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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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New Breast Cancer Drug: Benefit And Cost

Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”

10/03/2013

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

Glossary Of Insurance Terms

Deductibles, Co-Pays & Other Policy Jargon This glossary includes many commonly used insurance and insurance-related terms. It is not an exhaustive list and only meant as an educational or informational aid. Terms, or definitions, as […]

08/07/2013

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Consumer Reports: Ways To Save On Prescription Medication

There are lots of changes with medical care these days, but when it comes to prescriptions, the cost only seems to go up.

08/01/2013

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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The New Patient’s Bill Of Rights

The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.

07/22/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Storm Topples Tree In Couple’s Westmoreland Co. Yard

Carol Barnes won’t soon forget the storm that blew through this week. She was looking out the dining room window of her Irwin home Wednesday evening when her life flashed before her eyes.

07/12/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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Local Widow Urges Importance Of Life Insurance For Families

As we head into this Father’s Day weekend, we celebrate the men in our lives.

06/14/2013

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Walmart Issues Warning About New Email Scam

There are two new scams to warn you about.

05/16/2013

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Judge OKs Nixing Of Highmark Suit Settlement

A federal judge has approved the withdrawal of a proposed settlement of health insurance ratepayers and insurer Highmark Inc.

05/08/2013

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Websites Offer Ways To Save On Healthcare

Healthcare costs are expected to rise this year on everything from prescription drugs to co-pays. However, there are ways you can save and even get care for free.

01/29/2013

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Dec. 13, 2012: What You Missed – NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Afternoon News

If you missed the Thursday Edition of the NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Afternoon News here are some of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/13/2012

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