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Hiccups refer to involuntary spasms of the diaphragm – the main muscle involved in breathing – followed by rapid closure of the vocal cords. This produces a distinctive “hic” sound at the top of the windpipe.
Insurers, exchanges gird for next open enrollment

Insurers, exchanges gird for next open enrollment

Open Payments website plagued by delays, difficulties

Open Payments website plagued by delays, difficulties

HHS says marketplace customers can automatically renew their plans

HHS says marketplace customers can automatically renew their plans

Conservatives push for GOP alternative to health law

Conservatives push for GOP alternative to health law

Skip health coverage and the penalty may exceed expectations

Skip health coverage and the penalty may exceed expectations

Texas hospital officials criticize proposal to limit Obamacare navigators

Texas hospital officials criticize proposal to limit Obamacare navigators

First Edition: January 7, 2014

First Edition: January 7, 2014

For the health law, are the first days the hardest ones?

For the health law, are the first days the hardest ones?

First Edition: January 3, 2014

First Edition: January 3, 2014

Reviews mixed for 'fixed' health care website

Reviews mixed for 'fixed' health care website

The political challenge for health law supporters: proving the health law is a success, rather than an SNL skit

The political challenge for health law supporters: proving the health law is a success, rather than an SNL skit

First Edition: October 31, 2013

First Edition: October 31, 2013

Healthcare.gov's technical problems persist even as some hiccups are fixed

Healthcare.gov's technical problems persist even as some hiccups are fixed

State-run marketplaces rebounding from opening snags

State-run marketplaces rebounding from opening snags

States still wrestling with health exchange bugs, challenges

States still wrestling with health exchange bugs, challenges

Figuring out how to shop around on health exchanges

Figuring out how to shop around on health exchanges

HHS warns of early hiccups as it premieres insurance website

HHS warns of early hiccups as it premieres insurance website

Viewpoints: Health law premium rates reveal 'mostly good news' but renew critics arguments; 'Cruz-ing for a bruising;'

Viewpoints: Health law premium rates reveal 'mostly good news' but renew critics arguments; 'Cruz-ing for a bruising;'

Michigan gives final green light to Medicaid expansion

Michigan gives final green light to Medicaid expansion

White House takes aim at Latinos, young people with health law outreach efforts

White House takes aim at Latinos, young people with health law outreach efforts