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Affordable Care Act

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More than a million California children who currently lack health insurance will qualify for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. But children’s advocates are concerned that some kids won’t get the best coverage.

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A journalist details his long and frustrating battle to get affordable health insurance, which has turned on the definition of the word "creditable."

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As health reform gets underway, will employers still provide health insurance for workers or leave them to fend for themselves in the new insurance exchanges? We sort out the issues and offer resources for your work.

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Although the number of Californians without health insurance fell in 2011, the good news is overshadowed by fewer people getting insurance through their jobs.

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Barack Obama's reelection means that health reform will remain a critical part of the health care beat. A veteran health journalist offers some tips for your coverage going forward.

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Sifting through the two major competing proposals for Medicare reform, one key question emerges: What will they really cost taxpayers and beneficiaries?...

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The federal Affordable Care Act will likely help many immigrants, but questions and hurdles remain. And minority populations start from a big deficit on health insurance.

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Karyn Johnson has a daunting task: getting the 31,265 smokers in Worcester, Massachusetts to quit. Back in the early 2000s, five full-time staff members worked on smoking cessation in Worcester.

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I wanted to help my readers understand where the health reform law's Prevention Fund dollars were actually headed and then let them draw their own judgments about the value of those investments.

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A sampling of reaction from politicians, patients, advocates and pundits on today's historic Supreme Court decision on health reform.

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