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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...
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...
Dallas-area employers unite to collect data on health benefits
  Nine large North Texas employers have formed a partnership to help each other get a grip on rising health...
Economy led to cuts in use of healthcare
The economic crisis in the United States has reduced the use of routine medical care, and the cutbacks here are much...
South Carolina to cover obesity surgery next year
Obese government workers in South Carolina can get stomach-shrinking surgery through the state health plan under a...
The do-it-yourself house call
  Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
Health law augurs transfer of funds from old to young
Across the country, dozens of private insurers that run Medicare Advantage plans are preparing to pare dental, vision...
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...
For chronic care, your employer may be able to help
If you are one of the 133 million American grappling with a chronic illness like diabetes, asthma or heart disease...
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...