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  • Medicare unveils timetable for changing how it pays doctors, hospitals

    The Obama administration outlined ambitious new goals Monday to transform the way the gargantuan Medicare program pays doctors and hospitals in the next four years, rewarding providers that achieve better outcomes for patients rather than just do more....
  • Bias against the disabled is as American as apple pie

    Bias against the disabled is as American as apple pie
    On the first day of the 114th Congress, Republican lawmakers quickly lighted the fuse for a major battle over entitlements using an unlikely piece of leverage: the Social Security Disability Insurance program, which is expected to run out of money in late...
  • When Terrorists Attack Online, Is Cyber-Insurance Enough?

    The November attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment drew around-the-clock media attention, but far from Hollywood's studio lights is a growing legal debate in the starchy insurance industry about whether most cyber-policies cover such a breach. The U.S....
  • Where's the Cheapest Place to Insure Your Car?

     
    Car-insurance rates depend on a litany of factors: driving record and claim history, gender, age, marital status and more. Then there's the elephant in the room ??? location, location, location. That alone can multiply your rates by nearly eightfold,...
  • Health insurers may face tougher rules on Obamacare doctor lists

    Health insurers may face tougher rules on Obamacare doctor lists
    In response to complaints about Obamacare doctor networks, a California lawmaker and three consumer groups are seeking legislation that would require health plans to improve provider directories. State Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) said Friday he...
  • Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds

    Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds
    Health care costs might be rising less sharply than they were a few years ago, but employers continue to make employees take on more of the burden, and that's likely to continue, a new survey shows. Plans with high deductibles are becoming the norm, and...
  • A risky cut to Medicaid

    Of all the major spending cuts Gov. Larry Hogan proposed in his budget, the easiest one for him politically may be the $160 million he's seeking to trim out of the Medicaid program. The reason is not just the cynical one, that Medicaid is a Democratic...
  • Panda Express coming to Suffolk's Harbour View

    Check out the latest lease transactions in Hampton Roads, as reported by Cushman & Wakefield-Thalhimer. - Panda Express has leased approximately 1 acre in Harbourview Marketcenter on College Drive in Suffolk to open a new Panda Express restaurant with...
  • When it comes to benefits, insurers are getting theirs

    When it comes to benefits, insurers are getting theirs
    My car insurance premium nearly quadrupled several months ago. A customer service representative said one of the reasons was GEICO had been underestimating the risk in Florida, and insurers across the state were raising rates for the same reason....
  • Thrifty habits put retirement in reach for child-care worker

    SEATTLE After devoting most of her working life to a rewarding but modestly paying career in child care, Darlene Bakes was understandably worried about her retirement. Bakes, 62, hit the financial peak of her career six years ago, when she became the...
  • Doctors, voting power and bears: Letters

    Doctors, voting power and bears: Letters
    Doctors leaving practice In response to Ingrid Bryant's letter to the editor on Thursday about her doctor giving up her practice: This is a problem the majority of patients with a great professional and personal relationship with their doctors will...