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Latest Obamacare ruling is an assault on logic | Opinion

On Friday, a federal judge in Texas accepted the argument of 20 Republican attorney generals that the ACA’s mandate requiring everyone to have insurance is unconstitutional because the tax penalty enforcing it has been repealed.

Your health savings account balance carries over and other things to know about HSAs

You don't have to spend the balance of your health savings account before the end of the year and other differences between HSAs and FSAs.

Your health savings account balance carries over and other things to know about HSAs

You don't have to spend the balance of your health savings account before the end of the year and other differences between HSAs and FSAs.

I’m healthy. I’m young. Do I really need to purchase health insurance?

The 2019 open enrollment period, which ends Dec. 15, is quickly coming to a close, and like many, I found myself faced with the complicated decision of whether or not to buy health insurance.

I’m healthy. I’m young. Do I really need to purchase health insurance?

The 2019 open enrollment period, which ends Dec. 15, is quickly coming to a close, and like many, I found myself faced with the complicated decision of whether or not to buy health insurance.

Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

US officials trace E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least 1 farm in central California

Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

US officials trace E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least 1 farm in central California
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ACA health insurance sign-ups drop as Dec. 15 deadline looms

Enrollment in Affordable Care Act marketplace health plans lags prior years, but there's still time to sign up. Dec. 15 is the deadline for coverage that takes effect in January.

New rules for nursing home administrators put residents at risk

Over the last 12 months, both the federal and Pennsylvania governments have taken actions that could significantly impact safety at nursing facilities.

High cost of insulin means some patients are skipping vital doses

A quarter of patients with diabetes surveyed at a Connecticut health center reported under-using insulin because of its cost.

Have Medicare? The shingles vaccine will cost you.

Medicare beneficiaries who are able to get their hands on a dose of the new shingles vaccine, which has been in short supply, may pay more than they expect.

US officials: It’s OK to eat some romaine, look for labels

Health officials say it's OK to eat some romaine again, but to check the label

Main Line hospital charges $63 for olive oil used to turn a breech baby

A Main Line hospital charged $63 for an ounce of oil used during a medical procedure to turn a breech baby.

Small number of brand-name drugs drive prescription spending to $100B, Blue Cross report finds

Branded specialty medications accounted for just 17 percent of prescriptions filled by Blue Cross Blue Shield members in 2017, but 79 percent of drug spending — a total of $79.5 billion.

Pa. set to start mandatory managed care for people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid

There's a lot of confusion about the new need to choose both a Medicare and a Medicaid provider. The first deadline is Sunday.

Screening or diagnostic mammogram? The difference could cost you

Most insurance plans cover screening mammograms in full, but that's not the case for diagnostic mammograms.

More to consider than just premium when shopping ACA plans

For the first time in years, premium prices are declining and new insurers are entering the market or expanding their offerings. But people who plan to buy or renew ACA marketplace plans still need to shop carefully.

What’s the difference between Medicare-for-all and single-payer?

Across the country, catchphrases such as "single-payer" and "universal health care" are sweeping political races as Democrats tap into voter anger about GOP efforts to kill the Affordable Care Act.

Health care and the election: Answering your questions

We field questions about health care from our readers who responded to this week's election text alerts.

Pre-existing conditions are a lot more than a hot political issue

Returning to the days when people couldn't get insurance at any price is a real possibility.

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