Dec 6, 2013 Unemployment benefits could become a major sticking point in negotiations over a budget compromise.
Dec 6, 2013 Instead of admitting Medicare patients quickly, hospitals are "observing" them for as long as two days.
Nov 27, 2013 The roll-out of Obamacare isn't the first time the government has done something this big.
Nov 19, 2013 Medicare is wasting hundreds of millions of dollars a year by failing to rein in doctors who routinely give patients pricey name-brand drugs when cheaper generic alternatives are available.
Nov 18, 2013 A new analysis by ProPublica finds that many doctors in the U.S. prescribe brand-name drugs to Medicare patients when generics can be dramatically cheaper -- and it's costing taxpayers hundreds of millions a year.
Nov 13, 2013 New guidelines say not to focus too much on your cholesterol levels.
Oct 18, 2013 Employers are rolling out benefit programs that create financial incentives for healthier habits. But does it work?
Dec 6, 2013 Shedding those holiday pounds can be tough, but maybe a financial incentive can give you that extra push.
Oct 14, 2013 Medicare enrollment is already confusing enough. The new health care exchanges will only make it more so. And that could end up being costly for taxpayers.
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Sep 30, 2013 Even though they are not proven to be more effective than traditional treatment methods, more than a dozen proton beam therapy centers are under construction across the country, including one in Shreveport, Louisiana.