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  • Medicare pay data shock and anger many doctors listed as high earners

    Medicare pay data shock and anger many doctors listed as high earners
    Newport Beach oncologist Minh Nguyen woke up Wednesday wearing a dubious distinction: Medicare's highest-paid doctor in California and one of the top physicians nationwide. Some of his patients and fellow physicians immediately called him wanting an...
  • Senate OKs Increased Authority For APRNs

    In a move that would change some aspects of medicine, the state Senate voted late Wednesday night to let nurse practitioners work independently without collaborating with doctors. The advanced practice registered nurses — known in the trade as...
  • Late Lawyer Defended Amid Probe Into Missing Funds

    William Gallagher was known as the go-to lawyer for Supreme Court appeals, one of the only attorneys in state history to head two prestigious legal associations. Since his death on Christmas day, following a long battle with cancer, Gallagher's...
  • Susan Tompor: The more you make, the more new taxes you have to pay

    Some well-to-do taxpayers won't be thrilled when they're hit with extra tax increase which can add several hundred or several thousand dollars to the bill. We're talking about higher tax rates for upper-income taxpayers, as well as a higher capital gains...
  • Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people

    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show. As...
  • Insurers Squeezed By Federal Cuts To Medicare Advantage

    The health care industry is roiling over a protracted shift in Medicare policy that means insurers are paid less per person to manage federally funded Medicare Advantage health plans for millions of Americans. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and...
  • Medicare reform redux: How Ryan's new plan squeezes seniors

    (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) CHICAGO (Reuters) - Imagine a Medicare reform plan that boosts your premiums 50 percent. If you like your doctor, you won't be able to keep her. The wealthy will subsidize...
  • Medicare is big business in Hampton Roads

    Medicare is big business in Hampton Roads
    A bit more than half a penny out of every dollar Medicare pays to care for the nation's elderly flows to Hampton Roads doctors and other care-givers, but the first look in 35 years at what Washington pays individual providers shows the flow of money...
  • Virginia General Assembly: No blinking seen in GOP caucus

    The unity of the House of Delegates' 68 Republicans, who represent all the various wings and factions of the party, is like nothing seen in Richmond in years, longtime political observers say. There's been no sign of any cracks in the facade that...
  • Maryland gears up for end of health care enrollment

    Maryland gears up for end of health care enrollment
    Monday marks the end of a six-month enrollment push for Maryland's troubled health exchange, and despite a surge in the past week, it is unclear whether the state can overcome technical problems that have persisted since the Oct. 1 debut and meet its...
  • Obamacare and its effect on women's health

    Obamacare and its effect on women's health
    Meg Finnegan thought she might never be able to afford to have a baby. Finnegan, who is self-employed and has a pre-existing medical condition, was having trouble finding health insurance at all, let alone a policy that would cover pregnancy and...