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  • Rebuild primary-care system

    Government versus corporate control is the subject of partisan debate in health care; the patient controlled it a few decades ago. American doctors were self employed. They answered to peer review committees, state boards and the courts, but they worked for the patient only.
  • Stand-alone Part D prescription plans

    Stand-alone Part D prescription plans
    This guide covers Medicare Advantage health care plans offered in Central Florida counties. They are sold by private insurers with Medicare’s approval. Most offer prescription coverage as well as cover doctor’s visits, screenings and other...

    UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor

    UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor
    Federal officials fined UCLA Health System $470,000 for allowing an anesthesiologist who was banned from Medicare and other federal programs to treat patients and bill the government for their care. Dr. John Edward Miller, an anesthesiologist at...

    Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. Boo Bash at Orland Square Mall...

    City plans to stop paying for Medicare prescription drugs

    City plans to stop paying for Medicare prescription drugs
    Baltimore officials this week sent about 40,000 letters to city employees and retirees, telling them the city will no longer pay for prescription drugs under Medicare as of 2020. City officials are touting the move -- which they say is made possible...