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  • Check out options, premium changes during Medicare open enrollment

    Q: I'm looking over my budget for next year. How much will Medicare premiums cost in 2015? A: Medicare Part B premiums will be $104.90 per month in 2015, which is the same as the 2014 premiums. The Part B deductible will also remain the same for 2015, at...
  • Harris questions NIH grant to Gruber

    Harris questions NIH grant to Gruber
    Maryland Rep. Andy Harris on Wednesday questioned a National Institutes of Health grant awarded to MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, an administration health care consultant who has come under fire for recent comments about the "stupidity of the American...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    ANDREW FINKELSTEIN has recently been appointed vice president of compliance and Medicare compliance officer at Health Partners Plans in Philadelphia. Finkelstein, a Lehigh County resident, will be responsible for the development, management and...
  • Dental coverage should be integral part of Medicare

    Dental coverage should be integral part of Medicare
    Why is dental health not considered a health issue as far as Medicare is concerned? Other than strictly cosmetic procedures, the health of one's mouth is as important to one's overall health as any other disease. Many seniors are letting their teeth and...
  • Hundreds attend local ACA health enrollment events Saturday; get enrollment help Sunday

    Hundreds attend local ACA health enrollment events Saturday; get enrollment help Sunday
    On the first day of the second year of the Affordable Care Act's state insurance marketplaces, enrollment proceeded smoothly, according to local event organizers. At the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, Gaylene Kanoyton, head of the advocacy group...
  • Democrats run the economy better

    Democrats run the economy better
    There are many reasons to be a Democrat — civil rights, environmental protection, protecting national security without being the world's policeman, and more. Yet, the Democratic Party's strongest advantage over our Republican opponents is that...
  • Glendale woman and L.A. doctor face fraud charges

    A 38-year-old Glendale woman who co-owned a home-health agency has been indicted for taking part in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of $22 million, according to court records unsealed on Thursday.  Angela Avetisyan, a Los Angeles physician...
  • What to consider when shopping for pre-Medicare health coverage

    Pre-Medicare retirees need to lock in new individual health insurance under the Affordable Care Act by Dec. 15 for coverage starting at the beginning of the year, but rushing into a new plan could be costly, experts say. The full open-enrollment period...
  • Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv

    Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. could become a $10 billion company under a deal the Hunt Valley-based owner of skilled nursing and assisted-living facilities announced Friday to acquire Chicago-based Aviv REIT Inc. The companies struck a stock-for-...
  • Abe Ribicoff: A Connecticut Original

    I first met then-Gov. Abraham Ribicoff in the summer of 1958 when he was running for re-election and I, a 26-year-old, was working for John Bailey, the Democratic state chairman. To say I "met" Ribicoff is a considerable exaggeration. Bailey told me...
  • Half Of State Hospitals Exceed Infection Rates, New Data Show

    More than 50 percent of the state's hospitals had rates for at least one type of hospital-acquired infection that were worse than federal benchmarks in late 2012 and 2013, new data shows. No other state had a higher percentage of its hospitals...