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Calling young adults: Has Obamacare improved your health?

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| A survey finds that adults under 26 report better health and lower costs since the federal health law let them say on their parents' insurance.

Ask Emily: How to fight an unexpected bill under Obamacare


This week, our health care columnist offers tips on how to fight out-of-network bills that you don’t believe you’re responsible for.

Affordable Care Act allows young musician to dream big


Nikki Lang says without the Affordable Care Act, it would have been hard to pursue a musical career, because her diabetes would have made it hard to get insurance.

Impatient post prompts insurer offer to help frustrated family


On Tuesday, Impatient shared the story of a woman caught in the health insurance labyrinth. On Wednesday, her insurer said it wants to help her.

North Hills VA under review due to scheduling 'confusion'


A spokesman says the national VA will take a closer look at the North Hills facility's scheduling practices, but stressed that a national audit found no evidence of wrongdoing.

4 tips for resolving health insurance problems


Stephanie Lee of Neighborhood Legal Services of L.A. County offers tips for what people should do if they are beyond frustrated with their health insurance.

Where to turn when things 'get funky' with your health insurer


"I’m writing to you because I’m extremely frustrated and I’m not sure where to turn for help," wrote one reader, whose sister got caught in an insurance labyrinth.

Advocates push LA County to insure more unauthorized immigrants


After a bill stalls at the state level, immigrant advocates pin their hopes on expanding an L.A. County program that provides healthcare to immigrants in the US illegally.