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The Takeaway

Too Rich But Too Poor: Falling Into the Health Gap

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Too rich for Medicaid and too poor for marketplace subsidies: What happens when you fall into the healthcare gap? 

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The Takeaway

The ACA & Your Taxes: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Thousands may face penalties this tax season for not enrolling in health insurance. Many others will owe money or receive refunds. Like all things with taxes, it's complicated.

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The Takeaway

In San Antonio, A Lifeline for the Hispanic Uninsured

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

High rates of uninsurance plague Hispanic communities. Del Barrio Clinic in San Antonio, Texas is trying to turn the tide. 

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Slate Political Gabfest

The hdr22@clintonemail.com Edition

Friday, March 06, 2015

Emily Bazelon and David Plotz discuss the fallout from Netanyahu's speech before Congress, Hillary Clinton's use of private email to conduct public business, and the oral arguments in the Supreme Court's latest ObamaCare case.

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The Takeaway

What You Need to Know About the Latest Obamacare Case Before SCOTUS

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

If the court rules against the Obama Administration, millions of people using the federally run healthcare exchange could lose their subsidies and be unable to afford insurance.

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The Christie Tracker Podcast

Christie Pivots

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

In politics, pivoting on an issue can score points, but it also carries the risk of being labeled a flip-flop. Here are four points where Gov. Christie changed his stance this past week.

WNYC News

Christie's Budget Cuts $148M from Hospital Charity Care

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Obamacare is helping state with budget problems, but hospitals worry the cuts will leave people in need.

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WNYC News

Med School Students Chip in to Help Uninsured Left Behind by Obamacare

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Almost 1 million New York City residents are still uninsured. Rather than go to emergency rooms or city hospitals, some of them get free care from medical school students.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Growth in Complex and Opaque Healthcare Charges

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Affordable Care Act has led to large co-insurance fees, high deductibles and narrow provider networks. The new fees are causing some people to avoid seeing doctors all together.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Last-Minute ACA Questions for 2015 Coverage

Thursday, February 12, 2015

What you need to know about signing up for health insurance in NY and NJ before Open Enrollment closes for the year.

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WNYC News

Who is Still Signing up for ObamaCare in Newark?

Monday, February 09, 2015

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New Jersey Public Radio teamed up with New Jersey Citizen Action to host an Obamacare enrollment fair in Newark. Several who enrolled had gone years without any health coverage.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Corruption, Kitchen Disasters & Obamacare

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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New Jersey News

The Problem Obamacare Was Supposed to Fix

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Affordable Care Act provides for drug treatment. But finding a bed in rehab is still a problem. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Backroom Deals That Created the Affordable Care Act

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Steven Brill discusses how the Affordable Care Act was written and how it is changing—or not changing—the healthcare industry.

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WNYC News

Freelancers Union Outsources Insurance

Friday, December 19, 2014

Some 22,000 members must decide whether to use Freelancers' new partner, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, or shop around for a better Obamacare plan by Saturday's deadline.

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WNYC News

New York Christians Flock to Health Care Alternative

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

For health sharing ministries, any medical service deemed "unbiblical" is out.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The "I'm Pregnant, Don't Fire Me!" Edition

Friday, December 05, 2014

David Plotz, Emily Bazelon, and John Dickerson discuss a grand jury's refusal to indict an NYPD officer in the death of Eric Garner and the Rolling Stone story about an alleged UVA gang rape. They also debate whether Obamacare has hurt the Dems.

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WNYC News

Small Business Yawns for Obamacare

Monday, November 24, 2014

To insure 1 million New Yorkers by 2016, Albany is counting on small businesses to lift a heavy load. So far, only 10,000 New Yorkers have enrolled. 

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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

The Costs Behind Obamacare's Curtain

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Affordable Care Act has given rise to some surprising cost increases beyond premiums and deductibles.

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