Sometimes, it's good to be Blue (Cross Blue Shield)

By Bob Herman  |  December 19, 2014

Blue Cross and Blue Shield's clout in Washington was in evidence last week as Congress passed a massive spending bill to keep the government operating into next year. One of the last pages of the bill also included a line about the “modification of treatment of certain health...

Supreme Court decision could mean $65 billion in lost insurance subsidies

By Paul Demko  |  December 18, 2014

Florida residents would lose $12.3 billion in financial assistance in 2016 if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down insurance subsidies for states that haven't established their own exchanges, according to an analysis done by Democratic staffers on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. sign-ups surge ahead of Jan. 1 coverage deadline sign-ups surge ahead of Jan. 1 coverage deadline

By Adam Rubenfire and Virgil Dickson  |  December 16, 2014

More than a million people signed up for health insurance plans on in the past week, bringing the overall total of signups for the first four weeks of the current open-enrollment period to nearly 2.5 million.

Florida Medicare HMO to shut down

By Bob Herman  |  December 16, 2014

Florida intends to liquidate the assets of a Medicare Advantage insurer by the first of the year, ending the company's short and troubled history.

Obama uses popular TV, radio to pitch to Generation X

By Adam Rubenfire and Rachel Landen  |  December 15, 2014

President Barack Obama pitched in interviews with three seemingly unusual outlets on Friday—a hip hop radio station in Raleigh, N.C., a sports radio show and a morning talk show led by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest. But it's not the first time the president has used...

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