As a general surgeon with more than three decades of experience in private clinical practice, I can safely say Obamacare is the culmination of the fundamental changes I've seen in the way doctors practice medicine.
A local businessman, Tom Finch, left, talks with state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, and Tiffany Hill, regional outreach coordinator for Get Covered Illinois Road 2 Coverage, next to the mobile tour van on Friday afternoon in Calumet City.
After a few days out of town, I spent a few hours reviewing recent news articles and editorials. I find it necessary to spend a few minutes to address the continuing assault on our county employees by some individuals for no other reason than to score political points as they face re-election.
CALUMET CITY | The Get Covered Illinois Road 2 Coverage statewide mobile tour will make a stop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at state Rep. Thaddeus Jones' office at 1910 Sibley Blvd., according to a news release.
PORTAGE | Neighbors' Educational Opportunities is sponsoring two sessions to assist people in the enrollment of health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
In response to Darcey B. Wade's "made me laugh" letter: Who provides their insurance?
LA PORTE | The Affordable Care Act gives many Hoosiers a new, affordable way to get health insurance coverage. As an example, a family of four could pay as little as $46 per month for health coverage. Once you apply at the Marketplace, you will find out the exact price of the plans available…
When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.
VALPARAISO | Saying he refuses to accept some people's pessimistic projection that nothing can get done in Washington until 2017, Sen. Dan Coats presented his Road Map for 2014 at several stops around the state Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | With the help of a carryover balance of almost $800,000 and a little less financial uncertainty in the city's health insurance, Valparaiso expects to spend about $3 million in economic development income taxes this year.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, is continuing her efforts to expand Medicaid eligibility in Indiana, even though Republican Gov. Mike Pence and the Republican-controlled Legislature take pride in resisting the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Offering perspective on today's issues
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday -- postponed from Monday due to snow and extreme cold -- for a 10-week session that's almost certain to garner national attention, put more than $1 billion in local government funding at risk and determine the future of Ind…
PORTAGE | It's taken two years of work, but Portage Mayor James Snyder believes his city is in a good place.
Portage is moving city employees to a different insurance plan instead of the city's own plan. It's a smart move that will reduce premiums for employees and the city alike.
Persons in need of health insurance can learn what’s available and how to register during free seminars at Franciscan St. Margaret Health’s Dyer and Hammond campuses this month.
2013 has come and gone, and IU Health and UnitedHealthcare have still not reached a new agreement for the new year.
PORTAGE | The city has been battling health insurance costs for years.
PORTAGE | While the contract between Utility Service Department employees and the city wasn't ready for a vote Wednesday, Utility Services Board members did make some moves toward the new labor agreement.
Just weeks into the Affordable Care Act open enrollment process, one thing is clear: Choosing a health care plan through the Indiana Health Insurance Marketplace is a big decision that will have a significant impact on the lives of all Hoosiers.
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