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  • Watchdog: Don't wait to cut debt: Front & Center

    Watchdog: Don't wait to cut debt: Front & Center
    There's rough weather ahead for the federal budget and the nation's economy, according to this month's long-term forecast from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO projects the growing national debt will reduce Americans' incomes, raise...
  • Aetna's Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations

    Aetna on Tuesday beat analysts' expectations for second-quarter earnings as the insurer had growth in membership, revenues and net income. Net income for the quarter was $548.8 million, or $1.52 per share, compared with $536 million, or $1.49 per share....
  • Eldridge and Johnson will face off in District 49

    On July 23, Windham Mayor Ernest Eldridge made official his candidacy for state representative for the 49th district. During an event outside Town Hall, Eldridge announced that he would run against incumbent Susan Johnson (D-49) as a member of The...
  • Four additional years -- Medicare funds now projected to last to 2030

    Four additional years -- Medicare funds now projected to last to 2030
    On Monday, the Medicare Trustees projected that the trust fund that finances Medicare’s hospital insurance coverage will remain solvent until 2030, four years beyond last year's projection. Due in part to cost controls implemented in the...
  • This billionaire is still trying to make you panic about federal debt

    This billionaire is still trying to make you panic about federal debt
    Crusaders know they're nothing without something to crusade against. That's undoubtedly why hedge fund billionaire Peter G. Peterson keeps harping on the federal debt. It's the same reason that army generals talk up the capabilities of national enemies,...
  • Obamacare enrollment at 7.3 million in August, down from April

    Enrollment in health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act dipped slightly through this year, falling from about 8 million this spring to 7.3 million in mid-August, the Obama administration announced Thursday. The tally represents the first...
  • Antipsychotic Use Drops In State Nursing Homes, New Data Show

    Connecticut still ranks high among states in the use of antipsychotic drugs for elderly nursing home residents, but its rate of use has dropped 21.6 percent since 2011 – more than the national average -- new government data show. The data, released...
  • Medicare information

    CANTERBURY- The Canterbury Public Library presents "Take the Mystery Out of Medicare." A representative from Senior Resources Agency on Aging will explain the paths to Medicare coverage on Monday, Sept. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The event is free but...
  • 115,000 to lose health insurance on missed Obamacare deadline

    115,000 to lose health insurance on missed Obamacare deadline
    About 115,000 people, including 4,000 in Illinois, will lose their health insurance at the end of the month because they missed a deadline to prove they are legally in the United States, federal officials said Monday. Despite making up to a dozen...
  • Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud

    Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud
    The owner of an Owings Mills medical firm is accused of defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of more than $7.5 million in a federal indictment unsealed Monday. Federal prosecutors say Alpha Diagnostics owner Rafael Chikvashvili, 67, of Baltimore created...
  • Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy

    Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy
    A report on the financial status of hospitals in Virginia by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, released Wednesday, was timed to coincide with the state's upcoming Medicaid debate. "The financial health of the hospitals has become an...