Tags: "insurance"

02 Dec
0

Ben McAdams: Congress to Tiny Tim: “No health insurance for you.”

In Charles Dickens’ famous story, a seriously ill child melted the hard heart of Ebenezer Scrooge, who went from miser to generous benefactor to Bob Cratchit’s family, including and his son Tiny Tim. If only that image would move Congress ...

02 Dec
0

As Congress looks to eliminate a major provision of Obamacare, Coloradans are flocking to sign up for health insurance – The Denver Post

Sign-ups for insurance through Colorado’s health exchange are running significantly above what they were at this time last year, according to new figures published by the exchange. Through November, 43,881 people had selected a medical plan on Connect for Health Colorado. ...

02 Dec
0

Congress must keep insurance for CHIP kids

About 400,000 Texas children and thousands of pregnant women are in danger of being tossed from their health coverage for no good reason — other than Congress is dragging its feet in reauthorizing the hugely successful Children’s Health Insurance Program ...

29 Nov
0

Thousands of kids could lose health insurance next month if Congress doesn't act fast

30, Congress missed the deadline to reauthorize funding for the CHIP program. At the time, lawmakers in Washington told states not to worry — the program would quickly be reauthorized. But now, almost two months later, states are facing a ...

29 Nov
0

What happens if Congress doesn’t fund the health insurance used by almost 2 million kids and pregnant women in California? – LA Times

Despite decades of bipartisan support, Congress didn’t renew its authorization to spend money on the Children’s Healthcare Insurance Program, which provides coverage for about 9 million poor children and pregnant women nationwide, before it expired at the end of September. ...

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