who voted for the bill get death threats.