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Carrie Feibel

Carrie Feibel appears in the following:

Half Of Texas Abortion Clinics Close After Restrictions Enacted

Friday, July 18, 2014

Many clinics closed because of a new requirement that doctors at those clinics obtain admitting privileges at hospitals near the clinics. Many doctors couldn't comply.

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Patients With Low-Cost Insurance Struggle To Find Specialists

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A Houston internist who supported the Affordable Care Act now finds that many of her patients who bought less expensive coverage have trouble getting the specialized care they need.

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A Cut That Won't Heal Transforms One Woman's View Of Obamacare

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Tammy Boudreaux was uninsured in December, and not sure that she wanted any part of HealthCare.gov. Ultimately she persevered to sign up for a health plan. We checked back to find out why.

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Despite Law, Rape Victims Sometimes Pay For Medical Services

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Federal law seeks to keep sexual assault victims from paying for forensic exams, but in some states they may have to cover tests and treatment for pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections.

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Frustrated By The Affordable Care Act, One Family Opts Out

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Many new plans created under Obamacare have consumers and doctors scrambling to figure out which providers accept which plans, and what services are covered.

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Texas Issues Tough Rules For Insurance Navigators

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The insurance commissioner in Texas has toughened regulations covering the workers helping people sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Texas officials say the regulations are needed to protect consumer privacy. Supporters of the health law say they're an attempt to thwart Obamacare.

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Patients Can Pay A High Price For ER Convenience

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Free-standing emergency rooms, separate from hospitals, are popping up across the country. Many look like urgent-care centers, but the ERs charge much more. Many consumers don't realize the difference until they get the bill.

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Parents Grapple With Explaining Cancer To Children

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

When a parent finds out he or she has cancer, one of the most difficult conversations to have may be with the children. Two programs in Houston teach children and parents how to deal with the emotions that arise throughout the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

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