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  • State Medicaid Cuts For Births Leave Providers Stunned

    State Medicaid Cuts For Births Leave Providers Stunned
    Everyone at Women's Health Connecticut was expecting the state to enact Medicaid cuts in the range of 5 percent this summer, a tough but workable hit for the Avon firm that manages 50 obstetrics-gynecology groups in the state. But the hammer that's...
  • Westminster and Finksburg libraries April 1-7

    Westminster Library Branch The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488....
  • Speak Out caller: Drivers use school buses for personal transportation

    Speak Out caller: Drivers use school buses for personal transportation
    Don't tool around in school bus: We live in Kane County, but we have to pay our taxes for School District U46. I am sick and tired of seeing bus drivers using the buses for personal transportation. Take the buses back to the bus yard, use your own cars to...
  • Senate must follow House and OK Medicare fix

    Senate must follow House and OK Medicare fix
    Most welcome was the front-page news in Friday's Morning Call reporting that the U.S. House passed a long-term fix for Medicare reimbursement to doctors. President Obama has said he will sign the legislation, which would head to his desk after a vote in...
  • Changes could curb health costs

    The pattern of our health care system keeps changing. Unfortunately, these changes are not reducing the overall cost appreciably. Our health care system is built on several principles. First, providers of health care are for the most part not government...
  • Covering the Bases: Doctor notifies patient when Medicare won't cover procedure

    Covering the Bases: Doctor notifies patient when Medicare won't cover procedure
    My father has a healthy heart. However, he has become increasingly health obsessed and is insisting his doctor perform an EKG (heart monitoring) every three months. His doctor has been very clear that an EKG every three months is not covered by Medicare...
  • The GOP's budget gimmickry won't fix the deficit

    The GOP's budget gimmickry won't fix the deficit
    With Congress on spring break, many House and Senate Republicans will probably spend the next two weeks back home touting the resolutions they passed to "balance the budget" within 10 years. But the competing resolutions for fiscal 2016 won't do...
  • Senate to take up historic Medicare bill after recess

    Senate to take up historic Medicare bill after recess
    After a marathon session of voting on budget bill amendments, Senate leaders failed Friday to bring up a vote on a potentially historic compromise to fix Medicare’s system for paying doctors and to extend funding for a popular government health...
  • Legislation would fix Medicare copay problem for colonoscopies

    Colorectal cancer affects one in every 20 Americans and is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. That's why, during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we're teaming up to shed light on this disease and advance legislation...
  • Senado de EEUU aprueba presupuesto republicano

    Senado de EEUU aprueba presupuesto republicano
    Los republicanos aprobaron el viernes un plan presupuestario en el Senado, lo que encamina al Congreso a meses de batallas con el presidente Barack Obama en torno a los planes del partido de recortar gastos y desmantelar la ley de salud del mandatario....
  • Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House

    Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House
    Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law. Working into Friday's pre-dawn...