Stories about health insurance


Consumers may keep skimpy plans under health insurance changes

By Amy Goldstein and Sandhya Somashekhar, The Washington Post on March 06, 2014, at 10:20 a.m.

The health law takes effect: A consumer’s guide

By Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News on Jan. 02, 2014, at 11:15 a.m.

Obama administration quietly extends health-care enrollment deadline by a day

By Amy Goldstein and Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post on Dec. 23, 2013, at 2:13 p.m.

Last-minute Obamacare exemption for those with canceled plans

By Roberta Rampton, Reuters on Dec. 20, 2013, at 9:47 a.m.

Some Obamacare shoppers can pay Jan. 10 for Jan. 1 coverage

By Reuters staff on Dec. 19, 2013, at 1:41 p.m.
President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in the Rose Garden of the White House on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.

‘Frustrated’ Obama vows to get malfunctioning health care website fixed

By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason, Reuters on Oct. 21, 2013, at 12:54 p.m.

Report: Health premiums vary widely under Obamacare

By Sandhya Somashekhar and Sarah Kliff, The Washington Post on Sept. 25, 2013, at 9:40 a.m.

In states not expanding Medicaid, poor could still get Obamacare help

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News on Aug. 12, 2013, at 9:42 a.m.

Obamacare months behind in testing data security

By Sharon Begley, Reuters on Aug. 07, 2013, at 9:42 a.m.

Tax break can help with health coverage, but there’s a catch

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News on July 11, 2013, at 9 a.m.

State releases details of new Anthem health insurance plan

By Lindsay Tice on June 19, 2013, at 9:16 a.m.

Confusion over benefits raising worries about Obamacare rollout

By Alex Nussbaum and Alex Wayne, Bloomberg News on June 18, 2013, at 9:54 a.m.

California reveals prices for health insurance, offering glimpse of Obamacare’s rollout

By Sandhya Somashekhar, The Washington Post on May 24, 2013, at 9:28 a.m.
Maria Brodsky and her two daughters Sarah, 9, left, and Rachel 10, right, in the kitchen of their Huntington Valley home. Maria has had issues with medical costs on both of the girls; Sarah needed an MRI two years ago to examine a tumor in her head, Rachel needed lab work for a knee injury. Prices for the procedures varied greatly between providers.

With high deductible health plans, it pays to shop around for care

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News on May 20, 2013, at 9:22 a.m.

Obamacare is on the horizon, but will enough people sign up?

By David Morgan, Reuters on May 06, 2013, at 8:33 a.m.

Worries mount about enrolling consumers in federally-run insurance exchanges

By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News on April 08, 2013, at 9:22 a.m.

White House announces health benefits insurers must offer

By David Morgan, Reuters on Feb. 20, 2013, at 4:05 p.m.

White House approves seven more states’ health exchanges

By Sarah Kliff, The Washington Post on Jan. 04, 2013, at 9:19 a.m.

Obama administration unveils long-awaited health law rules

By Julie Appleby, Jay Hancock and Mary Agnes Carey, KHN Staff Writers on Nov. 21, 2012, at 8:46 a.m.

In choosing a health plan, be wary of unexpected bills with a high-deductible policy

By Michelle Andrews, Special to The Washington Post on Nov. 13, 2012, at 9:47 a.m.