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  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • Comparing and choosing coverage

    Comparing and choosing coverage
    Open enrollment for 2015 is underway. And these charts can help you compare the premiums, deductibles and drug coverage offered in your community by private insurers with Medicare contracts. One chart details the 26 plans in Florida next year covering...
  • Medicare Advocates Asking Congress For Stronger Network Assurances

    Medicare advocates said Tuesday that patients deserve protections included in legislation introduced in June by Connecticut members of Congress. The Center for Medicare Advocacy and the Medicare Rights Center held a phone conference with U.S. Rep. Rosa...
  • Manage your health records online

    Doctors and hospitals traditionally have been the gatekeepers of patients' medical records. That's changing as a growing number of digital tools place these records at consumers' fingertips. Patients can now view their medical records, download them to a...
  • Por primera vez hay planes de 5 estrellas disponibles

    Por primera vez hay planes de 5 estrellas disponibles
    Los sénior que están comparando planes privados de Medicare tienen ahora finalmente planes de cinco estrellas para elegir. Los planes de cinco estrellas ofrecidos en 2015 por CarePlus Health Plans Inc, con sede en El Doral, han obtenido las cinco...
  • 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...
  • Democrats run the economy better

    Democrats run the economy better
    There are many reasons to be a Democrat — civil rights, environmental protection, protecting national security without being the world's policeman, and more. Yet, the Democratic Party's strongest advantage over our Republican opponents is that...
  • Glendale woman and L.A. doctor face fraud charges

    A 38-year-old Glendale woman who co-owned a home-health agency has been indicted for taking part in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of $22 million, according to court records unsealed on Thursday.  Angela Avetisyan, a Los Angeles physician...
  • Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?

    Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?
    When Mary Nichols couldn't rouse her mother from a deep sleep, she called an ambulance. Smithfield rescue personnel, after learning that Betty Ann Edwards, 82, had possible stroke symptoms the night before, followed the book. Rather than airlift her via...
  • Tu médico... ¿Se queda o se va?

    Tu médico... ¿Se queda o se va?
    Una de las primeras preguntas que los sénior hacen cuando buscan un plan de salud bajo Medicare es: ¿Voy a mantener el doctor que tengo si me paso a un nuevo plan? Esa pregunta está volviéndose cada vez más difícil de responder. Algunos planes de...
  • Dold, Schneider debate 10th District issues

    Dold, Schneider debate 10th District issues
    A debate Saturday between the rivals in the north suburban 10th Congressional District — Rep. Brad Schneider, the first-term Democrat, and GOP challenger Bob Dold — grew tense on the topic of Medicare. Dold assailed Schneider as a partisan...