Topic: Health Insurance

DesertSun Articles

  1. Veterans Affairs Department concludes FOIA overpowers HIPAA

    • Mar 18, 2014
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    News organizations regularly encounter government agencies and other organizations that profess they are unable to provide important information in the public's interest because of restrictions placed on them under the U.S. Health Insurance ...

  2. Letter: Why bother getting insurance before you get hurt?

    • Mar 15, 2014
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    The son had a part-time job, did not have health insurance, had a serious car accident and requires surgery in three months at Loma Linda University. The mother noted that with...

  3. Due to ACA, Cathedral City ambulances charge for treating and releasing

    • Mar 07, 2014
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    But MediCal, the state's public health insurance program, only covers $130 of that cost, with Medicare guidelines preventing Cathedral City from billing patients the...

  4. Son's rare disease brings heavy burden for impoverished woman

    • Mar 01, 2014
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    The family's situation illustrates how rare diseases can lead to particularly crushing hardships for the poor, even when they have basic health insurance and receive other...

  5. Health care: Older Americans become Obamacare winners

    • Feb 17, 2014
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    These luckless people, most in their 50s and 60s, have emerged this month as early winners under the nation's new health-insurance ... Americans ages 55 to 64 make up 31 percent of new enrollees in the new health-insurance ... The empty-nesters qualified for a tax credit that will lower their monthly health insurance ...

  6. Affordable Care Act: Officials court Coachella Valley students

    • Feb 17, 2014
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    The state created a health insurance ... The law also extended parental health insurance ... Heading to class on a warm late-winter day, communications freshman Flavio Gomez, 18, said he did not know anything about health insurance ...

  7. Health survey: A third in Coachella Valley remain uninsured

    • Feb 13, 2014
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    The percentage of adults ages 18 - 64 without health insurance ... California was ranked 44th in the country for lack of health insurance ... Percentage of adults ages 18 - 64 without health insurance ...

  8. Letter: President Obama deserves respect

    • Feb 22, 2014
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    Since President Obama was took office in January 2009 my IRA account has doubled, my home value has increased, fewer illegal aliens are entering from Mexico, there have been no major instances of terrorism in the U.S. America is more respected around the world, two wars are coming to an end, millions of Americans have health insurance ...

  9. Obamacare is working fine for me

    • Feb 15, 2014
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    Starting in January, I began saving $330 a month for considerably better coverage than my previous health insurance policy thanks to the Affordable Care Act. A friend of mine...

  10. Democrats could lose seats in California

    • Feb 15, 2014
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    Last year, the Republican-caused government shutdown competed with the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's national health insurance for dominance of political...

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