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More Utah kids now covered by health insurance

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 10 2014 - 1:20pm

One in 10 children in Utah remain without health insurance, but coverage through public insurance programs has increased.

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Rocky Mountain high insurance prices rankle ski towns

Eric Whitney, Kaiser Health News
Feb 22 2014 - 8:55am

ASPEN, Colo. -- Colorado Insurance Commissioner Margeurite Salazar has been getting an earful about high health insurance premiums in pockets of the state since prices she approved were unveiled Oct. 1. She is under increasing pressure to do something about them now that part of Colorado has been identified as having the most expensive premiums in...

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Utah fire departments juggle hours due to health care mandate

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 20 2014 - 2:07pm

Fire departments across the Wasatch Front are making changes due to the Affordable Care Act, in some cases meaning fewer firefighter hours will be worked.Most small fire departments in Davis and Weber counties are manned by part-time firefighters. Even large ones, like Layton Fire Department, depend on part-time firefighters, even though they have...

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VIDEO: Cruel inconsistencies in coverage for autism care vexes Clinton family

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 22 2014 - 6:14am

CLINTON -- Jayden White knows how to program his family's lawn sprinklers to work more efficiently. The 8-year-old boy also is knowledgeable about the moon phases and is enthralled with astronomy. He also would rather read a book about anatomy or browse through a dictionary than a fantasy book. Give him a box of crayons and he'll find a way...

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Parents beware: Birth costs vary widely among Utah hospitals

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jan 17 2014 - 2:45pm

The cost of having a baby in an American hospital has tripled since 1996 and charges can vary by tens of thousands of dollars. Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco showed charges for a normal vaginal delivery in the most populated U.S. states can range from $3,296 to $37,277 and $8,312 to $70,908 for a cesarean section...

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Utah small businesses stroll Avenue H for health insurance

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 5 2013 - 6:25pm

KAYSVILLE -- Amid the confusion and issues affecting sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act, Utah is still going strong with Avenue H, its health insurance marketplace for small businesses. As one of the leading states in number of small businesses, according to Patty Conner, director for the Office of Consumer Health Services, the state...

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WSU discussion to focus on Affordable Care Act

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Nov 8 2013 - 3:16pm

OGDEN - The Weber State University Chapter of the American Medical Student Association is sponsoring an event to discuss the many aspects of the Affordable Care Act on Nov. 15 at the WSU Ogden campus.

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More Utah kids now covered by health insurance

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 10 2014 - 1:20pm

One in 10 children in Utah remain without health insurance, but coverage through public insurance programs has increased.

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VIDEO: Cruel inconsistencies in coverage for autism care vexes Clinton family

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 22 2014 - 6:14am

CLINTON -- Jayden White knows how to program his family's lawn sprinklers to work more efficiently. The 8-year-old boy also is knowledgeable about the moon phases and is enthralled with astronomy. He also would rather read a book about anatomy or browse through a dictionary than a fantasy book. Give him a box of crayons and he'll find a way...

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VIDEO: Cruel inconsistencies in coverage for autism care vexes Clinton family

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 22 2014 - 6:14am

CLINTON -- Jayden White knows how to program his family's lawn sprinklers to work more efficiently. The 8-year-old boy also is knowledgeable about the moon phases and is enthralled with astronomy. He also would rather read a book about anatomy or browse through a dictionary than a fantasy book. Give him a box of crayons and he'll find a way...

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