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WNYC News

Doing the Math for Obamacare, Year Two

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Three New Yorkers who signed up for coverage this past year will need to read the fine print if they want to maintain their coverage and contain costs.

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WNYC News

Obamacare Year Two: Can NY Sustain Coverage Gains?

Friday, November 14, 2014

About 1 million people got health plans in year one of the Affordable Care Act cutting in half the number of uninsured. The state estimates 350,000 more will get covered in 2015.

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WNYC News

Court Decisions on Health Care Law Could Ripple in NJ

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Garden State is among states that declined to create an exchange, forcing the federal government to do it, and exposing it to court actions against Obamacare.

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WNYC News

Health Exchange Shoppers Love NY's Newcomers, Nonprofits and Silver

Monday, June 23, 2014

These are some of the findings in the latest report about who's enrolled in the state exchange and how it's working.

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WNYC News

Losing My Physician: Are Narrow Networks the New Normal?

Thursday, May 01, 2014

For new healthcare enrollees, it's even harder to find a doctor in-network.

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WNYC News

NJ Obamacare Enrollment Lower Than Expected

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

About 55,000 New Jersey residents have signed up for coverage under the federal health insurance exchange, and about one in four of them are in the much-sought-after 18-to-34-year-old age category, according to newly released figures from the federal Health and Human Services Department.

Experts in the Garden State say the ...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Obamacare: Keeping Your Plan

Friday, November 15, 2013

WNYC reporter Fred Mogul and Elisabeth Benjamin, vice president of Health Initiatives at Community Service Society, discuss the president's announcement yesterday and what you need to know about keeping your insurance plan.

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WNYC News

Is a New Health Insurance Plan 4 Stars? NY Shoppers Can Judge

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Making a hotel reservation? Buying a smartphone? Deciding on a movie to watch?

One way to choose among the abundance of options is to look at the number of stars they get from reviewers.

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The Takeaway

Problems With Healthcare Exchanges Highlight Government's I.T. Obstacles

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Obama administration says it is bringing in the big guns to resolve the issues with HealthCare.gov: Silicon Valley. Clay Johnson, a Presidential Innovation Fellow who now heads a tech start-up called the Department of Better Technology, explains why the site's malfunction is a sign of larger problems the federal government faces when it comes to I.T.

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WNYC News

Some Progress in NY Health Exchange, But Slow Going in NJ

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The rollout of the health insurance exchanges is starting to gain momentum in New York, but progress continues to be slow in New Jersey.

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New Tech City

Tech Firms Rush to Build Health Exchanges Before Deadline

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Affordable Care Act has been contentious, confusing and abstract, but that might change on October 1 when states are required to launch websites where people can chose among different health plans.

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New Jersey News

Citing New Concerns About Costs, Christie Vetoes Health Benefit Exchange Bill -- Again

Friday, December 07, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed the Legislature’s health benefit exchange bill on Wednesday, saying he wants answers to questions about the potential cost to the state of the exchange -- a key component of the Affordable Care Act.

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New Jersey News

NJ Senators Advance Health Insurance Exchange

Monday, October 01, 2012

A New Jersey state Senate committee has again advanced a bill that would create a state-run health insurance exchange.

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WNYC News

Politicians, Stakeholders Debate Next Steps for NY Health Exchange

Monday, April 16, 2012

Active or Passive? That’s one of the main questions facing the architects of New York’s health insurance exchange.

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WNYC News

Insurance Companies Cautiously Optimistic about Health Exchange

Friday, April 13, 2012

With an executive order, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday he's creating an online marketplace for insurance, after months of wrangling with Senate Republicans. New York insurance plans are pleased the state is moving forward with a health insurance exchange, according to one trade group.

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