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Zeldin supportive but noncommittal on the GOP health care bill

Rep. Lee Zeldin, an outspoken critic of the Affordable Care Act, which he has called a "disaster," discusses the American Health Care Act in a RiverheadLOCAL interview.

As Congress gets set to repeal Obamacare, locals wonder what comes next

As Congress takes the first step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act, local people relying on its coverage wondering what will happen to them.

In My OpinionFrom Obamacare to Trumpcare: What to expect if the controversial health care law is repealed and replaced as promised

An insurance agent who's dealt with the changing landscape of health care and health insurance for more than 20 years gives his insights on what will likely happen if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

Health insurance premiums see double-digit rise in 2017; Care Connect rate hike will be twice the state average increase

New York State mandated a more than 23 percent increase in Care Connect's small group rates — affecting 70,000 members — in part to cover a $13.5 million payment into a risk adjustment pool to offset costs incurred by other health insurance companies.

As a Health Republic subscriber after state directs ‘hold’ on payments, is my care covered or not?

“This is, quite honestly, a bowl of spaghetti that’s congealed and you just have to unwind it," State Senator Ken LaValle told me Friday.

State regulators put ‘hold’ on processing Health Republic claims, leaving patients and providers confused and worried

'An utter mess': The state Department of Financial Services on Nov. 6 put a hold on processing of Health Republic claims, but the insolvent health co-op and the DFS consumer support unit both insist that claims will be paid and subscribers remain 'fully covered' through Nov. 30.