Health Care

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Mass. Extends Key Health Care Deadlines

Massachusetts is extending the deadlines for residents to select and pay for new health insurance plans offered through the state’s health connector.



Daily Talker: Virtual Doctor Visits

Seeing the doctor doesn’t have to mean actually going to their office. Boston-based American Well is now providing virtual visits for patients in Massachusetts. Doctors are available on the site via live video around the clock every day of the year. No appointment is needed, and doctors are able to prescribe common medications like antibiotics.


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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.


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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?


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Protesters Interrupt President Obama’s Health Care Rally

Two protesters chanting “stop the pipeline” interrupted President Obama’s speech on health care in Boston.


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Pro-Health Care Vandals Target NH GOP

The New Hampshire Republican Party headquarters has been vandalized by someone who apparently supports President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law.


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‘Group Visits’ Offering More Time With Doctors, Reducing Health Care Costs

It’s a faster way to make doctor appointments, patients can get an hour or more with their physician, and it’s cutting down on health care costs. The catch? You’ll have to see the doctor with a group of strangers.


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Q&A: Top Questions Answered About How The ACA Affects Massachusetts

Learn what changes will take place for Massachusetts residents with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


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Big Massachusetts Businesses: Key Health Reform Changes

Larger firms in Massachusetts will see some changes in the coming year as provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) place new requirements on employers.


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Small Massachusetts Businesses: Key Health Reform Changes

Many small businesses in Massachusetts will be eligible for subsidies and tax credits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to offset the costs of offering health insurance to employees.