Despite Law, Some Birth Control May Require Copays February 6, 2015 The health overhaul mandated that insurers cover all costs for FDA-approved methods of birth control, but advocates and consumers say some plans have placed certain generic birth control pills among classes of drugs that require cost sharing.
Why Florida Is No. 1 In Obamacare Enrollment February 2, 2015 More Floridians have signed up for private health exchange plans than in any other state thanks to online mapping tools, coordinated outreach efforts and insurers’ involvement -- and in spite of Republican opposition.
Insurance Choices Dwindle In Rural California January 30, 2015 Blue Shield of California stopped selling individual plans on the state health insurance exchange in about 250 zip codes, leaving nearly 30,000 residents with only one insurer to choose from on the exchange.
Most On CA Exchange Sticking With Last Year’s Plan January 29, 2015 In California, the vast majority of people renewing health insurance coverage in the state’s exchange did not switch health plans, and instead are sticking with the one they selected last year.
IN Medicaid Expansion May Tempt Other States January 28, 2015 A three-year agreement between Indiana and the federal government imposes cost-sharing on poor adults and uses a cigarette tax and a fee on hospitals to pay the state's costs of expanding Medicaid -- and could lead to other GOP-led states following suit.
Timely Decisions Ordered On CA Medicaid Coverage January 23, 2015 A California judge has ruled that the state must make timely decisions on Medi-Cal applicants, and that those who have waited more than 45 days for approval from the state can get temporary coverage.