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  • Medicare's pleasant surprise [Editorial]

    Medicare's pleasant surprise  [Editorial]
    Between the crises in the Middle East and Ukraine and the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, it's difficult to get domestic news on the front page this week, let alone good news. But the improved finances of Medicare deserve the public's attention,...
  • Kaiser, Hopkins collaborate on patient care

    Kaiser, Hopkins collaborate on patient care
    Kaiser Permanente and John Hopkins Medicine said Tuesday that they plan to expand on an existing relationship between the health care organizations to improve quality of care for patients. The insurer, which operates its own medical centers, and the top...
  • Health insurance rates surged this year in California, official says

    The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the state's insurance commissioner said. But Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones predicted that insurers will ease...
  • CT Insurance Regulators Deny Rate Hikes

    The Connecticut Insurance Department on Tuesday struck down rate hikes proposed by several health insurers for 2015. The decisions affect individual and small-group health plans sold to customers on and off the public health exchange created by the...
  • Aetna's Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations

    Aetna on Tuesday beat analysts' expectations for second-quarter earnings as the insurer had growth in membership, revenues and net income. Net income for the quarter was $548.8 million, or $1.52 per share, compared with $536 million, or $1.49 per share....
  • Insurance report shows premiums increased, but ignores policy changes

    Insurance report shows premiums increased, but ignores policy changes
    State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones fired the first shot Tuesday in his campaign for more authority over health insurance premiums, releasing a report that showed a giant increase in premiums from 2013 to 2014 for those not covered by employer-...
  • Use simple steps to reduce health care costs in retirement

    Q: I saw the report that 65-year-old couples will need more than $200,000 for health care costs during retirement. Why is the amount so steep, and what can I do to lower these costs? A: Fidelity's annual retiree health care cost estimate found that...
  • The truth about Social Security and Medicare, straight from the trustees

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - If you worry about the future of Social Security and Medicare, this is the week to get answers to your questions. The most authoritative annual reports on the long-term health of both programs were issued on Monday, and while the...
  • WellPoint medical cost ratio drives second-quarter profit beat

    (Reuters) - U.S. health insurer WellPoint Inc on Wednesday reported a decline in second-quarter profit, but its closely watched medical costs as a percentage of premiums ratio improved and it beat Wall Street estimates. WellPoint, which runs Anthem and...
  • How 'identity proofing' saved NJ millions

    WASHINGTON Just days after Harold Wirths took office as New Jersey's labor and workforce development chief in 2010, authorities uncovered a fraud case involving millions in improper unemployment insurance payments that even had a link to organized crime....
  • Back to the future in restoring mind, body and spirit at Edgar Cayce Center's A.R.E.

    Back to the future in restoring mind, body and spirit at Edgar Cayce Center's A.R.E.
    A multi-million dollar renovation and the addition of a medical director have breathed new life into the Edgar Cayce A.R.E. Health Center & Spa, located in the Hospital of Enlightenment built by Edgar Cayce in 1928 on a slight rise overlooking the ocean...