Health Care

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Policy Cancelations: Obama Will Allow Old Plans

Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.

11/14/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Challenging Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act has caused an uproar of late and now the Archdiocese of Pittsburgh is heading to court to fight against the law.

11/12/2013

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Affordable Care Act Website Designers Grilled During Congressional Hearing

It was the first Congressional hearing on why Healthcare.gov, the government’s website to sign up for affordable health insurance under Obamacare, has been plagued with start-up problems.

10/24/2013

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UPMC, Highmark Reach Tentative Agreement

UPMC and Highmark have reached a tentative agreement.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/23/2013

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President Obama Singles Out Leetsdale Man During Healthcare Speech

John Mier of Leetsdale was working when President Barack Obama referenced his letter during a mid-day press event on Monday.

10/22/2013

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Too Many Customers Overwhelm Obamacare Website

Unable to get health insurance because of a pre-existing condition, Julie Goodenough of Crafton was excited to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, but so far it’s been frustrating.

10/03/2013

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Unlikely Pair Of Legislators Offer Solution To UPMC-Highmark Dispute

They could not be more different – 57-year-old liberal Democrat Dan Frankel from Squirrel Hill and 29-year-old conservative Republican Jim Christiana of Beaver.

09/27/2013

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Financial Help For Many, Penalties For Some Under Obamacare

On Tuesday, Pennsylvanians without health insurance can pick one of 36 private insurance plans that the Obama administration says, on average, will cost around $286 a month.

09/26/2013

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Health Exchanges Kick In Next Week

Americans can start to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare next Tuesday, but do you know what that means?

09/25/2013

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Health Secretary In Pittsburgh To Promote Health Care For Uninsured

America’s Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in town on Tuesday with a message to 1.2 million Pennsylvanians without health insurance.

09/10/2013

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

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Charges For PSU Employees Who Don’t Get A Health Screening

Penn State University plans to charge all employees who do not undergo a health screening $100 a month!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/23/2013

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Angie’s List: Tips To Cut Down Doctor’s Office Wait Times

Do you play the waiting game at your doctor’s office? If your answer is yes, it can be quite frustrating.

08/08/2013

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UPMC And Highmark Engage In TV Ad War

It’s not campaign season, but you might think so with the back-and-forth television ads from UPMC and Highmark.

08/01/2013

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