| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:48 PM
More than 38,000 "dual-eligibles" in Virginia — people who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare — have signed up for Virginia's pilot program, Commonwealth Coordinated Care, since its launch in March, according to the Department of Medical...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Just in time for the 79th anniversary of Social Security, the trustees of the plan released "The 2014 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds," with the current and...
| Aug 15, 2014
Boca Raton-based Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies will move to larger offices and grow from 550 to 800 local employees, the company announced Thursday.
Med-Care, one of the largest diabetic supply companies in the nation, is seeking customer service...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: My in-laws just informed us that they have gone through their retirement fund and soon won't be able to pay their mortgage. They borrowed against the house they've lived in for 30 years and currently owe $325,000. They are devastated, so I am...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Bent and Henni Christensen consider themselves patriotic Americans and strong supporters of Medicare.
Nevertheless, the Huntington Beach couple buy most of their prescription drugs from an online Canadian pharmacy at prices much lower than in the United...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Congressman Joe Courtney (D-2) told seniors at the Griswold Senior Center that Medicare's solvency will allow it to continue improving the health of senior citizens through 2030. Courtney's Aug. 8 visit to the center focused on the newly-released report...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Q: I saw the report that 65-year-old couples will need more than $200,000 for health care costs during retirement. Why is the amount so steep, and what can I do to lower these costs?
A: Fidelity's annual retiree health care cost estimate found that...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Modern Healthcare reports surge in Medicare bundled payment providers. Read more at
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:55 AM
The best sign that conservatives have finally given up their childish campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is that they've been cooking up proposals to keep some of the ACA's most important provisions in place, without fully abandoning Republican...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:55 PM
One of the key things state officials will be watching, if they get a federal OK to add roughly 20,000 people with serious mental illnesses to the Medicaid rolls, is whether covering relatively inexpensive primary care doctors' services and mental...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:18 PM
National healthcare spending will continue to rise in coming years, but at a slower rate than in the previous two decades, according to a government analysis of the nation’s $3-trillion healthcare tab.
The report released Wednesday suggests that...