health exchange http://wshu.org en 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 group praises NY Health exchange, some concerns http://wshu.org/post/health-group-praises-ny-health-exchange-some-concerns <p>A health policy group has given New York's Department of Health a mostly glowing review of its rollout of the new health insurance exchange program. &nbsp;But the group is worried the department hasn’t completely figured out the systems for paying doctors and hospitals.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:16:53 +0000 Charles Lane 11578 at http://wshu.org 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. opens first in the nation health insurance storefront http://wshu.org/post/conn-opens-first-nation-health-insurance-storefront <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">On Thursday Connecticut opened the first storefront in the nation to help people sign-up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The storefront is in New Britain.</span></p><p style="line-height: 150%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333"><o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:06:23 +0000 Ebong Udoma 8008 at http://wshu.org Conn. opens first in the nation health insurance storefront Survey shows Conn. health exchange applicants are satisfied http://wshu.org/post/survey-shows-conn-health-exchange-applicants-are-satisfied <p>More than 96 percent of people who voluntarily filled out a survey after signing up for Connecticut’s health care exchange said they were satisfied with the experience. Kevin Counihan is the CEO of <a href="http://www.ct.gov/hix/site/default.asp">Access Health CT</a>. He said Wednesday that 82 percent of respondents answered they were either extremely likely or very likely to recommend the Connecticut exchange to others.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:58:14 +0000 Craig LeMoult 7559 at http://wshu.org Survey shows Conn. health exchange applicants are satisfied