By Jay HancockA few actuaries may be among the first to know just how the health law will affect insurer bottom lines and how new marketplace customers will affect long-term coverage prices. 6:54AM ET
By Susan JaffeNursing home oversight may be moving toward more effective ways to detect poor care. 5:01AM ET
By Michelle AndrewsPeople can pick an exchange plan if their individual health insurance policies expire after open enrollment ends. Still, it may be smart to start shopping now.Read: More From "Insuring Your Health" 5:01AM ET
By Mary Agnes CareySome consumers will also get more time to keep plans that don’t meet all the law’s requirements. Mar 06
By April Dembosky, KQEDResearch shows that certain sales strategies resonate with American Latinos, but California’s insurance exchange didn’t try any of them initially. Mar 06
By Phil GalewitzWith less than four weeks to go before the deadline, ads and direct appeals take aim at young people, Latinos and others without insurance coverage. Mar 05
By Mary Agnes CareyRepublicans have refused in the past to fund the federal online marketplace so health officials are looking at other ways to get the money. Mar 05
By Anna GormanThe Board of Supervisors unanimously ordered an audit Tuesday of how the public health department oversees nursing homes.Earlier: Officials Told Inspectors To Cut Probes Short Mar 05
By Mary Agnes CareyThe law contains a number of provisions that are changing the rules of health care for consumers. Jan 03
Obama Urges Latinos To Sign Up For Insurance NowThe president warned of exchange logjams if too many wait until the last few days of March to enroll. MAR 6
Insurers Take The Lead To Reach Florida Latinos MAR 6
Survey: Employers Less Confident Of Future Health Benefits MAR 6
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But some signals point to a pattern that may be emerging that suggests more uninsured people have been looking for information about plan options or seeking to buy insurance through the online marketplaces in these final weeks of open enrollment. 11:42 AM
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