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Stephanie O'Neill

Stephanie O'Neill appears in the following:

Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business

Thursday, July 30, 2015

On Medicare's 50th birthday, two brothers who helped get it off the ground tell their stories. A younger member of the Lee family is at the helm of Covered California, the state insurance exchange.

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Assisted Suicide Bill In California Hits Major Roadblock

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

California's assisted suicide legislation failed to move forward on Tuesday. The bill was pulled before the Assembly's Health Committee could vote on it.

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Knowing How Doctors Die Can Change End-Of-Life Discussions

Monday, July 06, 2015

Dr. Ken Murray wrote an essay a decade ago about how the gentler care doctors choose at the end of life stands apart. His work still shapes how some doctors talk to patients about death.

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LA Police Unit Intervenes To Get Mentally Ill Treatment, Not Jail Time

Saturday, July 04, 2015

When cops in Los Angeles encounter people who may be mentally ill, there's a specialized unit that can offer help on the spot.

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Terminally Ill California Mom Speaks Out Against Assisted Suicide

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Stephanie Packer's debilitating illnesses leave her in a lot of pain. But she is opposed to a California bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide.

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Obamacare Enrollees Emboldened To Leave Jobs, Start Businesses

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Some people who felt stuck in certain jobs, just because they needed the employment-based health insurance, say they are finding the Affordable Care Act liberating.

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In The City Of Love, There's No Love Lost For Tourists' Love Locks

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Lovebirds write their names on a padlock, attach it to something and toss the key. Sweet, right? Non, say opponents in Paris who want to ban a practice they say is damaging architecture and more.

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Confusion, Cost Lead Some Californians To Go Uninsured

Friday, April 25, 2014

The deadline to enroll in Obamacare plans has passed, and many people didn't buy health insurance. Many will have to pay a penalty. Their reasons for opting out vary.

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Health Insurance Ads Range From Weighty To Whimsical

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

States are taking very different marketing tacks to get residents to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. In their own ways, they're trying hard to make insurance appealing to uninsured young people.

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Why Calif. Doesn't Want Smokers To Pay More For Health Insurance

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The federal health law allows states to charge smokers up to 50 percent more for a health plan sold through the new exchanges. But a bill moving forward in the California Legislature would prevent that from happening.

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