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If the Supreme Court Ends Obamacare, Here’s What It Would Mean

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 6:38pm
The Affordable Care Act touches the lives of most Americans, and its abolition could have a significant effect on many millions more people than those who get their health coverage through it.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Nursing Homes Oust Unwanted Patients With Claims of Psychosis

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 12:00pm
They are finding what families say are pretexts to send patients to hospitals for psychiatric care — and then refusing to let them return.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Many Hospitals Charge More Than Twice What Medicare Pays for the Same Care

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 12:01am
The gap between rates set for private insurers and employers vs. those by the federal government stirs the debate over a government-run health plan.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Trump Issues Expansive Order Aimed at Lowering Drug Prices

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 09/13/2020 - 8:33pm
The order expands on a presidential promise by trying to reduce the prices Medicare pays for prescription drugs, but experts said it was unclear whether the White House could carry out the directive.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Biden, Speaking to National Guard, Takes Aim at Republican Criticism on Crime

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 08/29/2020 - 5:30pm
The Democratic presidential nominee hit back at attacks delivered at the Republican National Convention.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Fine Line Between Choice and Confusion in Health Care

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 08/24/2020 - 5:00am
Part of the U.S. debate over health care is really a debate over the definition of freedom.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Ady Barkan on Progressives’ Future Under Biden

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 08/18/2020 - 12:03pm
After learning in 2016 that he had a terminal neurodegenerative disease, Mr. Barkan became a champion of “Medicare for all.” He spoke with The Times ahead of his speech on Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Ady Barkan on Progressives’ Future Under Biden

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 08/18/2020 - 12:03pm
After learning in 2016 that he had a terminal neurodegenerative disease, Mr. Barkan became a champion of “Medicare for all.” He spoke with The Times ahead of his speech on Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Ady Barkan on Progressives’ Future Under Biden

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 08/18/2020 - 12:03pm
After learning in 2016 that he had a terminal neurodegenerative disease, Mr. Barkan became a champion of ‘Medicare for all.’ He spoke with The Times ahead of his speech on Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Despite Everything, Bernie Sanders Still Believes

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 08/17/2020 - 5:00am
The senator from Vermont explains why the left still has a fighting chance.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Trump Sends In the Economic Quacks

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 08/10/2020 - 6:00pm
Now he’s prescribing hydroxychloroquine to fight recession.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Is Telemedicine Here to Stay?

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 08/03/2020 - 2:30am
The answer largely depends on whether Medicare and private health insurers will adequately cover virtual doctor visits once coronavirus outbreaks subside.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

A Covid-19 Lesson: Some Seriously Ill Patients Can Be Treated at Home

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 07/18/2020 - 5:00am
To ease pressure on hospitals, Northwell Health brought medical workers, oxygen tanks and intravenous equipment into patients’ homes. Now Florida is taking cues.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Watchdog Faults Medicare Agency’s Use of Contractors to Burnish Its Image

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 07/17/2020 - 5:54pm
An inspector general’s audit said the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service used communications contractors for work that should have been performed by public servants.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

A Conversation With Tammy Duckworth

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 07/16/2020 - 5:00am
The senator from Illinois joins the podcast to talk about Tucker Carlson, the vice presidency and parenting in a pandemic.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Health Care Takes Center Stage in Battle for Congress During Pandemic

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 07/12/2020 - 11:12am
As the Trump administration pushes forward on dismantling the Affordable Care Act, Democrats are pressing their advantage on an issue that is becoming a chief focus of campaign advertising.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Will We Be Hostages to Drug Makers’ Covid Vaccine Pricing?

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 5:00am
The United States is the only developed nation unable to balance cost, efficacy and social good in setting prices.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

It Paid Doctors Kickbacks. Now, Novartis Will Pay a $678 Million Settlement.

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:05pm
The pharmaceutical company spent more than $100 million on lavish meals, fishing junkets, golf outings, sporting events and speaker fees to influence doctors to prescribe its drugs, federal prosecutors said.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Why Do the Rich Have So Much Power?

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 5:00am
Americans may be equal, but some are more equal than others.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Why Do the Rich Have So Much Power?

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 5:00am
Americans may be equal, but some are more equal than others.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

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