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  • Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare

    Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying that the “American people have the appetite for hard truths,” called Tuesday for cutting Social Security benefits and raising Medicare premiums for future upper-income retirees and raising the...
  • El Congreso aprueba ley que modifica pagos en el Medicare

    Una legislaciĆ³n que reestructura permanentemente la forma en que el Medicare le paga a los doctores fue aprobada el martes por un Congreso inusualmente bipartidista, luego que los legisladores se unieron para acabar con una molestia que los ha...
  • Christie to propose overhaul of Social Security benefits

    Christie to propose overhaul of Social Security benefits
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Framing himself as a politician who's unafraid to share "hard truths" with the American people, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proposing an income cap on Social Security benefits as part of a major restructuring plan...
  • Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote

    Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote
    Medicare is poised to overhaul the way it pays physicians and create new systems to reward high-performing doctors under legislation approved by the Senate late Tuesday. The unusually bipartisan bill, which passed the House easily last month, will...
  • Senate roll vote on bill reshaping doctors' Medicare fees

    The 92-8 roll call Tuesday by which the Senate passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, permanently overhauling how Medicare pays physicians and funding health care programs for children and low-income families. A "yes" vote is...
  • NC alcohol, drug abuse center to withdraw from Medicaid

    A Greenville substance abuse center run by the state will no longer get Medicaid and Medicare funds for inpatient drug and alcohol treatment because of rules preventing such billing. But the state says the center's patients won't be affected. The state...
  • Doctor charged in Menendez case is arrested on new Medicare fraud offenses

    MIAMI Charged just weeks ago in a political corruption case with a U.S. senator, West Palm Beach eye doctor Salomon Melgen was arrested late Tuesday on new Medicare fraud offenses involving more than $190 million in billing to the taxpayer-funded program....
  • Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance

    Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance
    With just a couple of weeks left in the Affordable Care Act's special enrollment period for health insurance in 2015, the federal government has released more details on those who signed up during the primary open enrollment, which ended Feb. 15. The...
  • Failing to plan: An intergenerational problem

    Failing to plan: An intergenerational problem
    No matter what generation you are -- Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial or even a Gen Z teen now handling money -- you're doing something wrong with your money, according to a series of recent surveys about generational financial planning. The most common...
  • Suit claims AIDS foundation scammed Medicare for $20M

    One of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in an elaborate $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12 states, according to a lawsuit filed in South Florida federal court. Three former...
  • UPMC threatens to end Highmark Medicare contract

    The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is threatening to terminate its Medicare contract with rival Highmark, which could cause about 180,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania to lose in-network access to UPMC hospitals and doctors next year. UPMC...