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Hard to Believe: Some Consumers Find Free Health Insurance

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 22
Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on sign-ups.

Insurer Aetna Slashes ACA Exchange Participation to 4 States

By Tom Murphy | Aug 17
Aetna will become the latest health insurer to chop participation in the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges when it trims its presence to four states for 2017, from 15 this year.

HIV Still a Huge Issue for Women, Says Dr. Susan Blumenthal

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 6
Dr. Susan Blumenthal says that we need to do better to address HIV infections among women, here in the U.S. and around the world.

CAPP's Top Five Tips for Selecting Quality Healthcare Providers

By EDGE | Jan 15
The Council of Accountable Physician Practices outlines the top five questions you should ask any new doctor.

Former HHS Head Sebelius Accepts LGBT Medical Professionals Award

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
On Thursday, September 11, the Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, 21st U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services, will be honored with the GLMA Achievement Award during GLMA's 32nd Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.

Uninsured Rate Drops as Health Law Rolls Out

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 24
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found that the uninsured rate for U.S. adults dropped by 1.2 percentage points in January, to 16.1 percent. That would translate to roughly 2 million to 3 million people gaining coverage.

Obamacare Enrollment for LGBTs

By Lindsay King- Miller | Jan 6
Hoping the Affordable Care Act will close the "health care gap," the National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute has partnered with the Center for American Progress to release "Optimizing LGBT Health Under the Affordable Care Act."

Federal Health Market Surpasses 1 Million Signups

By Josh Lederman | Dec 29
Of the more than 1.1 million people now enrolled for Obamacare, nearly 1 million signed up in December, with the majority coming in the week before a pre-Christmas deadline for coverage to start in January.

Avoiding Health Insurance Gaps Takes Persistance

By Carla K. Johnson | Dec 26
For those who were able to navigate the glitch-prone and often overwhelmed HealthCare.gov website, there’s still work to be done to make sure success online leads to actual coverage come the new year.

Last-Minute Insurance Shoppers Get One-Day Extension

By Carla K. Johnson | Dec 24
Anticipating heavy traffic on the government’s health care website, the Obama administration extended Monday’s deadline for signing up for insurance by a day, giving Americans in 36 states more time to select a plan.

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