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AP Health Issues

Massachusetts receives federal health care waiver

Massachusetts has received a waiver that could help avoid a spike in health care premiums for some small businesses
Published: 07/19/16
The Latest: Covered California rates to jump 13.2 percent

The Latest: Covered California rates to jump 13.2 percent

Covered California says monthly premiums for its health plans will go up an average of more than 13 percent next year through the state's health insurance exchange
Published: 07/19/16

Medical marijuana program will tap input from physicians

Pennsylvania's Department of Health expects to begin working soon with physicians from health systems and professional organizations as it writes medical marijuana program regulations
Published: 07/19/16
Should you save enough to live to 100?

Should you save enough to live to 100?

Financial planners often suggest saving as if you'll live to see your 100th birthday
Published: 07/18/16
With millions covered, 'repeal and replace' gets riskier

With millions covered, 'repeal and replace' gets riskier

As reviled as it may be, "Obamacare" has changed the nation in ways that many people wouldn't want reversed
Published: 07/18/16

Pro-pot politician tied to group seeking medical pot license

A state lawmaker who pushed to legalize medical marijuana in Maryland is working with a company trying to obtain a license to sell the drug
Published: 07/18/16

Extra enrollment fairs to aid people losing health coverage

Connecticut's health insurance exchange is adding more enrollment fairs to help up to 18,000 people who no longer qualify for Medicaid health coverage to enroll in private insurance plans
Published: 07/17/16

Blue Cross, Benefis partner for discount health insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana and Benefis Health Systems have partnered to offer reduced cost health care for large group health insurance plans
Published: 07/16/16

Medicaid expansion enrollment reaches 250,000 in Louisiana

Louisiana's Medicaid expansion program, which began offering health insurance coverage this month largely to the working poor, has enrolled 250,000 people
Published: 07/16/16

Florida's first medical marijuana crop cut up, stored

Florida's first legal harvest of marijuana is stored in multiple vacuum-packed, 441-gram bags in a freezer on the outskirts of Tallahassee.
Published: 07/16/16