health insurance

State Study Measures Cost of Free Birth Control
Legislative leaders looking to fast track a bill that would guarantee women in Massachusetts access to free coverage for birth control received a cost analysis key to moving the measure forward that determined the benefit would add between 7 cents and 20 cents to monthly health insurance premiums.
Feds Say Wal-Mart Was Biased Against New Bedford Lesbians
A federal agency says Wal-Mart discriminated against a lesbian employee who sought health coverage for her ailing wife and has ordered ``a just resolution'' for violating her civil rights.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ordered the retail giant to work with Jacqueline Cote of New Be…
Family Welcome Center Holds Open House
An Open House Friday at the Family Welcome Center in the Paul Rodrigues Administration building on County Street.
Dozens of school department employees and their community partners attended.
The Center offers a variety of services to families entering the New Bedford school system...
City Officials Kick Off Health Insurance Education Program
The City of New Bedford is kicking off a new health insurance education program for kids and their parents, thanks to a grant from the National League of Cities.
The program was explained during a program Monday at Carney Acadamy.
Health Director Brenda Weis tells WBSM News, they started a dental prog…
Mass. Chips Away At Health Insurance Backlog
Massachusetts officials say they're continuing to sign up people for health insurance even as they concede they may not have a fully functioning insurance website by the end of June.
That's the deadline to move more than 200,000 people into insurance plans that comply with the federal healt…