LOL Of The Week: The GOP Is Closer To A ‘Death Spiral’ Than Obamacare Ever Was

LOL Of The Week: The GOP Is Closer To A ‘Death Spiral’ Than Obamacare Ever Was

While Republicans have been plotting about what to do with control of the U.S. Senate, they're trying to ignore how the debate over Obamacare has now shifted to whether the law ha ...

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Medicaid Expansion: Arkansas And Other States Cut Deals With Feds For Alternative Plans

Medicaid Expansion: Arkansas And Other States Cut Deals With Feds For Alternative Plans

By Michael Collins, The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) WASHINGTON — If Gov. Bill Haslam is searching for clues about what kind of deal Tennessee might be able to cut with the ...

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First, Do No Harm — To Your Bank Account

First, Do No Harm — To Your Bank Account

After being sued by The Wall Street Journal, the government finally released its Medicare reimbursement data last week. It included the less-than-stunning revelation that 28 of th ...

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LOL Of The Week: Middle-Class Conservatives Don’t Get That The Joke Is On Them

LOL Of The Week: Middle-Class Conservatives Don’t Get That The Joke Is On Them

Conservative pundits exploded on Thursday when CBS announced that Stephen Colbert would be replacing David Letterman as the host of The Late Show. And they weren't just mad becaus ...

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Release Of Medicare Doctor Payments Shows Some Huge Payouts

Release Of Medicare Doctor Payments Shows Some Huge Payouts

By Chad Terhune, Noam N. Levey and Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant health care program for seniors pays individual doct ...

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5 Ways Paul Ryan’s Budget Screws Seniors

5 Ways Paul Ryan’s Budget Screws Seniors

Republicans marched to their biggest landslide victory since before the Great Depression in 2010, buoyed by a terrible economy and the withering attack that Democrats had cut Medi ...

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Stanford’s New School For Aspiring Retirees To Mold Satisfying Second Careers

Stanford’s New School For Aspiring Retirees To Mold Satisfying Second Careers

By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, California—Stanford University is looking for a new kind of student: proven leaders, with 20 to 30 years of work experience, se ...

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5 Things You Need To Know About New GOP ‘Frontrunner’ Rand Paul

5 Things You Need To Know About New GOP ‘Frontrunner’ Rand Paul

A new CBS/New York Times poll has bad news for the man who can only now be called a former frontrunner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination -- Governor Chris Christie ( ...

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How Paul Ryan Helped Save Medicare And Social Security By Trying To Gut Them

How Paul Ryan Helped Save Medicare And Social Security By Trying To Gut Them

President Obama's new budget will not include a proposal to implement "chained CPI" to slow the growth of Social Security benefits, according to White House officials. And there's ...

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States Meld Medicare And Medicaid

States Meld Medicare And Medicaid

Christine Vestal, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- They are a diverse group of low-income people who are disabled or elderly. Many have multiple chronic illnesses, or are battling depr ...

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