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  • Alex Fernandez

    Roberto and Carol Fernandez need to hit a seven-figure savings goal to provide for their child. Here's how they'll do it.

  • The nation's second-largest insurer said Tuesday that operating revenue, which excludes investment gains, climbed 10 percent to $22.32 billion due in part to price hikes and growth in Medicaid and Medicare plans as well as other enrollment gains. It also has been pushing deeper into the state- and federally funded Medicaid program that covers people with low...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California lawmakers pushed forward Wednesday with a proposal that would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by replacing insurance companies with government-funded health care for everyone. The idea known as single-payer health care has long been popular on the left and is getting a new look...

  • The government is planning to fix this Medicare mistake by April 2018

    The government is making it more difficult for would-be the thieves to steal your Social Security number.

  • UnitedHealth's first-quarter profit soared 35 percent as the nation's biggest health insurer slashed participation in Affordable Care Act exchanges but grew just about every other part of its business. Enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans and the state- and federally funded Medicaid coverage both swelled for UnitedHealth, which also continued to...

  • How — and why — undocumented immigrants pay their taxes, Vox reports.

  • NEW YORK, April 6- Health insurer Aetna Inc said on Thursday it will exit Iowa's Obamacare-compliant individual insurance market in 2018, citing financial risk and the uncertain outlook. Aetna said it is still evaluating its other remaining individual insurance markets, which include Delaware, Nebraska and Virginia. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

  • NEW YORK, April 3- The U.S. government on Monday slightly improved its final payment rate for health insurers who offer Medicare Advantage plans for older people and the disabled, settling on an increase of 0.45 percent on average for 2018.. Medicare Advantage, an alternative to the standard fee-for-service Medicare in which private insurers manage health...

  • NEW YORK, April 3- The U.S. government on Monday slightly improved its final payment rate for health insurers who offer Medicare Advantage plans for older people and the disabled, settling on an increase of 0.45 percent on average for 2018.. Medicare Advantage, an alternative to the standard fee-for-service Medicare in which private insurers manage health...

  • NEW YORK, April 3- The U.S. government on Monday said it would increase payments to health insurers who offer Medicare Advantage insurance by 0.45 percent on average, a slightly better outcome for insurers than initially proposed in February. Medicare Advantage plans, in which private insurers manage health benefits for people aged 65 or older and the disabled,...

  • NEW YORK, April 3- The U.S. government on Monday said it would increase payments to health insurers who offer Medicare Avantage insurance by 0.45 percent on average, a slightly better outcome for insurers than initially proposed in February. Medicare Advantage plans, in which private insurers manage health benefits for people aged 65 or older and the disabled,...

  • Debt and deficits set to spiral

    The Congressional Budget Office warns that debt and deficits are going to explode in the next 30 years.

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...