Reduce Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses
With many employers trimming their health-insurance benefits in the face of higher prices, consumers are going to be left filling the gap. But there are easy ways to help mitigate these costs.
At Hobby Lobby, customers split on Supreme Court decision
Will religious exclusions for health coverage lead down slippery slope? I went to the Hobby Lobby in Davie the other day to get reaction to last week's big Supreme Court ruling involving the family-owned crafts chain. Like our high court justices, shoppers were sharply divided over whether a corporation could exclude benefits from health insurance coverage because of religious beliefs.
Does the Affordable Care Act Mean the End of NJ's Health Centers?
Six months into its first year, the Affordable Care Act is dramatically reshaping the country's health care sector. Enrollment is above expectations, and insurance companies are so happy with the numbers that more are entering the insurance exchanges next year. So if more people have insurance now and so have access to more doctors and other health care providers, why is Newark's largest health ...
Mayo: Why is health care in US pegged to workplace?
To me, there's a bigger question beyond last week's Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case involving an employer's right to exclude certain contraceptive coverage from their health insurance plans based on religious beliefs.
WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave
NEW YORK (AP) — WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish says that when people ask what a doctor's appointment will be like in the future, they assume that patients will physically have to visit an office. Swedish says adapting to technology is a top priority for him as he leads the nation's second largest health insurer. During the AP interview, Swedish talked about a variety of topics, including how ...
Health Report 11/9/07
The Town of Barnstable will hold flu and pneumonia shot clinics for all town residents Nov. 15 and Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. George Community Center, 1130 Route 28 in Centerville.