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  • Review your options again this Medicare Open Enrollment season

    Falling leaves and pumpkins are signs of autumn -- along with Medicare open enrollment. As your list of seasonal chores grows, you may be tempted to stick with your current Medicare Advantage or Part D prescription-drug plan. But that plan may no longer...
  • Physician burnout is on the rise

     Physician burnout is on the rise
    The state of our health care system depends, in part, on the state of our health care providers. But research over the last few years has shown that physician burnout is on the rise. Mark Linzer, director of the division of general internal medicine...
  • Covered California becomes a prime target in Proposition 45 debate

    Proposition 45 would extend the regulatory power that Proposition 103 gave the state Insurance Commissioner over property and casualty coverage to a new branch of the insurance market: the health policies sold to individuals and small groups. So it's no...
  • Trial begins in Omidi money order case

    Trial begins in Omidi money order case
    A federal criminal trial got underway Tuesday against a member of the Omidi family whose sons were behind the controversial and now-defunct 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign. On trial is Cindy Omidi, 65, who is accused of violating federal anti-money...
  • More simple moves to help you cut health care costs (Part 2 of 2 parts)

    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs these days. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • Allstate raising car, home insurance rates

    Allstate raising car, home insurance rates
    Allstate is raising car and home insurance rates in Illinois by an average of 3 percent and 8 percent, respectively, according to state filings. The Northbrook-based insurer is the state’s second-biggest property and casualty carrier for consumers...
  • Maria Sachs talks about race with Ellyn Bogdandoff

    Maria Sachs talks about race with Ellyn Bogdandoff
    State Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, is locked in a bruising battle for re-election with former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale. The two served together in the Senate from 2010 to 2012. But in 2012, a new redistricting plan locked them...
  • Re-elect Atwater as CFO: Editorial

    Re-elect Atwater as CFO: Editorial
    Jeff Atwater is a banker, a former lawmaker and a leader among peers. He's smart, personable and a manager who sweats the details. He's done a good job as Florida's chief financial officer and he deserves to be re-elected. The Republican CFO faces a...
  • Republicans eye Obamacare showdown in lame-duck session

    A group of Senate Republicans have their eyes on another Obamacare showdown in the lame-duck session. The 14 Republicans, led by Marco Rubio of Florida, wrote a letterurging Speaker John Boehner to"prohibit the Obama administration" from spending money...
  • The 5 rules on how to kill a consumer-friendly initiative

    The 5 rules on how to kill a consumer-friendly initiative
    California's initiative process can shine a bright light on how money and influence work their magic in American politics. Unlike in the legislature, there are no back rooms where favors can be traded; everything's got to be done in public —...
  • Ask An Expert Hotline 2014

    Ask An Expert Hotline 2014
    The annual Ask An Expert Hotline drew about 200 people seeking advice about investments, retirement planning and other money matters. The free event is sponsored each year by the Orlando Sentinel and the Central Florida chapter of the Financial Planning...