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  1. Robert Quinlan: It's 2015 open enrollment time for ACA health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... period only applies to people who are age 64 and under. For people who are age 65 and older, they must enroll in Medicare or be covered under their employer's health plan. Enrollment in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and health insurance for small ...

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  2. Obamacare Users Would Move to Low-Cost Plans Under U.S. ProposalRead the original story

    41 min ago | The Washington Post

    Obamacare customers who choose to re-enroll in insurance plans would automatically default to cheaper coverage during sign-up periods, protecting them from price increases, under rules proposed by the U.S. government. The rules, which wouldn't apply until the 2016 benefit year, were released today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which oversees the federal health insurance exchange.

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  3. Temecula Valley Hospital expands Emergency Department and Outpatient ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Lake Elsinore Valley News

    ... insurance plans including Blue Shield, Cigna, NAMM/PrimeCare, Heritage, UMVS/Tricare, United Healthcare/Pacificare, Medicare and Medi-Cal. Temecula Valley Hospital brings advanced technology, innovative programs, patient-centered and family ...

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  4. Opinion Editorial Cartoon - Nick Anderson - Intelligent Design - , January 25, 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Pearson Education's government textbook flirts with Tea Party rhetoric in regards to taxation and programs like Medicare. For example, the book includes a cartoon that shows a boss talking to a worker with the following caption: "Gibbs. I subtracted ...

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  5. Obamacare Architect Gruber Called by Congress to TestifyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    ... evening. The committee also sent a letter Thursday night to Marilyn Tavenner , administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), requesting she appear on Dec. 9 to explain erroneous statements she made before the committee about ...

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  6. Mark Levin's Distortions of ReaganRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Commentary Magazine

    ... pro-Keystone XL pipeline; who has pushed for personal accounts in Social Security and a premium support system for Medicare; and who wants to reform the tax code by lowering the top rates and broadening the base. Then there's the fact that I oppose ...

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  7. Florida is home to nearly 300K uninsured young adults, group reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... But adults must be both poor and either have minor children or be blind or disabled. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which administers the programs on the federal level, Florida's income limit for parents is ...

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  8. Health/WellnessRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Proctor Journal

    ... (severe) allergies, there are several things to keep in mind this Halloween season. Finding the right Medicare plan can be a little confusing - there are so many plans and coverage options to choose from. What do you and your favorite professional ...

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  9. How does the Obamacare enrollment gaffe affect Alabama numbers?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    On Thursday the Obama administration downsized the nation's marketplace insurance enrollment count from 7.1 million to 6.7 million. "A mistake was made in calculating the number of individuals with effectuated Marketplace enrollments," said Aaron Albright, a spokesman for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in an emailed statement.

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  10. Lung Cancer Screenings Help to Save Lives: Screenings Now Available...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... shown to reduce lung cancer mortality by at least 20%. Earlier this month, the federal government announced that Medicare will now cover annual lung cancer screenings for older Americans with extended histories of heavy smoking, projecting to cover ...

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  11. More than 3,000 Take to the Streets to Stop Massive Hospital Cuts, Closures and PrivatizationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    ... comprised of a network of more than 70 local chapters across Ontario. Our mandate is to uphold single-tier public Medicare under the principles of the Canada Health Act. We encourage democratic public debate about public policy decisions and ...

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  12. House Committee Calls Gruber to Testify at Obamacare HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Jonathan Gruber , an MIT economist under fire for comments he made about the Affordable Care Act, is being asked to testify next month before Congress in a probe of the health law. The House Oversight and Government Committee has requested that Mr. Gruber and Marilyn Tavenner , administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, appear Dec. 9 to testify about "transparency failures and outright deceptions" surrounding the Affordable Care Act, according to a press release issued Friday.

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  13. Official Suggests HealthCare.gov Flub To Blame For False Obamacare NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... on Obamacare exchanges. (RELATED: Obama Admin Propped Up Obamacare Enrollment Total With Dental Plans) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator Marilyn Tavenner was the first to release the false enrollment total during a September ...

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  14. I'm a billionaire and I want your schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... out their unions if they want to keep their jobs. No more middle class , now we are looking at Social Security and Medicare.

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  15. GOP hopes rest of us dona t pay attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... raising the minimum wage is a good start. He claims that Republicans have made "suggestions" over the years to fund Medicare and Social Security. Really? Well, privatizing them was one suggestion. So you really want a privately held, profit-driven ...

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  16. Who drank the Kool-Aid on Election Day?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    Here are just a few facts about America under President Obama: 65 straight months of economic growth; a record 56 months of private-sector job growth; unemployment falling from 10.1 percent to 5.9 percent; the budget deficit reduced by two-thirds; record stock market growth; spending up by 1.4 percent annually, the lowest since Eisenhower was president; the lowest income taxes in 50 years for 95 percent of Americans; decreased dependence on foreign oil; 7 million more Americans now with health insurance as compared to five years ago; a 13-year extension of Medicare, thanks to the Affordable Care Act; the slowest rate of increase in health care costs since 1960 with the passage of ACA; fewer Americans in harm's way in war zones; and zero attacks by al-Qaida on American soil.

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  17. Improving Health Care Is Billionaire Peterson's Next MissionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Foundation's focus on debt reduction is misguided and potentially harmful to the beneficiaries of programs such as Medicare and Social Security. One of those critics, Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, said he ...

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  18. RBMA publishes analysis of the final rule of the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee ScheduleRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Applied Radiology

    In less than a week after the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule , the Radiology Business Management Association has published a detailed analysis of its impact. The final rule was published in the Federal Register on November 13, 2014, and contains few cuts to radiology reimbursement.

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  19. ACR publishes resources for radiology departments to meet CT lung cancer screening demandRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Applied Radiology

    The approval by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to approve CT lung cancer screening for high-risk Medicare patients from ages 65 to 74 is expected to generate a surge in demand for radiology facilities to establish lung cancer screening programs. To date, the majority of programs established have been limited by lack of reimbursement by CMS, and by the fact that many facilities which have established the program are charging at-cost or subsidized fees.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... cannot use the marketplace include those who have an employer-sponsored health plan, including COBRA - or who have Medicare, Medicaid or TRICARE for military families. The great boon of the Affordable Care Act is that insurers cannot reject ...

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