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    1. Limited Insurance Choices Frustrate Some in CA

      By Pauline Bartolone, Capital Public Radio When Dennie Wright went to sign up for Affordable Care Act insurance last year, it wasn’t a hard decision. His insurance agent told him he had only one insurer – Anthem Blue Cross – that he could buy from on the exchange, Covered California. Wright lives in

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    2. Survey: More Americans Getting Needed Health Care

      By Karen Pallarito HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although problems persist, more Americans had significantly less trouble getting and paying for needed medical care in 2014, as the health insurance expansions of the Affordable Care Act kicked in, a new survey suggest

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    3. Alaska Health Premiums Are Triple Those In Phoenix

      By Jordan Rau In health insurance prices, as in the weather, Alaska and the Sun Belt are extremes. This year Alaska is the most expensive health insurance market for people who do not get coverage through their employers, while Phoenix, Albuquerque, N.M., and Tucson, Ariz., are among the very cheape

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    4. Health Insurance Startup Collapses In Iowa

      By Clay Masters, Iowa Public Radio It was a heck of a Christmas for David Fairchild and his wife, Clara Peterson. They found out they were about to lose their new health insurance. “Clara was listening to the news on Iowa Public Radio and that’s how we found out,” Fairchild says. They went to their

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    5. Supreme Court Battle Brewing Over Medicaid Fees

      By Phil Galewitz PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Rita Gorenflo’s 7-year-old son Nathaniel was in severe pain from a sinus infection. But since the boy was covered by Medicaid, she couldn’t immediately find a specialist willing to see him. After days of calling, she was finally able to get Nathaniel an ap

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    6. Medicaid’s Western Push Hits Montana

      By Eric Whitney, Montana Public Radio The Affordable Care Act is on the move in Western states, with the governors of Utah, Wyoming and Montana all working to hammer out deals with the Obama administration to expand Medicaid in ways tailored to each state. But getting the federal stamp of approval i

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    7. Many Insurers Do Not Cover Weight Loss Drugs

      By Michelle Andrews In December, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new anti-obesity drug, Saxenda, the fourth prescription drug the agency has given the green light to fight obesity since 2012. But even though two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese — and many may need help sticking t

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    8. Millions Already Enrolled In 2015 Health Policies

      By Julie Rovner What a difference a year makes. With its technical troubles largely behind it, healthcare.gov enrolled 1.9 million new customers for health insurance between Nov. 15 and Dec. 18. At the same time, another 4.5 million existing policyholders either re-enrolled or were automatically ren

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    9. Nearly 2.5 Million Select ACA Health Plans

      By Mary Agnes Carey More than 1 million people selected a health plan during the fourth week of the health law’s open enrollment and nearly 2.5 million have done so since it began Nov. 15, federal officials said Tuesday. “And this was before an extremely busy weekend,” said Andy Slavitt, principal d

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    10. New AK Governor Sets Sights On Medicaid Expansion

      By Annie Feidt, Alaska Public Radio Network Independent Bill Walker, who won election last month in a governor’s race so tight the results weren’t known a week after the voting was over, campaigned on the promise that he’d expand Medicaid as one of his first orders of business. To make good on that,

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