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When Bernie Sanders Came to Visit

3 hours 54 min ago
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.

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.

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.

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

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:55am
It really could happen.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Can We Please Stop Fighting About ‘Medicare for All’?

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

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

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.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

When Offered Options, Democratic Voters Prefer a Moderate Path

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.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Doctors Win Again, in Cautionary Tale for Democrats

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 5:20pm
Surprise billing legislation suddenly stalls. Like “Medicare for all,” the proposal would have lowered the pay of some physicians.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Decade in Retirement: Wealthy Americans Moved Further Ahead

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 5:00am
Prospects for most Americans’ retirement security haven’t improved. For affluent households, however, the odds of a successful retirement have gotten much better.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Federal Watchdog Questions Billions of Dollars Paid to Private Medicare Plans

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 5:38pm
A new report from the inspector general’s office criticized insurers for overstating patients’ illnesses without adequate documentation to obtain more federal money.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

House Votes to Give the Government the Power to Negotiate Drug Prices

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 2:08pm
The high-profile measure would curb the price of prescription drugs and extend more benefits to Medicare beneficiaries.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

At the End of Life, Most Americans Are Dying at Home

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 5:00pm
In a historic reversal, fewer patients are dying in hospitals. But experts warn that many families are unprepared to care for seriously ill relatives at home.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Health Spending Grew Modestly, New Analysis Finds

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 4:41pm
For the first time in many years, the government reported that spending on health care last year grew more slowly than the economy overall.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Why the Less Disruptive Health Care Option Could Be Plenty Disruptive

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 5:00am
Democrats like the “optional” part of the so-called public option. But the very existence of new government insurance could shake up the system.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Why So Many Hospitals Are Suing Their Patients

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 6:00am
“My daughter has to eat,” one mother said. “And if it’s choosing between that or paying a doctor bill, I’m going to choose her.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

A Change in Medicare Has Therapists Alarmed

Fri, 11/29/2019 - 5:00am
Medicare revamped its reimbursement policy for physical, occupational and speech therapy in nursing homes. That has left some patients with less help.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Democrats Increasingly Vocal in Calling ‘Medicare for All’ a Political Liability

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 5:00am
Party leaders are describing the health care proposal that appeals to the party’s left as a risky bet that could neutralize one of the Democrats’ prime issues in 2020.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

‘Public Option’ Draws Voters Unsure About ‘Medicare for All’

Sun, 11/24/2019 - 2:02pm
Anxious about the cost of a single-payer health system, more voters now support the idea of a government-run plan that would compete with private insurance.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

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