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1 hr ago | KAAL-TV Austin
Officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service announced Tuesday that Iowa's request was granted with "virtually all the initiatives the state has proposed."
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5 hrs ago | The News-Messenger
WASHINGTON -- Congressional negotiators, in a rare show of bipartisanship, reached a modest U.S. budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $65 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Defense Department, with votes expected in both houses by week's end.
5 hrs ago | WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Budget negotiators announced Tuesday a bipartisan budget deal to set spending levels for the federal government for two years and replace unpopular spending cuts with other savings.
8 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration is informing more than 10,000 current members of the Healthy Indiana Plan that their benefits will continue through the end of April 2014 to allow additional time for them to obtain new health coverage through the federal marketplace at www.healthcare.gov.
12 hrs ago | Daily Reporter
TV commercials and billboards are part of how local hospitals work to attract patients, but the facilities also are striving to bring back the patients who gave them a try.
16 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
A new NBER working paper by Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan Holmes and Jonathan Skinner looks at health care cost growth for different payers over the past decade to determine the causes of the recent slowdown in costs.
If you're confused about health care reform and Medicare, you're not alone. Medicare Part D open enrollment is underway and thousands of Americans are looking for answers.
A federal lawsuit brought in Vermont is bringing about a change in national Medicare practices that advocates say will improve coverage for people in long-term care.
There's no way to tell how many people who think they enrolled for health insurance through the U.S. Obamacare exchange actually have, after about 1 in 4 files sent to insurers had garbled and incomplete information.
"Without regular blood tranfusions, Norma Chaty would die within days. "My existence right now is certainly not living.
It's a system that's supposed to save seniors money in prescription drugs. But Medicare Part D is drawing mixed reactions from Medicare applicants and legislators alike.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says his premiums will double and his deductible will triple under the Affordable Care Act.
While i was resting up, two Democratic U.S. Senators are putting the pressure on Congress regarding Rep. Paul Ryan's budget as budget negotiations are underway.
While the Affordable Care Act continues to badly stumble out of the gate, it is instructive to look at the last major change to our health care system - the addition of a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program.
If the Virginia Republican Party wants to move past the far right candidates that shut them out of their state's top offices last November, they may not want to take advice from people who believe that most of the Twentieth Century is unconstitutional.
'Twas two weeks before Christmas, and all through the Senate and House, not a budget deal was stirring, so the country's citizens did grouse ... Yep.
Blood transfusions are among the most common medical procedures at U.S. hospitals, but when it comes to this lifesaving treatment, more is not always better.