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Attack of the Fanatical Centrists

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 7:00pm
Of obsessions, vanity and delusions of superiority.
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If You Do Medicare Sign-Up Wrong, It Will Cost You

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 2:41pm
When signing up for the health coverage, timing and coordination are everything. Here are key points to remember, especially if you are working past age 65.
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The Medicare-for-All trap

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 8:51am
Most issues will strongly favor the Democrats in 2020. Taking away people’s health insurance is an exception.
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Michael Bloomberg Says Medicare for All Would ‘Bankrupt’ Country

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 6:46pm
Touring New Hampshire, Mr. Bloomberg said that it was fine to provide Medicare to uninsured Americans, but that giving it to everyone was financially untenable.
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Older Patients Are Not Returning as Often to Hospitals. Is That a Good Thing?

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 3:09pm
A new government program was supposed to prevent certain Medicare recipients from cycling in and out of hospitals. Now some experts worry it may be costing lives.
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Learning From Cuba’s ‘Medicare for All’

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 6:00am
Many Americans would welcome some traits of the island’s free, universal health care system.
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Fraud and Other Threats to Medicare

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 3:38pm
Weakening Obamacare would weaken the fight against Medicare fraud and, in the process, damage the quality of care.
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U.S. Says Florida Network Defrauded Medicare and Medicaid of Over $1 Billion

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 3:38pm
Federal prosecutors charged three people, saying a scheme at a network of nursing and assisted-living facilities operated over a period of 14 years.
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National Health Spending to Surpass $10,000 a Person in 2016

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 3:38pm
The Obama administration on Wednesday noted the milestone after years of slow growth and said health care would account for 20 percent of the economy by 2025.
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Court Rejects Trump’s Cuts in Payments for Prescription Drugs

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 7:42pm
A federal judge said the president had vastly exceeded his legal authority in reducing payments to hospitals for drugs given to Medicare beneficiaries.
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What Is and Isn’t Affected by the Government Shutdown

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 6:11pm
A guide to what’s running and what’s not while Congress and President Trump negotiate over government funding.
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Everyone Gets Sick. And We Deserve Better.

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 2:30pm
What my mother’s death taught me about the health care system American needs.
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How to Fix a Broken Health Care System

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 1:00pm
We asked readers for their ideas, which include Medicare for All, price transparency, limits on interventions for the terminally ill and emphasis on preventive care.
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‘Medicare for All’ Gains Favor With Democrats Looking Ahead to 2020

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 8:53am
Democrats dream of expanding Medicare, but struggle to define the role of the popular private plans that now cover more than one-third of the 60 million Medicare beneficiaries.
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Misconceptions About Health Costs When You’re Older

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 12/24/2018 - 5:00am
End-of-life spending may seem wasteful, but it turns out it’s hard to predict when someone will die.
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This Type of Illiteracy Could Hurt You

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 12/21/2018 - 12:19pm
More than half of older Americans lack the skills to gather and understand medical information. Providers must simplify, researchers say.
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Did This Health Care Policy Do Harm?

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 12/21/2018 - 11:00am
A well-intentioned program created by the Affordable Care Act may have led to patient deaths.
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Julián Castro and the Cordial Candidacy

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 7:43pm
I’m listening for something arresting, a vision and a vocabulary that will rally and inspire.
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Trump Officials Say Drug Prices Are Inflated. So Are Some of Their Claims on a Solution.

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 4:37pm
The administration has sometimes made misleading statements to garner support for its plan on what it has accurately identified as a problem for many Americans.
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Don’t Discount Older Voters. They Could Decide the White House.

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 3:00pm
Senior power is the sleeping giant of American politics.
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