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  • Manage your health records online

    Doctors and hospitals traditionally have been the gatekeepers of patients' medical records. That's changing as a growing number of digital tools place these records at consumers' fingertips. Patients can now view their medical records, download them to a...
  • Por primera vez hay planes de 5 estrellas disponibles

    Por primera vez hay planes de 5 estrellas disponibles
    Los sénior que están comparando planes privados de Medicare tienen ahora finalmente planes de cinco estrellas para elegir. Los planes de cinco estrellas ofrecidos en 2015 por CarePlus Health Plans Inc, con sede en El Doral, han obtenido las cinco...
  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • Comparing and choosing coverage

    Comparing and choosing coverage
    Open enrollment for 2015 is underway. And these charts can help you compare the premiums, deductibles and drug coverage offered in your community by private insurers with Medicare contracts. One chart details the 26 plans in Florida next year covering...
  • Medicare Advocates Asking Congress For Stronger Network Assurances

    Medicare advocates said Tuesday that patients deserve protections included in legislation introduced in June by Connecticut members of Congress. The Center for Medicare Advocacy and the Medicare Rights Center held a phone conference with U.S. Rep. Rosa...
  • Rebuild primary-care system

    Government versus corporate control is the subject of partisan debate in health care; the patient controlled it a few decades ago. American doctors were self employed. They answered to peer review committees, state boards and the courts, but they worked...
  • UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor

    UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor
    Federal officials fined UCLA Health System $470,000 for allowing an anesthesiologist who was banned from Medicare and other federal programs to treat patients and bill the government for their care. Dr. John Edward Miller, an anesthesiologist at...
  • City plans to stop paying for Medicare prescription drugs

    City plans to stop paying for Medicare prescription drugs
    Baltimore officials this week sent about 40,000 letters to city employees and retirees, telling them the city will no longer pay for prescription drugs under Medicare as of 2020. City officials are touting the move -- which they say is made possible...
  • Simply Healthcare leaving Broward, Palm Beach counties next year

    Simply Healthcare leaving Broward, Palm Beach counties next year
    Some seniors with Simply Healthcare Medicare Advantage plans will need to start shopping around for new medical coverage this month. The Coral Gables-based insurer, one of the few to offer special needs plans for elder or disabled South Floridians...
  • Letter: The advantages of advantage plans

    What is making Medicare Advantage increasingly popular for people with Medicare? With these plans, you get all the benefits of Original Medicare and more. For instance, some Medicare Advantage plans offer: - choice of a primary care physician in the...
  • Mosher tells Mathews NAACP he wants to protect 'social safety net'

    MATHEWS — Democrat Norm Mosher told the NAACP in Mathews County on Monday night that the three legs of the "social safety net" — Medicare, Social Security and the Affordable Care Act — continue to be under attack by Republicans....