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CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department withdrew a Medicare fraud lawsuit against HCR ManorCare, removing a cloud over one the largest U.S. nu..
Martha Lillard spends half of every day with her body encapsulated in a half-century old machine that forces her to breathe. Only her head sticks out ..
With health care, the stakes were much clearer. The tax bill has "been much more of a challenge," said TJ Helmstetter, spokesperson for advocacy group..
It's 2 p.m., a time of day when she was intoxicated for much of her life. Those were the days when she lost her job, was jailed for drunken driving an..
My dad was in excruciating pain over Labor Day weekend, so my mom rushed him to the emergency room of a renowned university hospital. Doctors determin..
The TAKE with Rick Klein As a nation slows down to give thanks this week, President Donald Trump thinks he should be getting more of it. The president..
CNBC's John Harwood: When I think of you, your career, what you've done, beginning when you were a student, a young aide in the White House, governor,..
Ready to quit your day job? There's a trend among some personal finance gurus called FI/RE -- financially independent/retiring early. It means being a..
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Higher monthly premiums for outpatient coverage await many Medicare beneficiaries next year, the government says. The additional expense will eat away..
Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage, an expense that will eat away at an increase in their ..
Two nurses lost their licenses after a television station persuaded courts to unseal a video secretly recorded by the family of a man who died in thei..
Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage, eating away at an increase in their Social Security ch..
Many Medicare recipients should be prepared to pay more for their doctor's visits and other outpatient care next year. For the 70 percent of Medicare ..
The trans community has experienced a number of political highs and lows in 2017. While politicians still attempt to pass discriminatory bathroom bill..
U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez fights tears as he speaks to reporters outside Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Courthouse after U.S. District Judge William Wall..
(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday proposed changes to Medicare drug plans including limits on opioid prescriptions and rules aimed at r..
Monthly health-care insurance premiums increased all over America this year, but nowhere as dramatically as in Charlottesville, an analysis shows. Res..
(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday proposed changes to Medicare drug plans including limits on opioid prescriptions and rules aimed at r..
(Reuters) - The corruption trial of New Jersey’s Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial on Thursday, after the jury said it was hope..
Many Americans have a blind spot when it comes to retirement planning: long-term care costs. Even though the majority of Americans will at some point ..
As congressional Republicans move forward with their tax legislation, there are growing concerns that the costs, which are projected to increase the d..
(Newser) – The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on a..
And the tax bill would lead to 1.8 million more people lacking health insurance in California than currently, another 1 million people becoming uninsu..
The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges ..
(Reuters) - The corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial on Thursday, after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlo..
WASHINGTON—President Trump has vilified the pharmaceutical industry and made bold promises to lower prescription drug prices. But when it comes to sta..
On July 21st, 2016 – at a time when nearly every political pundit and member of the mainstream media thought that Donald Trump didn't have even a chan..
THE LIGHTBULB Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chair Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) speaks during a hearing on hurricane recovery on Nov. 14. (AP P..
But their personal loyalty to Trump and his party faces a big test from the tax cut debate — and spending cut debate soon to follow. The House bill Re..
Six attributes of primary care delivery are associated with high value, according to a new study: decision support for evidence-based medicine, risk-s..
Among the many provisions included in the House GOP's proposed tax plan are several that could be potentially valuable tax breaks for small-business o..
Six attributes of primary care delivery are associated with high value, according to a new study: decision support for evidence-based medicine, risk-s..
On Wednesday, Democrats were fuming when Republicans in the Senate put out their own tax plan, which would repeal Obamacare's individual mandate. The ..
Senior citizens in the United States are, as a group, sicker than their counterparts in 10 other wealthy countries despite having near-universal healt..
The U.S. health-care system is unprepared to cope with the Alzheimer’s crisis — even if there were a treatment in the near future, according to a new ..
Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act in 39 states has surged at least 47 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the Centers f..
A key Senate Republican on Wednesday said he would not support the emerging GOP tax plan and another expressed major reservations about the bill, a th..
The same poll found that relatively few Americans consider a tax reform bill a priority — despite the strong ongoing push by President Donald Trump an..
If you visit your family doctor with low back pain (LBP), you may be surprised at the treatment options they suggest now. Recent changes to major inte..
Senate Democrats exploded on Wednesday over late-night changes that Republicans made to their tax cut bill, saying the new GOP plans would further pun..
Sign-ups for Affordable Care Act health plans are running more than 45 percent ahead of last year's pace, according to government data released Wednes..
In this Oct. 18, 2017 photo, the Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen in Washington. Government data released Wednesday show sign-ups f..
SynerMed, a company that manages physician practices serving hundreds of thousands of Medicaid and Medicare patients across California, is planning to..
The top two medications used to treat opioid addiction appear equally safe and effective, a new study finds. With the United States in the midst of an..
BOSTON (Reuters) - Astellas Pharma Inc has become the latest company to reveal it has become the subject of a U.S. probe into drugmakers’ financial su..