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More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billons, calling the preventative screening important for vulnerable seniors.
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are driving into Detroit’s bankruptcy reorganization by pledging $26 million to help support retiree pensions while keeping the city’s art treasures off the auction block, officials announced.
Prompted by the health care overhaul law, several states are updating their rules for insurance networks to better reflect who is covered and how people shop for and use their benefits.
Customers who bought health insurance on the overhaul’s public exchanges can expect a flurry of reports about big price hikes and some decreases for 2015 as insurers finalize their rates over the next few weeks. But don’t give much weight to any of this.
Health care spending for a family with a common employer-sponsored health plan has more than doubled over the past decade, according to research from the benefits consultant Milliman Inc.
You just might want to pay attention to the latest health insurance jargon. It could mean thousands of dollars out of your pocket. The Obama administration has given the go-ahead for a new cost-control strategy called "reference pricing."
Few personal milestones compel someone to buy life insurance coverage like becoming a parent. In the event of an untimely death, life insurance can serve as a financial safety net to ensure there’s money available to pay for everything.
A new study suggests that in a single year, up to 42 percent of Medicare patients got at least one medical procedure they didn’t need - overtreatment that cost as much as $8 billion.
The health care law has opened up an unusual opportunity for some mothers-to-be to save on medical bills for childbirth.
Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.