Healthcare

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Proposed Law Could Force UPMC To Contract With Highmark

You know the commercials by now. The UPMC vs. Highmark ads are reminiscent of political ads. Some ads are ending by urging people to call their legislatures and urge them to vote for a set of bills. What bill are they talking about?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–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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Despite Presidential Assurances, Some Health Policies Canceled

As President Barack Obama pushed his Affordable Care Act, he often said this: “If you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it.”

10/29/2013

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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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Easy-To-Access Part Of Obamacare Website Could Be Misleading

While it’s hit or miss whether you can actually sign up for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act website, http://www.healthcare.dot.gov, there is one new feature on the home-page that always opens for you: an option for potential customers to see a plan right now.

10/23/2013

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Congress To Investigate Affordable Care Act Website Snafus

The multiple problems associated with the Affordable Care Act’s website have brought elected officials of all parties together, from President Obama to House Speaker Boehner.

10/23/2013

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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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Pittsburgh Named One Best Cities To Retire

Money Magazine is out with its list of the best places to retire and Pittsburgh made the cut.

10/21/2013

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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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Health Insurance For Uninsured Launched Today Under Obamacare

On the first day uninsured Americans could sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, a crowd turned out at the Hill House to learn more.

10/01/2013

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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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Gov. Corbett Agrees To Accept Medicaid Expansion Funding

For months, Gov. Tom Corbett has said no to expanding the state’s Medicaid program under the affordable care act – known as Obamacare.

09/16/2013

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