More people reported being covered by insurance they purchased themselves or by Medicaid. The percentage who said they were covered by employer plans fell slightly.
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KUHFMany young people feel they can't afford health insurance. A professor in Houston is trying to educate students about subsidies that could help — and the penalties if they don't sign up now.
WLRNFlorida has resisted the Affordable Care Act from the get-go, so one of the state's large insurers and Spanish-language media have done most of the outreach to Latinos.
KQEDCertain sales strategies work well with American Latinos. California's insurance exchange didn't try any of them when advertising coverage with the Affordable Care Act.
Most of that harm could have been prevented, according to a report by the Department of Health and Human Services. The injuries also cost taxpayers nearly $3 billion a year in extra hospitalizations.
Controversial ads geared to younger people have drawn criticism. But enrollment figures for private health insurance on the Washington state exchange are up since the ads began running.
KHNOver 15,000 births have taken place at birthing centers, and the number is growing. But there are no coverage guarantees despite provisions that prohibit discrimination against health care providers.
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are working in Chicago and several other cities to sign up cabbies for health insurance as the March 31 open enrollment deadline nears.
Last July, when the FDA approved unrestricted sale of Plan B One-Step, it also granted the drug's maker three years of protection from generic competition. Now the agency has reconsidered.
Researchers say they can replace DNA in human eggs with genetic material from another woman to prevent devastating disorders in children. But big questions remain on safety and ethics.