Obamacare

President Barack Obama speaks at Temple Emanu-El on Nov. 6, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Makes Final Push For Insurance Enrollment

Sara Rodriguez recently received a $4,000 bill for a six-hour emergency room visit to treat a fever. She says she can’t pay, but she’s also not planning to buy health insurance through the new federal marketplace.

03/17/2014

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Catholic Group Mounts Challenge To Health Care Law

A group of nearly 200 Catholic employers filed a new lawsuit in Oklahoma against the federal government Wednesday, hoping to stop parts of the federal health care law that force them to provide insurance that covers contraceptives.

03/12/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?

Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.

03/12/2014

Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?

If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.

03/06/2014

What Is The Difference Between An HMO And A PPO?

The difference between an HMO and a PPO is in their costs and health care options.

03/06/2014

What Is The Difference Between Co-Insurance And Co-Payments?

Co-insurance and co-payments are different forms of cost sharing between you and your insurance company.

03/06/2014

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