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Joe Biden Decides He Doesn’t Need to Stay Above the Fray After All

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:15am
In New Hampshire, the former vice president went after some of his rivals, with criticism that Bernie Sanders called “totally absurd.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

President Trump Withdraws Plan to Eliminate Drug Price Rebates

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 8:59am
The proposal would have lowered costs under Medicare for consumers needing expensive drugs, but would have raised Medicare premiums.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

So You Want to Overturn Obamacare. Here Are Some Things That Would Be Headaches.

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 5:00am
People would lose insurance, but workplace lactation rooms, menu calorie information and entire government programs would also be affected.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Even Researchers Don’t Know Which Doctors Medicare Advantage Covers

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 5:00am
A study found Google was more accurate than the program’s physician directories.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Is Medicare for All a Workable Plan?

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Readers offer differing opinions. One notes that “people seem perfectly happy to ditch private insurance and to jump into Medicare when they hit 65.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

How to Straighten Out the Medicare Maze

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 7:00pm
Expanding insurance coverage isn’t the only task ahead.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Some Democrats Talk About Cosmetic Surgery Insurance. It Doesn’t Exist.

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 9:03am
‘Medicare for all’ would essentially do away with private insurance, a fact that some politicians seem reluctant to emphasize.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Where Is Kamala Harris on Medicare for All vs. Private Insurance?

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 2:26pm
A candidate has a history of making conflicting comments about a divisive health care plan.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Democrats Confront Divisions Over Health Care in Debate

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 10:49am
The “show of hands” question underscores how an issue that united the party in 2018 has potential to fracture it in 2020.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

This Democratic Debate Issue Has Tremendous Promise — and Peril

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 6:00am
Arguments over health care will dominate the primary and probably the general election, too. Will that help or hurt the nominee?
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Bernie Sanders on Medicare for All

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 9:03pm
A proposal to offer a government-run health plan to all Americans is at the center of Mr. Sanders’s policy agenda.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

How the Democratic Candidates Responded to a Health Care Policy Survey

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 3:02am
When the 2020 Democrats were asked the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the field was revealed. Here are full responses from 19 candidates.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

‘Medicare for All’ vs. ‘Public Option’: The 2020 Field Is Split, Our Survey Shows

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 3:00am
We asked the Democratic presidential candidates how they would improve the health care system. Some want to eliminate private insurance, but many others said that was a step too far.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Drug Prices Are a Populist Campaign Issue. Here Are the Latest Proposals to Lower Costs.

Sun, 06/16/2019 - 2:32pm
After years of public outrage, some bipartisan solutions are emerging. But whether they will make it through a divided Washington is still unclear.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

On the Doorstep With a Plea: Will You Support Medicare for All?

Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:06am
The nation’s largest nurses’ union is pushing Medicare for all from door to door to door in swing House districts. But the campaign for a single-payer health system is slow going.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Sanders Presents Vision of Democratic Socialism in Speech

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 5:37pm
Senator Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent seeking the Democratic nomination for president, offered a strong defense of democratic socialism in an effort to fend off criticism about his electability.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Economy Is Strong. So Why Do So Many Americans Still Feel at Risk?

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 6:00am
The sunny job numbers and steady growth hide the fact that most people think the economy works only for people in power.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

‘Medicare for All’ Could Kill Two Million Jobs, and That’s O.K.

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 3:12pm
Reform has a cost. But the point of a health care system is to treat patients, not to buttress the economy.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Many Americans Will Need Long-Term Care. Most Won’t be Able to Afford It.

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 1:20pm
A decade from now, most middle-income seniors will not be able to pay the rising costs of independent or assisted living.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 1:02pm
A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

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