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  1. With Medical Debts Rising, Doctors Are More Aggressive About Payments

    By Jenny Gold ALEXANDRIA, La. -- Mid State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center is hard to miss. The practice’s new, 30,000-square-foot building is marked with an enormous sign along one of the main roads in this central Louisiana city of about 48,000 people. In the elegant, high-ceilinged interio

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  2. Some Doctors Paid Millions by Medicare

    April 10, 2014 -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released, for the first time, data detailing about $77 billion in payments to more than 880,000 health care professionals under its Medicare Part B Fee-For-Service program. "We've taken a huge step today in making the Medicar

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  3. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Resigns

    April 10, 2014 -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning, ending her 5-year term that was marred by the problem-plagued rollout of the Affordable Care Act, a White House official said Thursday. Sebelius quit her cabinet post just one week after the end of the first enroll

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  4. Enrollment Surge Swamps Ore. Medicaid Plan

    By Krisitian Foden-Vencil, Oregon Public Broadcasting Millions of Americans who didn't have health insurance last year now do, as a result of the Affordable Care Act. In Lane County, Oregon, Trillium Community Health Plan is struggling to deal with a huge influx of new patients. CEO Terry Coplin say

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  5. Obamacare Is New, But Insurance "Churn' Goes On

    By Lisa Aliferis, KQED A new analysis finds that many people who signed up for a Covered California health insurance exchange plan are likely to drop the coverage for a good reason: They found insurance elsewhere. Researchers at the U.C. Berkeley Labor Center released estimates Wednesday showing tha

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  6. For California’s Uninsured, a Rush to the Finish

    By Anna Gorman Uninsured Californians flocked to shopping malls, beauty salons, clinics and libraries Monday to meet the deadline for enrolling in health coverage. The website of the state-run insurance exchange, coveredca.com, was so inundated that officials directed some consumers who began online

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  7. Shaky Web Site Frustrates Insurance Helpers

    By KHN Editors Last minute health insurance shoppers nationwide turned up in record numbers online Monday, and they also showed up in person at clinics, county health departments and libraries to sign up for Obamacare on the last official day of open enrollment. Here are dispatches from public radio

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  8. Obamacare Hits Goal of 7 Million Enrolled

    By Mary Agnes Carey The Obama administration took a victory lap Tuesday as enrollment through the health law’s exchanges topped 7 million, a goal previously thought untouchable when the website healthcare.gov sputtered and crashed as sign-ups began last fall. In a statement in the Rose Garden, Presi

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  9. White House: 7.1 Million Signed Up for Insurance

    By Karen Pallarito HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An 11-hour surge of consumers signing up for health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act pushed the number to 7.1 million participants as the first enrollment period came to a close Monday, the White House an

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  10. Monday Is Deadline to Sign Up for Obamacare

    By Karen Pallarito HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Today is the deadline for most people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, the controversial healthcare-reform law. More than 6 million Americans have already signed up for insurance coverage t

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