Insurance

Photo of the aftermath of a tornado at Clonmel Farm.
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John McDevitt
November 07, 2019 - 7:17 pm
One week after the EF2 tornado touched down in Delaware County, massive tree removal efforts, damage assessments and structural repairs continue, and hard-hit animal farms are finding insurance isn't covering everything and are looking to the public for help.
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This tree slammed into the back of a house on Diane Ave in Horsham. Officials say one person was hurt and taken to the hospital.
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Molly Daly
November 01, 2019 - 6:31 pm
Homeowners are taking stock and cleaning up after last Thursday night's storms, and many are trying to figure out what is and isn't covered by insurance. Read more here.
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Affordable Care Act paperwork.
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Paul Kurtz
November 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Affordable Care Act's six-week open enrollment period begins Friday. More than 8 million Americans are expected to sign up, and many are being reminded to take a close look at what's available. Read more here.
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Three people have been charged with defrauding dozens of Philadelphia homeowners of nearly $300,000, and some of the victims targeted were the city’s most vulnerable.
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Kristen Johanson
July 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three people have been charged with defrauding dozens of Philadelphia homeowners of nearly $300,000, and some of the victims targeted were the city’s most vulnerable. The trio were insurance adjusters with Ace Public Adjusters. District Attorney Larry Krasner said...
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Hadas Kuznits
June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sharon Pennock says she needs insulin to live. "My doctor and I had discussed the need to increase the prescription by one vial per month," she said. But when she went to fill her new prescription at her Broomall CVS, it was denied. She was told "that it exceeded the...
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Calling a doctor.
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June 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Journal of the American Medical Association often contains articles that look at the finances of medicine. Perhaps one of their most concerning reports...
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Same-sex marriage supporters hug outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019, after Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.
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May 17, 2019 - 7:18 am
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organizations...
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Health care costs.
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Kristen Johanson
May 09, 2019 - 6:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County doctor has admitted to ordering false medical tests and prescriptions and over-billing health care insurance companies for money and kickbacks. Dr. Domenick Braccia pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, after prosecutors...
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Medical marijuana.
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May 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you have a prescription for medical marijuana, does your insurance company have to pay for it? Last year, Canada's healthcare system began covering patients' access to cannabis-based medicines. Does your U.S.-based...
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Philadelphia police
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Kim Glovas
May 07, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man has admitted to setting his house on fire to collect insurance money. In a criminal complaint, Harleysville Police say Paul Resnick lit a candle inside his living room home on Huckleberry Lane on the morning of April 4. Resnick told police he...
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