Insurance

Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?

If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.

03/06/2014

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Obamacare: What Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know

The Affordable Care Act helps business owners acquire and pay for health insurance for their employees. Find out if your business qualifies.

03/03/2014

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Top Republicans: No Legislative Fix For Highmark-UPMC Dispute

Don’t look to the state legislature to solve the Highmark — UPMC dispute, say the state Senate’s top Republican and chair of its Insurance Committee.

02/25/2014

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Who Pays For Pothole Damage?

Sometimes it’s hard to tell Pittsburgh’s potholed roads from, well, the moon.

02/06/2014

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More Than 81K Sign Up In Pa. For Insurance

Government figures released Monday show that more than 81,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled under the federal health care law, a sharp increase from the 11,800 who were signed up at the end of November.

01/13/2014

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Computer Glitch Causing Problems For Some Drug Store Customers

Finding out you might have to pay for hundreds of dollars worth of prescriptions out of pocket is not a happy way to start the New Year, but that’s what some drug store customers have been facing.

01/03/2014

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Local Family To Lose Home Care For Son With Severe Batten Disease

Meet 6-year-old Rex. He has a warm smile, but he’s facing huge challenges.

12/16/2013

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Medicaid Alternative Proposal

Critics are taking aim at Gov. Tom Corbett’s plan to bring billions of federal health care dollars into Pennsylvania.

12/06/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Local Congressmen React To President’s New Effort To Extend Old Health Policies

After telling Americans they could keep their old health plans — only to find some policies cancelled because they failed to meet higher standards — President Obama tried to make amends on Thursday.

11/14/2013

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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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