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  1. Bruce Hildebrand: You need to prove greater balance on opinion pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... to talk one-on-one or in small groups with staff about their personal needs - how to get their Social Security or Medicare check, for example - and to express their pros or cons about a Member's activities. Those people were denied their opportunity ...


  2. The US states that take the most from your paycheckRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    It can be a shock landing that exciting first adult job, only to find out how much of your paycheck actually goes to Uncle Sam. Thanks to a litany of salary deductions like federal and state income taxes and Medicare, you always end up going home with less than your advertised salary.


  3. Freedom Rider: The Corporate Media EnemyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OpEdNews

    ... nothing about job stealing trade deals or the dishonesty which gave us more private health insurance when we needed Medicare for All. When Hillary Clinton picked up on a Marco Rubio talking point and accused Donald Trump of being a Russian agent ...


  4. Why the Emerging Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Will FailRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

    ... the ACA would increase budget deficits, this repeal bill eliminated the ACA's coverage expansion while leaving its Medicare savings in place. As a result, the CBO estimated that this repeal bill would have reduced the deficit by $317.5 billion from ...


  5. Boehner Predicts Most of Obamacare Will RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... the working poor, subsidies for them will be there," Boehner said. "What will be different is that [the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services] will not dictate to every single state how the plan's going to run. And if the state wants to run an ...


  6. New Report Shows Just Who Has the Hardest Time Paying for an AbortionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lucky

    ... Hyde legalized the government's ability to withhold coverage of abortion from insurance providers like Medicaid, Medicare, Indian Health Services, the Peace Corps, the military-and any other federally funded insurance program. Abortion is the only ...


  7. As free-standing ERs and insurers fight, patients get stuck with the billRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... t are not affiliated with a hospital or health system and remain out of network for many health insurers, including Medicare. But not for want of trying, the facilities say.


  8. Too Many Stroke Victims Don't Get Clot-Buster DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WebMD

    ... aren't getting the medication quickly enough to help, a new study reveals. Blacks, Hispanics, women, seniors on Medicare and people in rural areas are less likely to be treated with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) after suffering a stroke , ...


  9. Trust the states - we'll deliver on healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... high levels of satisfaction than those who do not. With such strong outcomes, I have petitioned the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to allow Indiana to maintain HIP 2.0 and to use it as a vehicle to expand drug addiction and mental health ...


  10. Trump Disagrees With Appointees on the Safety NetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    President Donald Trump vowed on the campaign trail to "protect and save" social safety net programs, but many of his appointees have called for the opposite, The New York Times reports. "I am going to protect and save your Social Security and your Medicare," Trump said in November, only two days before the election, at a rally in Sioux City, Iowa.


  11. Healthcare Re-Reform: Value-Based Care Remains a Constant ThemeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The American Journal of Managed Care

    ... providers. For example, this shift is already evident in elective outpatient imaging. Sustained pressure on Medicare spending: Medicare makes up 15% of the federal budget today and is unlikely to see support for large spending increases from HHS ...


  12. Texas hospital patients may be in for surprise on billsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... treat their patients? To answer that question, we sifted through a trove of data on the federal government's Medicare website, and compiled a ranking based on patient surveys. See which local medical facility was scored the highest by Houstonians. ...


  13. First Take: One of those Goldman Sachs guys in the administration has a great ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... . government should also think about issuing more long-term bonds to match the timing of future Social Security and Medicare payments.


  14. Walker calls for more states' rights under TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Walker spoke about transferring more power to the states Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual meeting in suburban Washington. He says other than the military and "maybe preserving things like Social Security and Medicare , I think just about everything else is better done by the states."


  15. Outside the Box: Could your Fitbit data raise the cost of your health insurance?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... to pay for patients' health care. This development would have enormous consequences. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as many as half of all Americans have some sort of condition that could be used to exclude them from ...


  16. Can Addiction Start in the ER?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... in a group of ways. It studied those who had not had an opioid prescription for at least six months in 375,000 Medicare beneficiaries, most of them over the age of sixty five. The elderly take up much of the cost of health care, but are a ...


  17. VA denied stay on emergency care claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... open-heart surgery in the private sector in 2010. VA claim experts told Staab that because he was eligible for Medicare Part A, any additional out-of-pocket costs he incurred tied to non-VA emergency care were his responsibility. Under a 1999 law, ...


  18. 12 steps to make America's health care great againRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

    ... and income would no longer determine what health care you receive. Those over the age of 65 who are currently on Medicare would be put back into the pool of paying this tax based on their previous year's income. Fourth , the insurance needs to be ...


  19. Join us in the fight to defend your hard earned benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... and tears; it is not some so-called entitlement that the government should trifle with. The same is true of our Medicare benefits. I entered the work force in 1976, 11 years after the 1965 Medicare Amendment to the Social Security Act legislatively ...


  20. Dynamic Healthcare Systems to Present at the RISE Nashville Summit on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Dynamic has been working closely with our clients to process and submit encounters to both systems while ensuring risk scores and plan revenue are not adversely affected. Dynamic Healthcare Systems , a leading provider of enterprise-wide solutions to health plans participating in Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and Marketplace programs, will be attending the RISE Nashville Summit in Nashville, TN on March 6th - 8th.