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  • Healthcare

    Open enrollment starts Sunday for people who want to change Parts C and D coverage.

  • Each September, enrollees in Medicare prescription drug and Advantage plans receive letters from their insurance companies detailing any changes in coverage for the year ahead. Medicare eligibility begins at age 65, and the first choice is between traditional Medicare and an Advantage plan, an all-in-one managed-care alternative that usually includes...

  • Retirement seniors

    Falling for these three retirement myths could empty your nest egg.

  • 3 Retirement myths debunked

    Don't be fooled by these common retirement myths about Medicare, spending, and taxes.

  • Each September, enrollees in Medicare prescription drug and Advantage plans receive letters from their insurance companies detailing any changes in coverage for the year ahead. Medicare eligibility begins at age 65, and the first choice is between traditional Medicare and an Advantage plan, an all-in-one managed-care alternative that usually includes...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- Puerto Rico, struggling to recover from hurricane damage, could receive $1 billion in additional funding for the Medicaid health insurance program for the poor under a proposal from a U.S. House of Representatives panel, a congressional aide said on Tuesday. Republicans who lead the House Energy and Commerce Committee included the request...

  • Retiring baby boomers will more than double Medicare and Medicaid costs by 2020, according to industry data.

    As boomers retire, the health-care industry must devise solutions that strive for affordability and ways to lower costs behind the scenes.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- Two U.S. senators from both parties are close to finalizing a bipartisan deal to shore up the health insurance exchanges created under Obamacare, the chamber's top Democrat said on Thursday. Schumer said Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, a Republican, and ranking Democrat Patty Murray had...

  • Sept 27- U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc said on Wednesday it will not offer individual Obamacare plans in Maine in 2018, citing uncertainty over government operations, including whether it will provide subsidies to reduce costs under the Affordable Care Act. As of last week, two other carriers besides Anthem were selling insurance in Maine, according to...

  • Sept 27- U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc said on Wednesday it will not offer individual Obamacare plans in Maine in 2018, citing uncertainty over government operations, including whether it will provide subsidies to reduce costs under the Affordable Care Act. Anthem has announced its intention to pare back 2018 Obamacare offerings in several states,...

  • Social Security check

    A new survey found that 78 percent think Social Security funding will run out during their lifetime. What that means for retirement.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.