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Noriega Lays Out Health Plan – Minus Universal Coverage
In a tough race against Cornyn, Noriega tries to distinguish himself on health care
"...coverage, and employers would lose incentives to offer health insurance to their employees," the Noriega campaign said in a..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Uncovered
An AISD teacher fights against cancer … and the insurance company that refuses to treat it
"...she became engaged in a struggle with the AISD insurance company: Amil International. When Mire's physician submitted a request..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

From 'Abstinence-Only' to Plan Z
Reproductive health care for young Texas women is limited, costly ... or nonexistent
"...her three siblings. The family couldn't afford private health insurance, but the kids were covered by the Medicaid Children's..."

Oct. 11, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report
The Department of Homeland Security shills for Big Insurance; and Dubya uses Nixon's old hatchet man against Kerry
"...THE HOMELAND SECURITY INSURANCE SCAM..."

Sept. 17, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
The donkeys roll out low-cost insurance for Texans in need
"...Health insurance for the whole family for less than $20 per..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Obamacare After the Mandate
Making the most of ACA enrollment for 2019
"...This time last year, open enrollment season for health insurance was at the center of the national political conversation...."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Michael Agresta

Point Austin: From Resistance to Sabotage
Obstructing health care navigators is GOP politics, not patient protection
"...devote to preventing several million Texans from acquiring health insurance. In the state with the highest percentage of residents..."

Jan. 10, 2014 News Column by Michael King

From 'Abstinence-Only' to Plan Z
Reproductive health care for young Texas women is limited, costly ... or nonexistent
"...her three siblings. The family couldn't afford private health insurance, but the kids were covered by the Medicaid Children's..."

Oct. 4, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Common Law
My car was wrecked – now what?
"...and 2) Did the party that hit you have insurance?..."

Jan. 19, 2007 Column by Brooks Schuelke

Study Calls Medical Malpractice 'Crisis' Into Question
It was all a sham? You don't say!
"...was actually a sham? Or that the reason medi-mal insurance rates have continued to skyrocket – rising a whopping..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Lowdown
Wal-Mart cares about its employees -- especially the dead ones; giving the finger to corporations could cost you your privacy; and Tattered Cover stands up for its customers' rights.
"...'Dead Peasant' Insurance..."

May 24, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Point Austin: The Bottom Line on Health Care
Congress needs to act for universal health care
"...risks and expenses are shared, more commonly known as "insurance"), opponents of any changes to the current U.S. system..."

July 31, 2009 News Column by Michael King

The Common Law
Car rentals – Do I need the extra auto insurance?
"...Car Rentals – Do I Need the Extra Auto Insurance? Every time I rent a car, the guy at..."

April 14, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

Picking Up the CHIPs
Clarendon scandal opens a window on the joys of privatization
"...Legislature for families enrolled in the state's Children's Health Insurance Program – a jump from $15 a year to..."

July 16, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Insuring a Clash
"...Organizing efforts are underway on both sides of the insurance reform debate, an issue destined for serious battle in..."

Aug. 30, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

New Mold Regs Stink
"...after the original October deadline, the Texas Department of Insurance passed a final decision requiring insurance providers to offer..."

Dec. 7, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Capitol Chronicle
The Texas state budgeting process is called conservative, but might be better described as "penny wise, pound foolish."
"...unreasonable request. With corollary proposals for no increases in insurance costs (the last raise was immediately devoured by rate..."

Jan. 26, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Freeport's Motherlode
The Feds Undress Jim Bob
"...Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the federal agency which provides insurance and financing to American companies doing business overseas, has..."

Nov. 10, 1995 News Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Sims Benefit Bash
Austin Music Hall, Saturday, November 12, 2011
"...ass with usurious fees, penalties, and interest rates, the insurance companies were sucking you dry like big, fat leeches..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

Invoking Ken Lay
Health care reform opponents use odd ally to deflect criticism
"...to create a market where you can buy fire insurance ten minutes after the fire starts. Uh, excuse us?..."

April 7, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc Recommends: Dodgeball on Ice
Chaparral Ice (in Northcross Mall), Saturday, February 27, 2010
"...serious head trauma, you can rest assured that the insurance company of your employer's choosing will be right there..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Column by The Luv Doc

Point Austin: Let Them Eat Sprouts!
John Mackey weighs in on health care – and recommends lots of spinach
"...He wants to expand the use of high-deductible health insurance and "health savings accounts," deregulate insurance companies, enact more..."

Aug. 21, 2009 News Column by Michael King

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Our readers talk back.
"...Supports Flood Insurance..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Column

The Hightower Report
Corporate stadium names turn Mudville into Anywhere, USA; and Frank Keating dupes our brave soldiers for big bucks
"...strata, hiring on to hustle legislative favors for life insurance corporations...."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Firefighters Union Gets Burned
Members' insurance coverage in limbo after funds go missing
"...ongoing investigation into whether a union official misappropriated union insurance money for his personal use – and what, if..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Solving the Problem
AISD's health insurance problems are not new
"...replacement treatment because of the limitations of Amil International's insurance coverage. In 2001, Tovia "Toby" Solomon – a teacher..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

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Our readers talk back.
"...bigger problem than frivolous lawsuits on our hands. The insurance lobby's argument that high malpractice premiums are a result..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Column

Beware of Failing Rock
An Austin Couple Says Their Insurer Let Them Down
"...spare and shouldn't have to pay. Of course their insurance provider, Prudential, sees the situation differently. According to a..."

June 21, 1996 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Imprudent Choices?
"...accessed consumer complaint reports from the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI). And they would have found Prudential rated relatively..."

June 21, 1996 News Feature

Barbecue With a Side Order of Politics
County Line issues letter to employees cautioning about health care changes
"...their bosses accompanying a recent paycheck. Ostensibly about "Health Insurance – Starting in 2014," the memo informed them at..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

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