Income inequality flap is much understated through deceptive data

...inequality has increased, and disturbingly so.The Census Bureau does not take account of taxes, capital gains, health insurance premiums, food stamps or other benefits. Piketty and Saez use income from individual tax returns, which excludes...

Side effects to make you sick

...only the government made it this simple for individuals to negotiate the tax code, or for companies to hire new workers. There probably wouldn't be so many people lining up for taxpayer-funded health insurance and food stamps.

Obama administration offers a second sign-up chance for uninsured people hit with fines

...people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance got a second chance to sign up, which started Sunday...a refund might be willing to spend some of it on health insurance.Mark Ciaramitaro, vice president of health care...

UnitedHealth hikes forecast, shares edge to new heights

...partially by growth outside health insurance.The nation's largest health...better profitability than the health insurance side, BMO Capital Markets analyst...Jennifer Lynch said.Still, the health insurance side was no drag on the quarter's...

South Carolinians split on religious freedom debate

...for U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham.Likely GOP voters who answered poll questions also weighed in on what services health insurance providers should offer.Most of them, 55.5 percent, said birth control should be provided. Half of respondents...

Ga. health legislation: Winners and losers

...state's poor. School bus drivers, school cafeteria workers and school systems ? After discussion of ending health insurance coverage for so-called "non-certificate" school workers, the money was finally appropriated in the state budget...

Health insurance giant's database hacked

...INDIANAPOLIS - Hackers broke into a health insurance database storing information...private individual and group health insurance, plans on the health care overhaul's...obtain stolen Social Security or health insurance account numbers have shown more...

Nearly 10 million enrolled in Affordable Care Act

Nearly 10 million people have gotten private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including almost...million had enrolled in the 37 states using the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, which includes Georgia, South Carolina...

Health care enrollment tops 10 million as deadline nears

At least 10 million people have enrolled in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including nearly...about 7.75 million had enrolled in the federal health insurance marketplace, which includes the 37 states such as...

Thousands sign up for Obamacare but more expected

...Plus @Belle Terrace to get health insurance for her disabled sister, Justina...higher, according to the federal Health Insurance Marketplace Web site, Healthcare...For people like Cail, who has health insurance, it was more about making sure...