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Lost Your Job? Here's How to Find New Health Insurance
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Lost Your Job? Here's How to Find New Health Insurance

Shopping for health insurance at any time is a difficult task, but when you’ve just lost your job during a national crisis, it may feel overwhelming. Start by considering these three options.

For Better Women’s Health, Expand the ACA, Not Medicare
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For Better Women’s Health, Expand the ACA, Not Medicare

If the goal is expanding access and improving affordability, then building on the ACA is a better strategy.

Here Are the Top 3 Women’s Health Care Issues of the 2020 Presidential Election, So Far
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Here Are the Top 3 Women’s Health Care Issues of the 2020 Presidential Election, So Far

Nearly 20 candidates are running for the Democratic party nomination. Here’s what they’re saying about the opioid crisis, the affordable care act, medicare for all and prescription prices.

Judge Strikes Down ACA Putting Law In Legal Peril — Again
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Judge Strikes Down ACA Putting Law In Legal Peril — Again

A federal district court ruled that the ACA is unconstitutional raises doubts (again) about the law, even as more people benefit and premiums for ACA plans have stabilized.

Hoping That Insurance Expansion Will Help Tamp Outbreak, 9 States Reopen Marketplaces
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Hoping That Insurance Expansion Will Help Tamp Outbreak, 9 States Reopen Marketplaces

At least nine states are offering their uninsured residents another opportunity to sign up for a health plan this year as they seek new ways to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Congress Aims to Strengthen Landmark Mental Health Insurance Law
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Congress Aims to Strengthen Landmark Mental Health Insurance Law

Congress is working to strengthen legislation that requires health insurance companies to treat mental health benefits like physical health ones.

Texas Lawmakers Take Aim At Surprise Medical Bills
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Texas Lawmakers Take Aim At Surprise Medical Bills

States are looking at laws to prevent patients from receiving very costly surprise medical bills from out-of-network providers sending patient bills under a practice called balance-billing.

Some Unfinished Business for This Congress: Pass the Donut Hole Fix in the Medicare Part D Program
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Some Unfinished Business for This Congress: Pass the Donut Hole Fix in the Medicare Part D Program

Congress’s must fix the impending "out-of-pocket cliff" for the Medicare Part D prescription drug program that could severely harm 44 million Americans.

What Are 'Surprise Medical Bills'? Six Ways to Address Unexpected Health-Care Costs
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What Are 'Surprise Medical Bills'? Six Ways to Address Unexpected Health-Care Costs

If you think that having “good insurance” will protect you from surprise medical bills, think again.

Surprise Medical Bills:  A Bipartisanship Opportunity for Congress?
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Surprise Medical Bills: A Bipartisanship Opportunity for Congress?

Most Americans say the government should take action to prevent surprise medical bills. Here is what Congress is doing to fight them.

Podcast: KHN's 'What The Health?' What Just Happened To The ACA And What Happens Now?
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Podcast: KHN's 'What The Health?' What Just Happened To The ACA And What Happens Now?

A federal district court ruled that the ACA is unconstitutional raises doubts (again) about the law, even as more people benefit and premiums for ACA plans have stabilized. Listen to the podcast.

Buyers Of Short-Term Health Plans: Wise Or Shortsighted?
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Buyers Of Short-Term Health Plans: Wise Or Shortsighted?

Short-term health insurance plans may offer people lower monthly premiums, but do not cover as many benefits, and can exclude pre-existing conditions, as well as limit the amount of coverage or not have a cap on the annual amount the person has to pay.

How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age
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How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age

Your health care coverage may change around age 65, either through retirement or government requirements, so make sure you plan ahead.