Biotech Miracle Drugs Raise The Literal Cost Of Living Beyond Medicaid's ReachA newly-approved drug being hailed as a major advance in treatment of cystic fibrosis comes with a punishing price tag: about $710 per patient per day.
Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 BillionAetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.
Ways To Prepare For Possible Long-Term Care CostsNearly 70 percent of 65 year-olds will eventually need some form of long-term care...
Understanding Medicare: What Is Covered & What Isn’tUnderstanding what care is covered by Medicare, and what isn’t...
Oakland Medical Supply Company Owners Sentenced For Medicare Wheelchair ScamTwo medical equipment supply company owners and an associate were sentenced in federal court in Oakland earlier this week to prison terms for their roles in a $1.6 million Medicare fraud concerning phony prescriptions for power wheelchairs.
Obama Administration Reveals $3 Million Medicare Payouts To Doctors, 38 In CaliforniaAccording to the Medicare data, California had 38 doctors that were paid at least $3 million in 2012.
Trio Convicted In San Francisco Federal Court Of $1.6M Medicare Fraud Two medical equipment supply company owners and an associate have been convicted in federal court in San Francisco of conspiring in a $1.6 million Medicare fraud concerning power wheelchairs.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Seniors & The ACA
ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From FictionWhat does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you'll fare.
Wary Of Cost, Gov. Brown Commits State To Health ReformGov. Jerry Brown says he is firmly committed to making national health care reform work in California, but he also is wary of the potential costs.
Pelosi On Raising Medicare Age: 'Don't Go There'House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi refused to say if she has any red lines in so-called "fiscal cliff" negotiations. However, in the next breath, she emphasized that she and fellow Democrats "object" to raising the eligibility age for Medicare.