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How Biden and Warren Split on Health Care, Immigration and the Economy

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 5:00am
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren will face off for the first time at Thursday’s debate. Here’s how they differ on key issues.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Pelosi Enlivens Battle to Lower Drug Prices

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:39am
Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s draft plan to allow the federal government to negotiate the price of hundreds of drugs will add new urgency to Washington’s effort to fight rising prescription costs.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Bernie Sanders Went to Canada, and a Dream of ‘Medicare for All’ Flourished

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 1:31pm
The Vermont senator has staked his presidential campaign, and much of his political legacy, on transforming health care in America. His mother’s illness, and a trip he made to study the Canadian system, help explain why.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Democrats Need to Get More Ruthless

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 09/08/2019 - 6:55pm
And to stop helping Trump’s re-election chances.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them.

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 2:30am
Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Our Food Is Killing Too Many of Us

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 6:00am
Improving American nutrition would make the biggest impact on our health care.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Your Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Spiked. Now What?

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 6:08pm
Long-ago miscalculations by insurers have led to policyholders’ facing steep premium increases. But there are ways to keep costs down.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Older People Need Rides. Why Aren’t They Using Uber and Lyft?

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 4:36pm
Seniors need transportation alternatives more than ever, but many are intimidated by ride-hailing apps.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Challenges of Home Dialysis

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:12pm
Dialysis at home takes discipline, skill, will and support.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Tech Meets Health Care, Sometimes Shakily

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 9:00am
Katie Thomas, who covers health care, has chronicled how the technology disruption in her field has raised questions that are still unanswered.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Democrats Are Having the Wrong Health Care Debate

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 6:00am
They should skip the argument over Medicare for All and find the best ways to tackle affordability.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Joe Biden Is Learning That Liberals Eat Their Own

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 3:00pm
It’s astonishing to see other Democratic candidates attack him for his role in their party’s historic successes.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Joe Biden Did Fine, and That Might Have Been Enough

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 11:55pm
The former vice president had a lot to prove. To those who had written him off after the first debate, he had this to say: “malarkey.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare for All? For More? Here’s How Medicare Works

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 3:51pm
As Democrats embrace the idea of expanding the federal health insurance program, we looked at what it covers and costs. It’s far from “free.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare for All? For More? Here’s How Medicare Works.

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 3:51pm
As Democrats embrace the idea of expanding the federal health insurance program, we looked at what it covers and costs. It’s far from “free.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Democratic Debate Turns Ferocious Over Health Care

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 11:37pm
The candidates sparred angrily over whether to wipe out private health insurance and institute a government-run health system.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Fix Our Health Care System. Don’t Try to Make It Perfect.

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 2:00pm
Our political leaders waste time in partisan battles that leave people uninsured.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

What I’ll Be Looking for Tonight

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 9:07am
Ten Democrats go back to the debate stage
Categories: Elder, Medicare

How a Medicare Buy-In or Public Option Could Threaten Obamacare

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 2:32pm
Some Democrats are proposing a government alternative to private insurance. But allowing people to choose such a plan may destabilize the A.C.A., some experts say.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Kamala Harris Sets Up Debate Showdown on Health Care With New Plan

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 6:00am
Ms. Harris is forging her own path on the health care issue, putting forth a “Medicare for all” plan that stops short of the complete overhaul Bernie Sanders has proposed.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

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