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Feds award health overhaul grants to 10 states

WASHINGTON — Federal officials say another 10 states are getting a total of $230 million to set up new health insurance markets under President Barack Obama’s overhaul. Seven of them — Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, and ...

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Preventive care: It’s free, except when it’s not

CHICAGO — Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free. His insurance company told him it would be covered 100 percent, with no copayment from him and no charge against his deductible. The nation’s 1-year-old health law requires most insurance ...

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Insurer Highmark selling Medicare services

PITTSBURGH — Health insurer Highmark Inc. says it is selling a Medicare services subsidiary to a Florida firm. The Pittsburgh-based company announced on Thursday the sale of Diversified Service Options of Jacksonville, Fla. Details of the deal were not disclosed ...

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Business group files high court health care appeal

WASHINGTON — A small-business group opposed to the health care overhaul is asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entire law, not just the core requirement to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. The National Federation of Independent ...

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