| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:21 PM
ALLENTOWN BAND will perform "Fabulous Fables," composed by Parkland High School music teacher Scott Watson at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Features dancers from Repertory Dance Theater. Tickets: $10 at the...
| Oct 13, 2014
Armed with a new political map they drew for themselves and with President Barack Obama at the top of their ticket, Illinois Democrats ousted four Republicans from Congress in 2012. Two of those Republicans — Bob Dold in the 10th Congressional...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Ten years ago, Alvin Bolster was told his heart disease was so advanced, he only had three months to live.
The doctors were wrong. His heart was in terrible shape, but the 77-year-old former engineer stabilized and even wrote a series of columns for...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The former owner of a Kissimmee rehab clinic has pleaded guilty to $2.5 million in conspiracy to commit Medicare fraud and money laundering.
Laura Leyva, 45, of Miami Lakes, pleaded guilty in Tampa federal court on Monday, according to a news release...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable healthcare for nearly seven decades, stretching from the Truman administration to the Obama presidency, died...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Conocer las fechas límite para inscribirse en los planes puede evitar que te tengas que quedarte con un plan que no quieres, quedarte sin la cobertura que quieres hasta el otoño entrante, o costarte una penalidad. A continuación algunas fechas límite y...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:28 PM
In the battle for control of the Senate, Republicans have built their campaigns on a promise to block President Obama's policies and ease Washington's gridlock.
But accomplishing that may prove tougher than winning next week's election.
A GOP Congress...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Some seniors with Simply Healthcare Medicare Advantage plans will need to start shopping around for new medical coverage this month.
The Coral Gables-based insurer, one of the few to offer special needs plans for elder or disabled South Floridians...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
What is making Medicare Advantage increasingly popular for people with Medicare? With these plans, you get all the benefits of Original Medicare and more. For instance, some Medicare Advantage plans offer:
- choice of a primary care physician in the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Knowing your enrollment deadlines can keep you from getting stuck with a plan you don't want, shut out of coverage you do want until next fall, or even cost you a penalty. Some deadlines and dates:
Fall open enrollment, through midnight, Dec. 7: You can...