Tag Archive: health insurance

Dec 06 2016

Preserving the Children’s Health Insurance Program: A No-Brainer to Protect Children in Working Families

As a pediatrician, I have a front-row seat to how health insurance impacts the well-being of children. Nearly half the patients I see are covered by Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), both of which have comprehensive sets of benefits and are historically thought of as safety nets for the unemployed.

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Oct 27 2015

HealthCare.Gov Upgrades Are Just What This Doctor Ordered

When the third round of open enrollment begins on the federal health insurance marketplace Nov. 1, shoppers will see some major changes.

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Jul 28 2015

Young Adults Find Selecting Health Insurance Plans Confusing

While young adults are essential to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the process of applying for health insurance using HealthCare.gov can be confusing.

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Aug 01 2013

Obamacare, Wider Health Insurance Access Could Lead to Pediatric Patient Influx

Signed into law by President Obama in March 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — popularly known as “Obamacare” — contains a number of provisions designed to expand health insurance coverage.

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