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  1. Atigeo and Deep Domain Partner to Help Hospitals Cut Costs, Deliver Faster Analytics-Based SolutionsRead the original story

    13 min ago | Business Wire

    ... seniors are being readmitted within 30 days. This disconnect in care alone is resulting in $17 billion each year in Medicare readmission costs. "Atigeo, as the leader in making qualitatively better analytics for healthcare, ranging from readmission ...

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  2. Hospital officials discuss healthcare with First Lady McAuliffeRead the original story

    18 min ago | The record Online

    ... Act (ACA) and federal cuts are having on a small, rural hospital with 70% of its in-patient business dependent on Medicare or one of the state's Medicaid programs. McAuliffe said Virginia needs to close the health care gap for 400,000 citizens ...

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  3. Whata s the future of your favorite federal program?Read the original story

    28 min ago | The Washington Post

    House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan presides over a markup session where House Republicans are are pressing ahead with a plan to try to balance the budget within 10 years, relying on big decreases in health care programs for the middle class and the poor, as well as tax hikes and Medicare cuts engineered by President Obama.

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  4. Payroll Software For Texas Small Businesses: EzPaycheck Is Simple and AffordableRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | PR Log

    Apr. 16, 2014 - DALLAS -- The strength of Texas's low tax burden comes from its lack of an income tax, making them one of seven such states in the U.S. However, TX employers still need to withhold federal income taxes, Medicare Tax, social security tax and other deductions from employees' paychecks.

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  5. Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley Announces Bill Coble as Executive DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | PR Log

    ... care and services Senior LIFE is known for." The PACE program, which is called LIFE in Pennsylvania is funded by Medicare and Medicaid and provides members with a wide variety of coordinated health and personal care services to address physical, ...

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  6. Ryan budget would hurt most vulnerableRead the original story

    43 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... more in taxes. 358,000 seniors would pay more for medicine by bringing back the prescription drug donut hole, and Medicare benefits would be cut. If you do not want to live in a country that deprives seniors, college students, children and domestic ...

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  7. Carl Hiaasen | First, do no harm - " to your bank accountRead the original story

    49 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    After being sued by the Wall Street Journal, the government finally released its Medicare reimbursement data last week.

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  8. Atigeo and Deep Domain Partner to Help Hospitals Cut Costs, Deliver Faster Analytics-Based SolutionsRead the original story

    50 min ago | Business Wire

    ... seniors are being readmitted within 30 days. This disconnect in care alone is resulting in $17 billion each year in Medicare readmission costs. "Atigeo, as the leader in making qualitatively better analytics for healthcare, ranging from readmission ...

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  9. Generic Drug Shortage Fueled by Government Actions, Critics SayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | News Max

    A proposed Food and Drug Administration rule on product labeling will exacerbate shortages of generic drugs already resulting from regulations on Medicare reimbursement rates and other factors, critics charge.

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  10. Is Medicare enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fortune

    If your dad isn't insured by a former employer, he should buy supplement insurance, or Medigap, which pays for some costs not covered by Medicare.

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  11. Researchers see hospitalization records as additional toolRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... and laboratories. Hospital data came from information reported by these institutions to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The researchers analyzed and compared the number of cases of salmonella, campylobacteriosis, and ...

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  12. Kansas Insurance Department explores how health care compact would affect traveling seniorsa coverageRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... which Kansas would join if Gov. Sam Brownback signs HB 2553 and Congress approves, says that concerns about Medicare are scare tactics. Supporters of the bill say it offers Kansas a potential way out of the Affordable Care Act's regulations. Sheryl ...

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  13. Ryan Budget Giving Republicans HeartburnRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    ... Republicans are backing away from the Ryan budget in a major way, with Donald Trump calling it a major attack on Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, according to the following Business Insider article. Of course, we Democrats have known for a ...

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  14. Health/WellnessRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Proctor Journal

    ... the big decision of when to take Social Security retirement shouldn't overlook the importance of signing up for Medicare at age 65. Find out the three crucial times for baby boomers to review their Medicare options and why it's a great idea to do ...

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  15. lydia_depillisRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... the next couple of days. He's been on dialysis three days a week since, and is still too weak to drive safely. Medicare covers Singh's medical bills. But because he's an independent operator who leases a taxi medallion from an individual owner, he ...

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  16. Steve French: Get Rid Of SC Income TaxRead the original story

    1 hr ago | FITSNews

    ... We have paid our local sales tax, gas tax, and property taxes. Our federal government has taken Social Security and Medicare taxes. For those of you that have any free time after working you have paid a fishing license tax, hunting license tax, ...

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  17. Amid Outcry, State Seeks Vendors to Administer Health PlanRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Atlanta area. The administrator would offer plan members the option of a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), a Medicare Advantage option for retirees and a statewide HMO option. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia would continue to offer the gold, ...

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  18. New medical data could allow comparison shoppingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... for the content of their videos and photos. Please report any content that violates the terms. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee in ...

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  19. Ask Factcheck: Are tax hikes due to Obamacare?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... the anonymous author meant to refer to the combined effect of the federal income tax and the Social Security and Medicare payroll taxes, and did not understand how these taxes work. No combination of payroll and federal income taxes would produce a ...

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  20. How Much of Your Taxes Help People in Need?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... chunks are devoted to social security (23.5%) and national defense (17%). They will also support unemployment, Medicare and Medicaid, and interest on the U.S. national debt. While the percentage that goes to foreign aid is tiny compared to those ...

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