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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered

On Thursday, Oct. 3, KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO presented an exclusive event dedicated to explaining the Affordable Care Act. You can listen to the entire event by clicking on the podcasts below.
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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: RomneyCare

The Affordable Care Act is often compared to RomneyCare in Massachusetts.

KNX 1070 HEALTHCARE UNCOVERED SEGMENTS
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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Pharmacists

Your local pharmacy could be playing a much larger role in your life under ObamaCare.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Smokers

In some states, smokers will face up to a 50 percent increase in their insurance premiums under ObamaCare .

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Undocumented Immigrants

The Affordable Care Act is not for everybody.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Medi-Cal

The new system will enroll more people in Medi-Cal, but that could cause huge challenges.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Quitters

Some experts believe the new health care system could prompt nearly one million people to quit their jobs.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Fines

If you’re thinking of ignoring the ObamaCare mandate, it’s going to cost you.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Choosing Plans

There are various ways to choose a health plan, including online, by phone, visiting a certified Covered California insurance agent or by talking with a “navigator” at a community based organization.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Retirees

People close to retirement age and those already there, could face some major changes under the new healthcare exchanges.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Avoiding Scams

Consumers were being warned of potential scammers ahead of the opening of healthcare exchanges nationwide.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Subsidies

If you need to buy health insurance, you might be able to get a government subsidy.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Premiums

Some people who already have insurance might want to look for something better on the new healthcare exchange.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Insured At Work

Jon Baird reports there are lots of questions about how ObamaCare affects people who get their insurance through their work.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Self-Employed

For those who are self-employed, watching your finances will be crucial under ObamaCare.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Latinos

Enrolling California’s immigrant population – largely Latino – is critical to the success of ObamaCare.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Doctors

Will your doctor treat you any differently in this new age of the Affordable Care Act?

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Small Businesses

Many small business owners aren’t sure what to do under the Affordable Care Act.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Preexisting Conditions

The Affordable Care Act means that insurance companies cannot turn down people with preexisting conditions.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Providers

Charles Feldman reports it’s critical for anybody buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act to look at more than just the price of a particular policy.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Young People

With open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act, many healthy and active young people have a big decision to make.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Emergency Rooms

The Affordable Care Act is supposed to reduce the number of people going to emergency rooms, but hospital administrators say they doubt that.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Exchanges

As of Jan. 1, health insurance is mandatory for most Americans.

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KNX 1070 Breaks Down ‘Obamacare’ In ‘Healthcare Uncovered’ Special

Got questions on the Affordable Care Act? KNX 1070 has answers.

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out what the Affordable Care Act means for you and other Californians.

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Healthcare Uncovered: Names & Numbers

Here’s a convenient list of contact info for agencies discussed in ‘Healthcare Uncovered’.