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Affordable Care Act

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Fix For Mass. Health Exchange Website Will Cost More Than $120 Million

Massachusetts officials estimate their plan for replacing the state’s failed health exchange website will cost more than $120 million, but hope that most of the money will come from the federal government.

05/08/2014

Health Care Tax

Harvard Study: Mass. Health Reform Law Lowered Death Rates

Harvard researchers estimate that Massachusetts health reform law has prevented some 320 deaths per year or, one life saved for each 830 people gaining coverage.

05/06/2014

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Mass. Announces Strategy For Health Website Fix

Massachusetts has unveiled a plan to fix problems with its health insurance website that have dramatically slowed the state’s transition to the federal Affordable Care Act.

05/05/2014

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Mass. Health Connector Officials Say Application Backlog Is Cleared

Massachusetts health officials say they’ve eliminated an application backlog that stood at 72,000 two months ago.

03/27/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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