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Medicare barely covers the in-home care Eileen Hadidian, who was diagnosed with bone cancer 2002, needs in order to remain in a comfortable environment. Now, she's facing bankruptcy.

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A journalist details his long and frustrating battle to get affordable health insurance, which has turned on the definition of the word "creditable."

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As health reform gets underway, will employers still provide health insurance for workers or leave them to fend for themselves in the new insurance exchanges? We sort out the issues and offer resources for your work.

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Although the number of Californians without health insurance fell in 2011, the good news is overshadowed by fewer people getting insurance through their jobs.

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Barack Obama's reelection means that health reform will remain a critical part of the health care beat. A veteran health journalist offers some tips for your coverage going forward.

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Now that we've all voted – right? – our attention is turning to how health reform and Medicare changes might be affected by the results of today's election.

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Get fresh insights and new story ideas from our one-hour webinar on covering health reform post-election.

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Missed last night's Presidential debate? Here's a round-up of analysis of what the candidates said about health - and what they didn't say.

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The federal Affordable Care Act will likely help many immigrants, but questions and hurdles remain. And minority populations start from a big deficit on health insurance.

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With the Supreme Court poised to issue its ruling on “Obamacare” any day now, many of us find ourselves wondering whether our nation’s highest court will ...make it MORE difficult for this country to achieve what virtually every other industrialized nation already guarantees as a fundamental human r

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“Racism in medicine is a national emergency.” That’s how journalist Nicholas St. Fleur characterized the crisis facing American health care this spring, as his team at STAT embarked on “Color Code,” an eight-episode series exploring medical mistrust in communities of color across the country. In this webinar, we’ll take inspiration from their work to discuss strategies and examples for telling stories about inequities, disparities and racism in health care systems. Sign-up here!

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