Obamacare http://wshu.org en Small businesses want insurance law changed http://wshu.org/post/small-businesses-want-insurance-law-changed <p></p><p>A group of small businesses on Long Island is urging lawmakers to change a state law that forbids trade associations from joining together to buy group health plans. Business owners complain they are paying about 30% more for health insurance than larger businesses.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:51:28 +0000 Charles Lane 15680 at http://wshu.org Small businesses want insurance law changed Obamacare not yet accepted at Stony Brook http://wshu.org/post/obamacare-not-yet-accepted-stony-brook <p></p><p>Two New York hospitals say they still have not yet reached deals with insurance companies participating the state's new health insurance exchange. &nbsp;But one of them, Stony Brook University Hospital, says a deal is imminent. &nbsp;Much of the struggle is over low reimbursement rates.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:46:10 +0000 Charles Lane 12376 at http://wshu.org Obamacare not yet accepted at Stony Brook Health "death spiral" doesn't worry experts http://wshu.org/post/health-death-spiral-doesnt-worry-experts <p></p><p>New York's Department of Health released data on enrollment in its health insurance exchange this week. &nbsp;The data show 26% of young adults are enrolling in the exchange. &nbsp;This number is just above what experts call the "death spiral." &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:25:05 +0000 Charles Lane 11368 at http://wshu.org Health "death spiral" doesn't worry experts Conn.'s DeLauro, Himes, Murphy holding informational events about Obamacare http://wshu.org/post/conns-delauro-himes-murphy-holding-informational-events-about-obamacare <p>Members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation are hosting events to highlight the Affordable Care Act and encourage people to sign up for the state's healthcare exchange.</p><p></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:57:09 +0000 Craig LeMoult 8525 at http://wshu.org Healthcare exchanges in Conn., NY experience some first-day glitches http://wshu.org/post/healthcare-exchanges-conn-ny-experience-some-first-day-glitches <p>Health exchanges in Connecticut and New York got off the ground yesterday.</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 23:05:00 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 6063 at http://wshu.org