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“Get Signed Up Now!”
Doggett highlights enrollment deadline for Affordable Care Act
"...reminding Austinites that the deadline for enrolling in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) is Tuesday,..."

Jan. 30, 2017 News Post by Michael King

A Question of Fairness
Austin voters will have another chance to broaden city insurance coverage
"...forward-thinking city council initiative, enacted the previous September, offering insurance benefits to the unmarried partners of city employees or..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Paying Doctor
Federal Insurance Program Could Aid Texas' Youth
"...And private health insurance for dependents, if not offered through an employer, can..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Exposing the Insurers
Health insurance whistle-blower Wendell Potter at BookPeople
"...did, because I got see Wendell Potter, the health insurance industry whistle-blower speaking about the insurance cartel's dangerous –..."

Jan. 8, 2011 Arts Post by Wells Dunbar

The Common Law
Title Insurance – the basics
"...attorney, to address some commonly asked questions about title insurance. – Luke Ellis What is title insurance?..."

May 25, 2007 Column by Andrea Lowry

Naked City
Despite reforms, Texans still overcharged, groups allege
"...Although last session's sweeping insurance reform package was sold as a means to provide..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Read My Chips
George Bush claims he supported Children's Health Insurance in the 1999 legislative session. He did, but only at the lowest level.
"...off-script. He was referring to the federal/state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the fact that Maxey had prevailed..."

Sept. 1, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Sicko
Professional gadfly Michael Moore alights on the topic of the shortcomings of the American health-care system, and crafts his most widely accessible film to date.
"...misguided and governed by the for-profit motives of the insurance industry. Sicko argues that universal health coverage should be..."

June 29, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
Scoring unreliable and discriminatory, legislators reply
"...Outgoing Texas Department of Insurance Commissioner Jose Montemayor last week told Gov. Rick Perry..."

Feb. 11, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Thin Ice
Greg Kinnear plays a larcenous insurance agent who steps into a caper that spirals out of control.
"...February 2011 brought us the underappreciated comedy about Wisconsin insurance agents: Cedar Rapids. One year later, a Wisconsin insurance..."

March 2, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Not Enough HAAM to Go Around
Patronage sought after funds run out for free musician insurance
"...Health Alliance for Austin Musicians program, offering free health insurance to local musicians...."

Nov. 12, 2018 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Cedar Rapids
A wonderful cast turns Cedar Rapids into a semisweet charmer that fluxes between edgy comedy and palpable pathos.
"...Show fixture Helms is the painfully childlike, exasperatingly earnest life-insurance salesman Tim Lippe. He's so childlike, in fact, that..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Naked City
Insurance Policy
"...filed early bills addressing various aspects of the homeowners insurance crisis. But the headlines leapt last week when Sen...."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

News Roundup: All Sorts of Disasters
Pressley vs. Casar, Linklater vs. fire, and more
"...far from complete, a judge rules that Richard Linklater's insurance company does not have to pay for his burned..."

June 22, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Suffer the Little Children
The Lege cutbacks to CHIP and social services have little to do with fiscal conservatism
"...This week's déjô vu is the Children's Health Insurance Program, which has been in a downward spiral since..."

April 9, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Don't Lose Your Day Job
Texas unemployment insurance paints a dismal picture.
"...included $594 million to bolster Texas' currently insolvent unemployment insurance (UI) trust fund. Failing that infusion of federal money,..."

March 22, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Chronicle Sues OPIC
Weekly Seeks Records On Insurance Cancellation
"...which last October cancelled its $100 million political risk insurance policy on Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold's mining operation in..."

Sept. 6, 1996 News Feature by Audrey Duff

See You June 2?
Spitballing the odds and causes of a special session after the the House midnight meltdown
"...A week ago, Texas House Republicans killed unemployment insurance compliance legislation by the use of fine-tuned timing. At..."

June 1, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Playing Chicken in the House
Dems make offer to GOP to get things moving; GOP refuses
"...any bill other than Voter ID – such as insurance reform, tax relief for disabled veterans and more.”..."

May 23, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

When Privatized Equals Socialized
How putting more money into private health care is getting Romney and Clinton labeled as socialists.
"...is the antithesis of socialized medicine. It’s mandatory private insurance. The Massachusetts law, which comes into effect on Dec...."

Nov. 21, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Buying Political Insurance
"...reformers Campaigns for People released revised numbers showing the insurance industry donated at least $1.3 million to Texas statewide..."

March 7, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Thomas Crown Affair
"...Crown immediately raises the suspicions of the equally driven insurance investigator Catherine Banning (Russo, in a role originally played..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bulworth
"...Bulworth's targets are mostly safe and audience-friendly institutions: the insurance industry, health care, and the empty promises of the..."

May 22, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

News Roundup: Police Firings, Uber Conspirings
Police union accuses Acevedo of retaliation
"...Cruz is baffled as to whether he has health insurance; and more ......"

Jan. 25, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Amplify Austin 2015: Helping Hands Help
Manos de Cristo offers dental care to low-income patients
"...the opportunity to purchase health care, not everyone with insurance can afford to go to the dentist...."

March 3, 2015 News Post by Tashanna Turner

CHIPing in on the Special
Dems get four Republicans to join call to add health care to special session
"...signed a letter asking him to bring children's health insurance back for another swing...."

June 24, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Commuter
Liam Neeson still has a very particular set of skills
"...anything, it’s to never engage in hypotheticals. Yet down-on-his-luck insurance agent Michael MacCauley (Neeson) commits that error when a..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Obamacare: Deadline Looms for Immigration Status
Health insurance consumers must send in paperwork or risk losing their coverage
"...needed to show they were eligible to purchase an insurance plan in the federal marketplace. One requirement is proof..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Cafe Mundi Founder Jessica Nieri Celebrates Birthday with Benefit Bash
Food, drinks, live music, and a silent auction at Rain Lily Farm
"...of holistic and alternative cancer treatments not covered by insurance...."

April 25, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Steve Carell and Keira Knightley find love and companionship in the face of the apocalypse.
"...name for a character facing the apocalypse), a button-down insurance salesman whose wife (played by Carell’s real-life wife, Nancy)..."

June 22, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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