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Carrie Feibel

Carrie Feibel appears in the following:

Surprise Medical Bills: ER Is In Network, But Doctor Isn't

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

When Jennifer Hopper's husband was hit in the eye with a baseball, she rushed him to a hospital she knew was within their insurance plan. Then the ER doctor sent her an extra bill for more than $700.

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Despite Legal Reprieve On Abortion, Some Texas Clinics Remain Closed

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Texas clinics that provide abortion services were surprised by a ruling from the high court this week that allows them to reopen. But the bruising legal battle may have already changed the landscape.

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Clinics Caught Up In Appeal Process Of Texas Abortion Law

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A legal battle over a tough abortion law in Texas reached the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The court ruled some clinics that provide abortion may reopen — even though they don't comply with the law.

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Opponents Spar In Court Over Texas Clinics That Do Abortions

Friday, September 12, 2014

Three federal judges heard arguments Friday over whether a Texas law that would, in effect, shutter 11 health clinics that perform abortions puts an undue burden on women.

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Federal Judge Blocks Texas Restriction On Abortion Clinics

Friday, August 29, 2014

Requiring every center that performs abortions to meet all the standards of a surgical center is excessively restrictive, says the federal district court judge who blocked the state rule Friday.

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Prediction

Friday, August 29, 2014

Our panelists predict what'll be the next big viral fundraiser after the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Texas Law Could Lead To Closure Of Clinics That Offer Abortions

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A Texas law would require doctors' offices and clinics that perform abortions to comply with regulations that apply to ambulatory surgical centers. The change could lead to a loss of services.

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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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