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10 services insurers are least likely to cover

Insurers frequently don't cover 10 common medical services, according to a new analysis from HealthPocket. The company analyzed more than 11,000 health plans and found "significant consistency in what insurers are not willing to pay for."

With a new state, comes new health coverage

A few months ago, my family moved to California from Louisiana. We love it. Some of the reasons are obvious and expected--we are minutes from the beach, we can feel the calm of small town living, we...

Aetna earnings dive 49% with $120M settlement

Aetna's fourth-quarter income plummeted 49 percent to $190.1 million, thanks to a multi-million dollar settlement and higher costs related to employer-based insurance coverage.

Fragmented insurance system drives up health costs by 60%

Healthcare costs have risen by more than 60 percent between 2003 and 2011 and will likely continue growing unless the health insurance market is completely overhauled, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund.

Challenge to reform law goes back in court

A Christian college in Virginia can continue its claims that the health reform law violates its religious freedoms after the U.S. Supreme Court revived Liberty University's lawsuit against the Obama administration.

Census report: Insurers gained 1.3M new members

For the first time in a decade, health insurers can celebrate the release of the Census Bureau report--the total number of insured people has finally increased while the number of privately insured people held stable.

Legal battles could challenge reform

Insurers still may face some uncertainty surrounding the health reform law as Republican lawmakers consider challenging the recent Supreme Court ruling.

Federally recommended obesity counseling could expand coverage

A federal health advisory panel's new recommendations could lead to a surge in insurance coverage for obesity-related counseling, treatments and services.

Catholic institutions sue Obama administration over contraception

The University of Notre Dame, Catholic University of America and archdioceses serving Dallas, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Washington, D.C., sued the Obama administration, claiming an attack on religious liberty.

48M people lack insurance, unaware of health law

Almost 25 percent of adults between 19 and 64 years old--or 48 million people--lacked health insurance last year, and almost 70 percent of those adults lacked health coverage for more than a year,