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Health Insurance

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

What Is An Insurance Card?

Different insurance companies have different formats for their insurance cards, but all cards contain the same basic information.

02/25/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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Bill To Prevent Gay Conversion Passes House

Bill would help protect anyone under 18 from being forced to undergo “gay conversion therapy.”

02/14/2014

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Wash. Among Top 10 States For Insurance Enrollment

Washington is among the top 10 states for enrolling people in health insurance since the Affordable Care Act took effect in October, but has yet to meet its enrollment targets, according to new data released Wednesday by the federal government.

CBS Seattle–02/12/2014

Gov. Kitzhaber ordered an investigation into Oregon's botched website back in November. (Getty Images)

$200 Million Later, Still More Questions About Oregon Health Care Website

Lawmakers waiting for results of independent investigation.

01/22/2014

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Wash. One Of Top States In Health Care Enrollment

Washington state signed up more people for health insurance than all but a handful of states during the first few months of enrollment under the health care overhaul.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2014

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Washington One Of Top States In Health Care Enrollment

During the first few months of health insurance enrollment in the new system, Washington state signed more people up for insurance than all but a handful of states.

1090 The Fan–01/13/2014

File photo of a hospital emergency room. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: People Recently Enrolled In Medicaid Went To ER 40 Percent More Frequently Than Others

A new study has found that people enrolled recently in Medicaid went to the emergency room 40 percent more frequently than others, often seeking help for conditions that could be treated less expensively in a doctor’s office or an urgent care clinic.

01/02/2014

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