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Health insurance no longer affordable

Margaret Leatherwood has eight choices for health insurance next year but no good options. The cheapest individual coverage available in her market would eat up nearly a quarter of the income her husband brings home...

What GOP health plan could do

Health insurance shoppers may wind up with more options to choose from but less help buying a policy under a new Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act. A plan unveiled Monday in the...

Confederate flag bans drive up sales

Even as national retailers pull Confederate flags from shelves and websites after the shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina, manufacturers that produce the divisive symbol say that sales are now...

Employers keep close tabs on insurance costs

Despite years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul, employers consider employee health insurance a priority. But new surveys suggest coverage may grow skimpier in the coming years. A poll from...

Key deadline for Obamacare is approaching

Uninsured Americans face an important deadline at the end of this month, and many don't realize it. March 31 is the last day to sign up for health insurance coverage and avoid a penalty for...