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  1. Ways to lower your taxes in retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    ... year because you retired or lost a spouse through death or divorce (among other reasons) but you still face higher Medicare premiums for Part B and prescription drug coverage based on that income, be aware you can fill out a form requesting a ...

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  2. The Best Dividend-Paying Healthcare StocksRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... Group. The company's health insurance plans cover tens of millions of Americans across commercial, individual, Medicare, and private Medicaid markets. The company's position as an industry Goliath means it is perfectly positioned to capitalize on an ...

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  3. Many Doctors Are Scared To Diagnose Alzheimer's And Fail To Disclose Condition To PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... if they were in later stages. Researchers from the Alzheimer's Association conducted the study by looking at Medicare records and surveys from Medicare recipients. They also surveyed family members and caregivers to ensure the patients' Alzheimer's ...

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  4. Harrop: Country better with ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... way to get there. But that puts a burden on a lot of ordinary folk, each trying to work out his or her situation. Medicare brings everyone 65 or older into the program by simply enrolling them. Hospital coverage is automatic. Those wanting coverage ...

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  5. Chicago's Successful Anti-Superbug Program Goes NationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Max

    ... programs to stem over-prescription of antibiotics. While the CDC has no regulatory authority, the government's Medicare and Medicaid health insurance programs require all participating hospitals to develop a stewardship strategy within three years. ...

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  6. Boehner's goal? Keeping '218 frogs in a wheelbarrow'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... of the Union." "I was happy that my Democratic colleagues and I were able to come to an agreement to strengthen Medicare, extend the children's health plan, extend the authorization for community health centers and make a bunch of other changes ...

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  7. Battling nightmare infections: U.S. CDC's plan to beat supberbugsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... programs to stem over-prescription of antibiotics. While the CDC has no regulatory authority, the government's Medicare and Medicaid health insurance programs require all participating hospitals to develop a stewardship strategy within three years. ...

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  8. Battling Nightmare Infections: CDC Plans to Beat SupberbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Max

    ... programs to stem over-prescription of antibiotics. While the CDC has no regulatory authority, the government's Medicare and Medicaid health insurance programs require all participating hospitals to develop a stewardship strategy within three years. ...

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  9. Higher Premiums are Good...:Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    The other House victory was a 392-37 vote to put doctor payments under Medicare on a more honest budget path. Congress has typically raised these payments for only a year or two, which let it hide future liabilities.

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  10. Battling nightmare infections: Us CDC's plan to beat supberbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... programs to stem over-prescription of antibiotics. While the CDC has no regulatory authority, the government's Medicare and Medicaid health insurance programs require all participating hospitals to develop a stewardship strategy within three years. ...

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  11. Medicare vouchers a bad deal for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... work. Most of their proposed cuts are not specific, but one is somewhat specific: They once again propose to turn Medicare into a voucher program, where an individual secures his own insurance and the federal government gives him a yearly subsidy to ...

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  12. Long-term-care insurers take one hit after anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... they had planned. For older Americans and their families, however, there are few options besides private insurance. Medicare doesn't cover nursing-home stays, except in certain circumstances. The Obama administration had planned to make a ...

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  13. House calls for frail elders bring savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    ... it." The old-fashioned house call is starting to make a comeback as part of an effort to improve care for some of Medicare's most frail and expensive patients. While it may sound like a luxury, bringing team-based primary care into the homes of ...

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  14. 4 Top Tax Breaks for RetireesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... at just 7.5% of adjusted gross income. Further, our healthcare needs tend to increase as we age, and even with Medicare coverage, out-of-pocket costs can still add up. But most importantly, because most retirees have far lower income than they did ...

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  15. Citizens' future clouded by doctors' complaints 35 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... some cases, long overdue. Thames said the hospital is losing too much money from payment claim audits conducted by Medicare, which results in costly payment denials. To try to help the public understand the dispute, the Advocate identified several ...

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  16. Obama says he's ready to sign Medicare doctor payment fixRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's ready to sign good bipartisan legislation to fix Medicare's doctor payment problem, without endorsing any specific legislation. Without a fix, doctors face a 21 percent cut in Medicare fees, the consequence of a 1990s budget law that Congress has repeatedly waived.

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  17. Medicare Supplement Insurance Association Offers Conference AudiosRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PR.com

    The American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance is offering a limited number of scholarships for recordings of the organization's 2015 national industry conference. The $200 scholarships are available only to insurance professionals involved in Medicare Supplement insurance and MedAdvantage protection and who have not attended a prior conference.

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  18. Marco Rubio explains his 21st century tax reform planRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Wave

    ... burden of raising the next generation of taxpayers, who will grow up to fund future seniors' Social Security and Medicare benefits. This hidden, double burden isn't offset anywhere else in the system. If tax reform doesn't account for it, these ...

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  19. Millennial View: Catherine Rampell a " When gray meets brownRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... poorly for public spending on today's youth. That's not just because government commitments to the old, such as Medicare and public pensions, threaten to crowd out funds for other programs. It's also because research suggests that older Americans ...

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  20. High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates upRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... they had planned. For older Americans and their families, however, there are few options besides private insurance. Medicare doesn't cover nursing home stays except in certain circumstances. The Obama Administration had planned to make a long-term ...

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