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Brokers simplify, confuse health exchange shopping

 EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated PressThis month's glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and...

Chamber rolls out health insurance group plan

 Carolyn PoirotBusiness Press Health Correspondentcpoirot@bizpress.netThe Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce has rolled out a group purchasing program to make health care insurance more affordable...

Legal implications of the individual mandate

 Henry H. RobinsonThe Affordable Care Act’s individual shared responsibility requirement is referred to as the individual mandate. The U.S. Supreme Court has held that...

Vital Signs: Whooping cough is deadly serious

 Vital SignsCarolyn PoirotBusiness Press Health Correspondentcpoirot@bizpress.netI’ve never thought of whooping cough as just a little more serious form of the common cold. I can...

Fort Worth firm invests in Arlington health care company

Betty Dillard bdillard@bizpress.netNorthStar Anesthesia, a national anesthesia management company headquartered in Arlington, has secured a significant investment from TPG Growth, the middle market and growth...

Texas Health breaks ground on Willow Park center

Texas Health Resources broke ground Oct. 4 on a $20 million, 60,000-square-foot outpatient center in Willow Park, about 20 miles west of Fort Worth...

Texans bypass website glitches to get health care

RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI, Associated PressHOUSTON (AP) — Luis Veloz wasn't going to wait for the federal government to work out the kinks in its website...

Texas relying on feds for health care exchange

CHRIS TOMLINSON, Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas hospitals, clinics and charities are gearing up to help uninsured Texans enroll in health care exchanges...

Texas insurance agency weighs Obamacare navigators

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State insurance regulators are delving into Gov. Rick Perry's order that navigators who will help Texans purchase coverage under the...

Perry, Dewhurst appoint CPRIT members

 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst have appointed six members of the new board set to oversee Texas'...

North Texas man wins right to re-create Evel Knievel jump

 BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Texas motorcycle stuntman has won the right to try to re-create Evel Knievel's Snake River Canyon jump on the...

HHS secretary talks health care overhaul in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is visiting to describe how the federal health care overhaul is to work...

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2 COVID deaths reported Friday in Tarrant County

Tarrant County Public Health reported two COVID-19 deaths on Friday Setp. 25. The deceased include a man from Arlington in his 80s,...

After Ginsburg’s death, high stakes for Texas’ legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act

By Emma Platoff and Edgar Walters, The Texas Tribune Sept. 25, 2020 "After Ginsburg’s...

How it happened: From law professor to high court in 4 years

By ZEKE MILLER, COLLEEN LONG and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law...

Ebner dominates in Aranda debut as Baylor tops Kansas 47-14

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports WriterWACO, Texas (AP) — Trestan Ebner returned the second-half kickoff 100 yards before going 83 yards for...