Stories tagged: "health coverage"


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The Deadline Is Approaching: How to Get Heath Care Coverage If You Lost Yours in March

Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that nearly 27 million workers and family members had lost job-based health coverage as of the start of this month.

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Nearly 13 Million Americans Have Lost Employer-Provided Health Insurance. Now What?

A new poll found that an overwhelming majority (72%) of Americans say that it’s either the “most important or a very important thing” that the next coronavirus relief package includes major new steps on health care.

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35 Million Americans Could Lose Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance, Report Finds

Experts and patient advocates say the coronavirus crisis reveals the urgent need to move away from an employer-based insurance system.

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Here’s How to Apply for Health Insurance If You Lost Your Job Because of Coronavirus

Under the ACA, people who experience “qualifying life events,” such as losing their jobs, can enroll in a health insurance plan on the individual markets.

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Trump Says No To Healthcare As Millions Lose Jobs

The decision not to reopen the federal health insurance marketplace came down the same day the president announced a forecast of up to 240,000 deaths due to coronavirus.