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  • Congress' familiar path: short-term solutions

    Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers.
  • Covering the Bases: Switch drug plan to receive state subsidy funds

    I enrolled in a Medicare Part D drug plan. I also enrolled in the State of Maryland subsidy, Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program. The subsidy pays my Part D drug plan's monthly premium. However, my particular Part D drug plan does not accept the...

    Congressman seeks answers on Cuban crime rings

    Congressman seeks answers on Cuban crime rings
    Cuban criminals are exploiting America's generosity and must be brought to justice, a South Florida congressman told the new U.S. attorney general. In a letter to Loretta Lynch, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch said a U.S. law meant to help Cubans fleeing communism...

    Mississippi hospital whistleblower gets $3.5M in settlement

    A former employee of a Mississippi hospital is getting almost $3.5 million as part of a string of settlements where 18 hospitals in seven states have agreed to pay $20.4 million over allegations they broke federal law by receiving Medicare...

    Hospital bills too high? One benefits firm has new strategy: Don't pay

    In the late 1990s, you could have taken what hospitals charged to administer inpatient chemotherapy and bought a Ford Escort econobox. Today, average chemo charges (not even counting the price of the anti-cancer drugs) are enough to pay for a Lexus GX...