Lack of Insurance News

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1/12/2018
1/10/2018
12/5/2017
11/15/2017
10/19/2017
Obamacare Widened Access to Cancer Care

ACA boosted coverage for people with various malignancies, study says

10/19/2017
Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums

8 in 10 qualify for tax credits that help lower their costs, experts say

10/16/2017
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters

Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

10/4/2017
The Unexpected Faces of the Uninsured

Study finds nearly 40 percent of those without coverage live in the suburbs

9/27/2017
Fewer Uninsured Cancer Patients After Medicaid Expansion

Surgery and radiation are more likely if you have insurance, researcher says

9/22/2017
McCain Says No to Latest Effort to Replace Obamacare

The bill, which would give states more flexibility in health care spending, is now in jeopardy

9/22/2017
9/14/2017
Republicans Take Another Run at Obamacare Overhaul

Sponsors say bill would give states more flexibility; critics contend it would leave many uninsured

9/8/2017
Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients

Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds

8/17/2017
Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election

Study found link between two; researchers point to poverty, lack of health insurance, unhealthy lifestyles

8/7/2017
Most People Not Bargain Hunters When It Comes to Health Care

While they believe in price shopping, they don't follow through, researchers report

7/21/2017
What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?

Higher premiums, fewer choices, less time could confront consumers shopping for insurance, analysts say

7/13/2017
Revised Senate Bill Would Allow Bare-Bones Health Plans

Fate of the GOP measure remains uncertain amid party discord

7/11/2017
Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay

People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds

6/29/2017
Lack of Health Insurance Can Shorten Lives: Study

Review of U.S. data shows more illness and death when adults are uninsured

6/26/2017
Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses

Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

6/23/2017
Some Republicans Voice Concerns About Senate Replacement for Obamacare

Conservatives say it doesn't go far enough, moderates say it goes too far

6/22/2017
Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare

Bill would rein in Medicaid budget more slowly, preserve preexisting condition safeguards, change tax credits

6/13/2017
Leading Medical Groups Mobilize Against Obamacare Repeal

GOP-sponsored legislation would impose added costs and risks on millions of Americans, groups contend

6/12/2017
Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

6/2/2017
Overcharging Common in U.S. Emergency Rooms

Minorities and uninsured are most often victims of 'price gouging', study contends

5/25/2017
CBO: 23 Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under House Health Care Bill

While premiums may lower over the long-term, many Americans would face much higher out-of-pocket costs

5/18/2017
Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings

Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

5/17/2017
Obamacare a Win-Win for Poorer Adults: Study

Access to medical care and improved health noted in states that expanded coverage

5/12/2017
People With Pre-Existing Health Issues Fear Repeal-and-Replace Bill

Older, sicker Americans worry they may bear brunt of GOP efforts to curtail a popular Obamacare protection

4/14/2017
Trump Rolls Out First Set of Obamacare Fixes

But industry experts say most important repair to health insurance marketplaces is still missing

4/10/2017
When Families Lack Insurance, Kids' Dental Woes Rise

Toothaches twice as common for U.S. kids without coverage, poll finds

3/28/2017
Health Insurance a Key to IVF Success, Researchers Say

At $12,000 and up a cycle, many forgo second attempt if they don't have coverage

3/24/2017
House Republican Leaders Pull Bill Aimed at Repealing 'Obamacare'

In the end, resistance from conservative and some moderate GOP lawmakers meant votes weren't there

3/14/2017
Analysis: Millions Would Lose Health Coverage Under GOP Overhaul

Republicans say major surgery needed to Obamacare to save what they call a failed initiative

3/9/2017
New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees

Moves are a crucial step in replacing Affordable Care Act, but health advocacy groups mount opposition

3/8/2017
House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare

It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

3/7/2017
House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare

It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

1/31/2017
Jan. 31 Is Next Deadline to Enroll for Obamacare

Trump Administration has pulled ads for the Affordable Care Act

1/20/2017
Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions

But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

1/17/2017
Obamacare Repeal Could Bring Many More Uninsured, Higher Premiums

Nonpartisan report analyzes probable effects of a 2015 Congressional bill

12/21/2016
Uninsured Rate Hits New Low Due to Obamacare: Report

The Commonwealth Fund finds more working-age Americans have health insurance than ever before

12/8/2016
As Obama's Term Winds Down, Resistance to Obamacare Diminishes

43 percent of Americans would like to see the health care reform law kept in place but amended, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

12/6/2016
Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost

Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance

11/30/2016
Fewer Americans Struggle With Medical Bills: Report

Researchers credit Obamacare, but difficulties persist for uninsured and people with high deductibles

11/11/2016
Trump Victory Won't Derail Obamacare Open Enrollment for 2017

Obama administration assures consumers that sign-ups will continue

11/1/2016
Obamacare 2017: Higher Prices, Fewer Choices

Federal tax subsidies can ease the impact of premium increases, but consumers must shop wisely, analysts say

10/28/2016
Report: More Americans Getting Health Care Under Obamacare

News comes as double-digit price hikes for health plans on the horizon

10/25/2016
Sharp Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017

Feds confirm double-digit rate hikes and fewer health-plan choices, but claim affordability for low-income consumers

10/10/2016
Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers

Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

9/26/2016
More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare

Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds