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  • No looking backward [Commentary]

    Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Our resolve for improved health care should be stronger than ever. The U.S. has the best doctors and nurses in the world, and they work very hard, but they work every day in a broken system.
  • UnitedHealth says first-quarter profit fell on reform costs

    (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc , the largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday that first-quarter profit fell due to costs and taxes related to the national healthcare reform law as well as government cuts to private Medicare funding. The company...

    UnitedHealth Group Grows Revenue, Customer Base In First Quarter

    UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, grew its revenue base and the number of customers it serves during the first quarter of 2014. "We performed steadily in the first quarter, with continued momentum from our Optum health services...

    Retirement: the benefits of staying on the job

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Working a few years past full retirement age can make the difference between living in relative comfort during retirement and scrimping to pay the bills. Some employers are eager to hang on to employees with senior-level...

    Are docs 'Choosing Wisely'?

    Are docs 'Choosing Wisely'?
    WASHINGTON — Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America's joint surgeons came out against custom shoe inserts and two types of dietary supplements. They also discouraged the long-term use of...