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 […]

AP poll: Obama health care overhaul top 2013 story

December 31, 2013 in Health, News

By DAVID CRARY The Associated Press [su_slider source=”media: 99993956,99993957,99993958,99993959,99993960,99993961,99993962,99993963,99993964,99993955″ link=”image” target=”blank” width=”720″ height=”600″ title=”no” autoplay=”5500″] NEW YORK (AP) — The glitch-plagued rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul was the […]

Must enroll by December 23 to begin health coverage under Obamacare on January 1

December 4, 2013 in Health, News, Statewide News

By Lonnie Ross Online Editor   The deadline for people to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, that starts on the first day of January 2014, […]