- Pierre hospital changing policy for mental health patients Updated: Feb-13-16 2:19 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Avera St. Mary's hospital in Pierre is changing how it treats patients with mental health issues after a patient who needed further care recently walked away.
- Official urging military members to buy renter's insurance Updated: Feb-11-16 1:20 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The state's insurance commissioner says members of the military stationed in Arkansas should consider buying renter's insurance because the Basic Allowance for Housing no longer covers it.
- Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencies Updated: Feb-10-16 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Recovering from a medical procedure is always a challenge, but getting hit with unexpected insurance fees can add financial hardship to the process.
- Alaska, Oregon lift suspension of insurance carrier Updated: Feb-08-16 7:35 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Insurance regulators in Alaska and Oregon announced Monday that a company that had been suspended from offering health insurance policies in the states over concerns with its financial condition will be allowed to resume that business.
- Hawaii bill would make doctors treat Medicare patients Updated: Jan-22-16 7:01 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are introducing a bill to require all doctors practicing in Hawaii to treat Medicare patients.
- Regulators slap Cigna with Medicare enrollment suspension Updated: Jan-22-16 2:59 pm
Federal regulators have stopped Cigna from enrolling new Medicare customers until the health insurer deals with problems that have triggered care denials or delays and higher costs for some people.
- Hawaii could be 1st to start long-term care elderly benefit Updated: Jan-21-16 7:17 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are introducing a bill that could make the state the first in the nation to offer long-term care benefits to seniors.
- Sanders health plan would be far more generous than Medicare Updated: Jan-21-16 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls his plan for a government-run health care system "Medicare for all." But it's not.
- Medicare patients among topics as Hawaii Legislature begins Updated: Jan-20-16 7:38 pm
HONOLULU - The latest on Hawaii's Legislature beginning its 2016 legislative session. All times local.
- Insurance customers begin new year with delays Updated: Jan-19-16 2:08 pm
Thousands of health insurance consumers around the country have started the new year dealing with missing ID cards, billing errors and other problems tied to an enrollment surge at the end of 2015.
- Insurance regulator eyes an end to 'surprise' medical bills Updated: Jan-19-16 1:11 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's insurance regulator is floating a proposal to protect people against expensive medical bills at out-of-network rates, including emergency care.
- The Latest: Updates from the Democratic presidential debate Updated: Jan-17-16 9:35 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Here are the latest developments from the Democratic presidential candidates' final debate before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses.
- State-run insurer Citizens plans some rate reductions Updated: Jan-15-16 10:20 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Almost all of the Orleans Parish homeowners who buy coverage from the state insurer of last resort could see their rates drop 6.3 percent if the Louisiana Insurance Department approves.
- Charlton man sentenced to serve 2 years in prison for arson Updated: Jan-14-16 7:29 am
CHARLTON, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts man who initially claimed he set fire to his apartment in a failed suicide attempt because of his first name is headed to prison on arson charges.