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Mary Lambert Performs at R Baby Fundraiser at Hammerstein

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 21, 2014
On July 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, Mary Lambert and others will perform to raise funds at R Baby Foundation's Rockin' to Save Babies Lives benefit concert.

Avoiding Health Insurance Gaps Takes Persistance

By Carla K. Johnson | Thursday Dec 26, 2013
For those who were able to navigate the glitch-prone and often overwhelmed website, there’s still work to be done to make sure success online leads to actual coverage come the new year.

Health Care Signups Pick Up Pace in November

By Laurie Kellman and Ricardo Alonson-Zaldivar | Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
Enrollment statistics from the Health and Human Services Department showed that 364,682 people have signed up for private coverage as of Nov. 30 under the federal health law.

Alaska May Make Gay Partners "Family"

By Becky Bohrer | Friday Aug 23, 2013
The Alaska State Personnel Board is considering including same-sex partners of state employees in the definition of "immediate family" for purposes of leave.

Brown University to Cover Sexual Reassignment Surgery

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Feb 11, 2013
Brown University’s new student health plan coverage will cover 14 types of sexual reassignment surgeries for transgender students.

HHS warns of double-digit spike in health premiums

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Thursday Feb 18, 2010
Eye-popping health insurance premium increases of up to 39 percent are not an exception but a worrisome sign of the times, the Obama administration said in a report Thursday.

A rate hike for the few _ until it’s you

By Adam Geller | Monday Feb 15, 2010
To critics, a 39 percent hike in health insurance for some Californians foretells skyrocketing rates for the rest of us. Not so, says the company, arguing the increase only hits a relatively small number of people and the economy is to blame

Individual insurance rates soar in 4 states

By Linda A. Johnson | Monday Feb 15, 2010
Consumers in at least four states who buy their own health insurance are getting hit with premium increases of 15 percent or more - and people in other states could see the same thing.
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