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1 hr ago | The Wall Street Journal
The annual report from the Social Security and Medicare trustees predicted that Medicare will be solvent until 2030 , four years later than the trustees predicted last year.
5 hrs ago | Freshnews
Truven Health Analytics announced today that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on its five-year, $7 billion Research, Measurement, Assessment, Design and Analysis procurement program.
9 hrs ago | Forbes.com
As has been the case since the President rolled out the Affordable Care Act at the end of last year, there are conflicting reports as to whether it's working or not.
13 hrs ago | Roll Call
Senators on Wednesday mulled the impact of a restriction in Medicare payment policies that has riled both hospitals and patients.
By offering an abundance of competing choices in each region and using cutting edge, cost-saving tools like pharmacy networks and home delivery the program is a win-win for both seniors and taxpayers," said PCMA President and CEO .
Forty-nine years ago today, Medicare was signed into law. Along with Social Security and Medicaid, this trio of programs provide an important safety net for millions of Americans.
An influential report that urges sweeping changes in how the federal government subsidizes the training of doctors has brought out the sharp scalpels of those who would be most immediately affected.
There's a new breakthrough hepatitis C drug treatment that cures - yes, cures - almost everyone who takes it.
The Department of Health and Human Services failed to properly plan and oversee development of the federal health insurance marketplace despite tight deadlines, ever-changing requirements and the complex nature of the project, according to new congressional testimony released on Wednesday.
The Monroe hospital is among the nation's top 10 percent in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during hospital stays.
The cost of Medicare Part D, the federal prescription drug program, has been far lower than originally predicted, new data from the Congressional Budget Office show.
Maybe you're getting close to 65 yourself or simply want to understand how Medicare works, so that you can help a family member or friend.
Medical costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the United States are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The company's results, released Wednesday, matched analysts' expectations, and it reaffirmed its 2014 earnings estimate of between $7.25 and $7.75 per share.
It still beat Wall Street expectations and the nation's second-biggest health insurer raised its profit expectations for the year yet again.
Senator Dan Coats , senior Senate Republican on the Joint Economic Committee, today said that the latest Social Security and Medicare Trustees report shows that Washington continues to ignore our nation's long-term fiscal challenges.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 05:06 pm
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