House Republicans release health care plan that would replace Obamacare

March 7, 2017 in Health

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, a package that would scale back the government’s role in […]

GOP growing hesitant on Obamacare repeal without replacement plan, could extend deadline

January 10, 2017 in Health, News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Growing numbers of Republicans showed discomfort Monday over obliterating President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul without having a replacement to show voters. Hoping to capitalize on the […]

Obamacare insurance premiums to increase by double digits, administration confirms

October 25, 2016 in Health

WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed […]

Report: Mississippi among states with an increase in the number of uninsured

February 10, 2016 in Health, News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has […]

3 insurers selling health plans on Mississippi exchange, but only 1 in coastal counties

November 17, 2014 in Health

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Three companies are now selling health insurance in Mississippi through a federal website created under the health overhaul that President Barack Obama signed into law. That’s […]

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

July 27, 2014 in Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don’t give much thought to each year’s renewal. But make the same assumption in one of […]

Mississippi figures show 61,494 have enrolled in Obamacare exchanges

May 2, 2014 in Health

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — New figures show 61,494 Mississippi residents have signed up for private health insurance using a federal government website, out of more than 117,000 who were eligible. […]

Group works on Mississippi health insurance enrollment

March 31, 2014 in Health, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — In an office building a couple blocks north of the state Capitol, employees at the nonprofit Mississippi Health Advocacy Program worked Monday to help state residents […]