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Woes linger for state health insurance exchange enrollees

The woes haven’t ended for enrollees who had first-year sign-up troubles through the state’s health insurance exchange. Officials with Nevada Health Link said Wednesday that some consumers sent the wrong paperwork to qualify for an exemption from a federal tax for being uncovered in 2014.

Should people be paid to quit smoking?

Gerry Weitz, owner of a pest control company in Southern California, pays any of his employees who go smoke-free for six months $500. To ensure would-be quitters get the support they need, he also pays for them to participate in smoking-cessation support groups.