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Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

Travel to Provincetown during the COVID-19 crisis became an issue this past week when Select Board member Lise King "posted a Facebook message on Thursday that she found painf...

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Obamacare Safety Net Protects Many Losing Insurance, But Not All

Obamacare Safety Net Protects Many Losing Insurance, But Not All

May 18
The loss of 31 million jobs due to coronvirus has an added downside: 27 million have lost job-based health insurance. The worst may still lie ahead.

Study Ties 'Obamacare' to Fewer Cancer Deaths in Some States

Study Ties 'Obamacare' to Fewer Cancer Deaths in Some States

By Marilynn Marchione | May 14
Cancer deaths have dropped more in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act than in states that did not, new research reveals.

Covid Tests are Free. Until They're Not

Covid Tests are Free. Until They're Not

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | May 2
Congress has taken action to make COVID-19 testing more affordable for consumers with health insurance, but that reality doesn't always play out.

Health Insurers Prosper As COVID-19 Deflates Demand For Elective Treatments

Health Insurers Prosper As COVID-19 Deflates Demand For Elective Treatments

By Julie Appleby, Steven Findlay | Apr 30
As doctors and consumers are forced to put most nonemergency procedures on hold, many health insurers foresee strong profits.