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This broad category includes articles concerning health insurance costs, carrier and health plan news, changing benefits technology, and surveys by the Kaiser Family Foundation and others on employee benefits.

Health-Law Advocates to Tweak ACA Marketing Campaign for the Fall

The sales pitch for the health law is getting an overhaul for the fall.

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Obamacare Has Reduced The Uninsured Rate For Virtually Everyone – Except Kids

By now, the evidence seems pretty clear that Obamacare has reduced the ranks of the uninsured across virtually every demographic since the start of the law's coverage expansion in January.

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Health Law Has Caveat on Renewal of Coverage

Millions of consumers will soon receive notices from health insurance companies stating that their coverage is being automatically renewed for 2015, along with the financial assistance they received this year from the federal government.

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Covered California Will Offer Auto-Renewals for 2015

If most consumers who bought health insurance through Covered California this year sit back and do nothing, they'll be automatically enrolled in the same plan next year.

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Income Checks Throw Californians Off Health Plans

Some Californians who purchased individual health coverage through the state's insurance exchange are suddenly being dropped or transferred to Medi-Cal, the state Medicaid program for the poor that fewer doctors and providers accept.

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Regulators Struggle With Obamacare’s Narrow Networks Problem

President Obama's healthcare law has provided an economic case study on the tradeoffs between cost and access.

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Rural Enrollment Presents Continuing Health Law Challenges

Americans living in rural areas will be a key target as states and nonprofit groups strategize how to enroll more people in health law insurance plans this fall.

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Hackers Breach Security of

Hackers breached security at the website of the government's health insurance marketplace,, but did not steal any personal information on consumers, Obama administration officials said Thursday.

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D.C. Appeals Court to Review Decision Imperiling Obamacare Subsidies

President Obama's lawyers have won a second chance to stop a lawsuit that has the potential to unravel the national healthcare law and its system of insurance subsidies.

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Prop 45 Threatens California’s Health Reform Success Story

Nearly one and a half million Californians signed up for health insurance coverage during the first year of health care reform.

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