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  • House GOP revives Paul Ryan's austere budget, Medicare cuts

    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will revive Rep. Paul Ryan's lightning-rod proposals to slash the federal safety net, beef up military spending and reduce taxes for the wealthy in a budget unveiled Tuesday -- an election-year calling card that Democrats...
  • House calls, once a luxury, now make business sense for Riverside in Hampton Roads

    House calls, once a luxury, now make business sense for Riverside in Hampton Roads
    Dr. Teresa McConaughy opened the hatch of her SUV, pulled out a blue bag on rollers, and headed up the driveway in a York County subdivision. She knocked on the door and waited a while, concerned her arrival wouldn't be heard over the music playing...
  • Shifting Medicare Advantage Landscape Unsettles Patients

    Robert Buccieri of Norwalk needs a life-saving kidney transplant. He has end-stage renal disease, meaning his kidneys no longer function at the level needed for day-to-day life. To qualify for a transplant and make sure he was healthy enough for the...
  • What Medicare Advantage?

    There has been a lot of confusion over what Medicare Advantage plans are and the cuts proposed under Obamacare. Medicare Advantage plans were created about 10 years ago because some thought private insurers could provide Medicare coverage better and...
  • Kirk, Rauner question Illinois' Medicaid expansion

    Kirk, Rauner question Illinois' Medicaid expansion
    Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Sunday sharply criticized a feature of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, contending Illinois’ expansion of Medicaid coverage deceives people into believing they have health insurance. The...
  • Fla. study endorses proton therapy for prostate cancer

    Fla. study endorses proton therapy for prostate cancer
    A new study by the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute revealed that the vast majority of prostate cancer patients were living cancer-free five years after proton beam treatments. There has been intense debate over the past few years as to...
  • Sign-up surge marks final weeks of Md. health exchange enrollment

    Sign-up surge marks final weeks of Md. health exchange enrollment
    A surge of nearly 50,000 Marylanders obtained health coverage through the state's insurance exchange during the final two weeks of enrollment despite continued technical difficulties. The website, which allowed users to sign up for private plans and...
  • ConnectiCare Edges Out UnitedHealthcare For Top Spot In Medicare Advantage

    ConnectiCare Inc. narrowly edged out UnitedHealthcare this month to become the largest insurer of Medicare Advantage customers in Connecticut. "We've been chasing them," ConnectiCare President Michael Wise said. "We've been growing and closing in on them...
  • Missed budget deadline wouldn't mean shutdown

    Missed budget deadline wouldn't mean shutdown
    No one knows for sure, but the betting is that if Virginia misses its July 1 budget deadline, state prison doors will remain firmly locked, State Police cruisers will keep patrolling the roads and the checks that keep school systems functions will still...
  • Gov. McAuliffe touts Medicaid expansion as 'good business'

    Gov. McAuliffe touts Medicaid expansion as 'good business'
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe took his push for Medicaid expansion as an integral part of Virginia budget negotiations to business and health leaders in Hampton Roads on Tuesday. At a trio of locations — the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce in Norfolk,...
  • Mandatory pro bono: an idea past due [Commentary]

    Mandatory pro bono: an idea past due [Commentary]
    Studies document the extraordinary unmet legal needs of low and middle-income people. To appreciate this, visit Baltimore City's Rent Court, where hundreds of tenants, including families with children, face eviction and homelessness. Or watch a docket...