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  • House passes compromise package to change how Medicare pays doctors

    The House of Representatives easily passed bipartisan legislation Thursday to update the way Medicare pays physicians and extend federal funding for a popular children's health insurance program, putting pressure on the Senate to act before Congress...
  • District 41 candidates debate how to implement full-day kindergarten

    As Glen Ellyn School District 41 moves forward in its study of implementing full-day kindergarten, some of the seven candidates for the board said it was a mistake not to keep the expansion option on the table. Last month, the board held off on...
  • Two Hospitals Could Be Out Of Network Soon For UnitedHealthcare Customers

    Two Hospitals Could Be Out Of Network Soon For UnitedHealthcare Customers
    People who have UnitedHealthcare insurance could face more expensive, out-of-network rates at Hartford Hospital and the Hospital of Central Connecticut, or they will have to seek care elsewhere, if the health system and insurer don't resolve a contract...
  • Allstate to help underwrite classical at Ravinia

    Allstate to help underwrite classical at Ravinia
    For the first time in the Ravinia Festival’s 111-year history, it has a sponsor for its classical music events. Ravinia announced Thursday that the Allstate Insurance Company will be its lead classical sponsor beginning with the 2015 summer season....
  • House passes Medicare bill to help doctors, children

    WASHINGTON In a rare display of bipartisanship, the House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a Medicare overhaul bill that shields doctors from pay cuts and extends a children's health insurance program. The 392-37 vote represented...
  • Georgia House and Senate announce deal on autism bill

    An autism insurance bill considered dead earlier this week got a new lease on life Thursday when two key legislators from the House and Senate announced a compromise plan they hope will pass before the session ends next week. State Sen. Charlie Bethel,...
  • Arizona Legislature OKs abortion medication requirement

    Arizona lawmakers approved legislation Wednesday that requires abortion providers to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Mortgage referral fees and the public interest: 40 years of bungles

    Markets don't work well when one party to transactions has much more information than the other party, especially when the party with better information also controls the process. The two best illustrations of this rule are the markets for medical...
  • How did hospital bills get so complicated?

    How did hospital bills get so complicated?
    As recently as 1969, delivering a baby in Morristown, N.J., could cost parents as little as $235.65 — a flat, all-inclusive rate for a three-day hospital stay and doctors' fees. I know this because that was the price on the receipt from my birth...
  • Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage

    Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage
    House leaders and national medical groups are working to save a potentially historic deal to overhaul the way Medicare pays doctors and head off a dramatic cut in physicians' fees slated to take effect next week. The unusual bipartisan legislation was...
  • Suspicion surrounded Florida businessman who faked his death

    Jose Lantigua's family appeared to be living the American Dream. The Cuban immigrant claimed he had a heroic military career and earned numerous degrees before running a successful furniture business. He owned a Florida beachfront condo and a new home...