Posted on · "Narrow network" plans mean fewer choices in exchange for lower premiums
Posted on · Newly-insured patients and doctors both figuring out new medical networks
Posted on · Harris Health, the county's public hospital and clinic system, has long been the safety net for the uninsured. But this year some of those patients had a choice: continue to get care at Harris Health (and pay a tax penalty for being uninsured), or sign up for private insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Most stuck with the safety net. Health educator Denise LaRue says lots of patients were unfamiliar with health insurance and didn't see the benefit of paying premiums, deductibles and co-pays.
Posted on · Many new plans under Obamacare have consumers and doctors scrambling to find out which providers accept which plans and what services are provided.
Posted on · Many Texans still lack access to affordable coverage because officials opted out of expanding Medicaid.
Posted on · A Missouri City woman was finally able to get needed surgery for her injured hand after purchasing an individual plan through the Affordable Care Act.