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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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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

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Hundreds Rally Against UPMC, Call For Change

Several local politicians were joined by hundreds of demonstrators Saturday to Rally against healthcare provider UPMC.

09/07/2013

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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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Forbes Hospital Receives Level 2 Trauma Center Accreditation

When it comes to trauma patients, getting to a hospital fast is critical and every minute counts. Soon, patients will have another option to get care.

08/06/2013

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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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Allegheny Health System Announces Hospital Layoffs

More than 450 jobs were eliminated from the West Penn Allegheny Health System today.

07/26/2013

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Highmark Renews Partnership With Catholic Charities Center

Just last year, more than 2,200 local uninsured patients received free healthcare thanks to the Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center.

07/25/2013

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Local Institutions’ Employees Feeling Effects Of Obamacare

Some employers say they find the Affordable Care Act – unaffordable. Instead of extending coverage to some employees, they’re cutting their hours.

07/02/2013

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