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A bid to expand eligibility for weight-loss surgery
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel last month recommended allowing doctors to use the Lap-Band, a less...
Analysis illustrates big gap between Medicare taxes and benefits
An updated financial analysis shows that the amount workers have paid does not come close to covering the full value...
AP-GfK Poll: Baby boomers fear outliving Medicare
The first baby boomers will be old enough to qualify for Medicare Jan. 1, and many fear the program's obituary will...
Health plans for high-risk patients attracting fewer, costing more than expected
An early feature of the new healthcare law that allows people who are already sick to get insurance to cover their...
Millions of seniors may face Medicare plan switch
More than 3 million seniors may have to switch their Medicare prescription plan next year, even if they are perfectly...
CA legislature advances healthcare reform
California lawmakers advanced several bills Tuesday that would help the state implement national...
New health plan for the uninsured launches in IL
A new health insurance option for people with pre-existing conditions and without medical coverage launches in Illinois...
For the homeless, federal changes promise better access to healthcare
Beginning in 2014, Medicaid greatly expands under the new healthcare law to include adults without children, who...
Specialists address growing geriatrics’ workload
Paul Cary used to examine up to 30 patients a day at his senior-focused internal medicine practice in Dallas &ndash...
Insurers tout disease management programs, but critics are wary
Starting next year, most health insurance plans will be required to spend 80% to 85% of the premiums they collect on...