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My Turn: Learn benefits, take advantage of new health insurance policy

...newly insured by one of many new policies. Getting insured is only the first step!Learning to navigate your new health insurance policy may seem daunting, but it will bring you huge financial and health benefits. Now is the time to familiarize...
Confusion, relief mark start of new health reforms

...In Burlington, Vt., the state's largest hospital had almost two dozen patients seek treatment with new health insurance policies, but more than half of those did not have insurance cards. Minnesota's health care exchange said 53,000...
Health law's troubles give GOP a much-needed boost the law.Landrieu was among the first Democrats to propose legislation to let people keep their current health insurance policies even if they don't cover newly required areas such as hospitalization, laboratory services and prenatal care...
Alaska's delegation slams Obama's ACA fix

...President Barack Obama announced a fix to the Affordable Care Act that would allow insurers to extend by one year health insurance policies that don't comply with the act. The fix comes after five million people reported their current policies had...
Autism bill, other measures set to take effect

One of the new laws set to take effect in Alaska will require health insurance policies to cover treatment of autism spectrum disorders.All or portions of a number of bills became law, effective Tuesday, with the...
Health reforms penalize some Native Americans

...thousands of others who identify as Native American will face a new reality.They will have to buy their own health insurance policies or pay a $695 fine from the Internal Revenue Service unless they can prove that they are "Indian enough...
Law already gives states maximum flexibility

...populations vary as much as their landscapes. However, all Americans deserve the certainty of knowing that the health insurance policies and products offered by their state exchanges comply with national standards of coverage and similar consumer...
Knowles has a comprehensive plan for health care providers, health education in schools, allowing adult children to stay on parents' health insurance policies longer, encouraging more doctors to serve Medicare patients, expansion of tele-medicine programs and encouraging...
Some domestic partner policy 'solutions'

Here are some solutions to the domestic policy and the city health insurance policy: Everyone covered under this policy needs to go out and find more than one domestic partner. Let's see the city try to determine...
Homosexuality not exclusive to humans

...caused such angry and hostile responses such as your own is that regarding the City and Borough of Juneau's health insurance policy. I'm sure you must have similar battles to fight in Moscow, Idaho. Since this matter doesn't affect you...


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