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Author Archives: Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar

Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

The Trump administration’s latest move against “Obamacare” could jeopardize legal protections on pre-existing medical conditions for millions of people with employer coverage, particularly workers in small businesses, say law and insurance experts. At issue is Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recent ...

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Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

The Trump administration and House Republicans on Monday asked a federal appeals court for an extension in a case that’s casting a shadow of uncertainty over health insurance for millions of consumers. Democrats immediately called the move a cynical ploy. ...

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Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

The Trump administration and House Republicans on Monday asked a federal appeals court for an extension in a case that’s casting a shadow of uncertainty over health insurance for millions of consumers. Democrats immediately called the move a cynical ploy. ...

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Health law bumps up tax refunds for some; others take hit

As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law are seeing the direct effect on their refunds — hundreds of dollars, for better or worse.

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800,000 HealthCare.gov customers given wrong tax info

About 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers got the wrong tax information from the government, the Obama administration said Friday, and officials are asking those affected to delay filing their 2014 returns.

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Anthem breach: A gap in federal health privacy law?

Insurers aren’t required to encrypt consumers’ data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age — an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against Anthem.

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