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China’s Health Failures Distract Us From Our Own

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 2:30pm
America’s health system has long been a mess, and Trump is making it worse.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare’s Private Option Is Gaining Popularity, and Critics

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 5:00am
As more Americans sign up for Medicare Advantage, detractors worry that it’s helping private insurers more than patients.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

My $145,000 Surprise Medical Bill

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 5:00am
What my brief glimpse into the financial abyss taught me about the American health care system.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Health System We’d Have if Economists Ran Things

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 5:00am
A survey of nearly 200 Ph.D. health economists finds them taking a few politically unpopular positions.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Next Hurdle for Bernie Sanders: Nevada’s Top Union Dislikes ‘Medicare for All’

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 1:22pm
His Democratic rivals are trying to capitalize.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Florida Doctor Bilked $26 Million From Health Insurers, Officials Say

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 4:56pm
Dr. Moses deGraft-Johnson, who told investigators he wanted to one day become president of Ghana, sent nearly $2 million to people or entities there, court records show.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

In Trump’s Budget, Big Health Care Cuts but Few Details

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 7:46pm
The president’s proposal can be read as a second-term policy blueprint. On the future of the Affordable Care Act, it’s awfully vague.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Trump’s $4.8 Trillion Budget Would Cut Safety Net Programs and Boost Defense

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 12:30pm
The budget, while largely a messaging document, reflects the administration’s spending priorities’ stark contrast with Mr. Trump’s Democratic rivals.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Trump’s $4.8 Trillion Budget Would Cut Safety Net Programs and Boost Defense

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 12:30pm
The budget, while largely a messaging document, reflects the administration’s spending priorities, in stark contrast with Mr. Trump’s Democratic rivals.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Would Your Wages Rise Under ‘Medicare for All’?

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 02/03/2020 - 5:00am
Research suggests the answer is yes, but not in all cases, and with significant differences across jobs and labor markets.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Trump Tries to Walk Back Entitlement Comments as Democrats Pounce

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 6:30pm
A day after President Trump suggested he was open to cutting entitlement programs in a second term, he insisted he would protect Social Security.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Trump Opens Door to Cuts to Medicare and Other Entitlement Programs

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 11:04am
The president signaled a willingness to scale back Medicare, a shift from his 2016 platform of protecting welfare programs.
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When Bernie Sanders Came to Visit

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:12am
Senator Sanders’s visit to the editorial board, and their subsequent deliberation today on “The Choice” podcast.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare’s Part D Doughnut Hole Has Closed! Mostly. Sorta.

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 01/17/2020 - 2:37pm
The drug coverage gap was widely loathed, but the new scheme may still leave some older Americans holding the bag.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable.

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 01/17/2020 - 6:30am
In 2019, the industry’s performance was not quite as strong as the overall stock market’s. Some managers point to political uncertainty over health insurance and drug prices.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable.

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 01/17/2020 - 6:30am
In 2019, the industry’s performance was not quite as strong as the overall stock market’s. Some managers point to political uncertainty over health insurance and drug prices.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

President Bernie Sanders

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:55am
It really could happen.
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Can We Please Stop Fighting About ‘Medicare for All’?

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 01/08/2020 - 7:55pm
One policy proposal has defined this Democratic race. It’s time to move on.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

We’re Getting Old, but We’re Not Doing Anything About It

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 12/23/2019 - 3:00pm
Like climate change, the aging of America demands a serious rethinking of the way we live.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Democrats Love Free College, Until You Offer Them More Options

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 12/19/2019 - 10:11am
A new survey finds that Democrats haven’t fully embraced progressive policy proposals like free college and Medicare for all.
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