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New advisory board could help control Medicare costs

Apr 15, 2011
The GOP deficit reduction plan would transform Medicare into a voucher program. But a big part of President Obama's plan relies on a powerful advisory board.
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Medicare on the table

Apr 13, 2011
Cuts really could be coming, and the nation will be forced to have the tough conversation it has avoided for years.
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Doctors take chances with their health

Apr 11, 2011
A Duke University study finds doctors often choose riskier treatments for themselves than for their patients.
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Hospital errors are costing $17 billion a year

Apr 7, 2011
A new study reveals that hospital errors are occurring 10 times the rate previously measured, and are costing billions of dollars a year.
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Understanding Rep. Ryan's changes to Medicare, Medicaid

Apr 5, 2011
Analyst Juli Niemann and reporter Gregory Warner team up to explain Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan's proposed cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.
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Ryan's Medicare plan could hit senior wallets

Apr 5, 2011
Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan's Medicare overhaul could trim $5 trillion from the federal budget. But it would also raise insurance premiums for senior citizens.
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As healthcare reform turns one, the under-insured still wait for change

Apr 1, 2011
The most significant portions of health care reform legislation don't go into effect for another few years. Meanwhile, some go without insurance at all. Others explore creative options while faced with rising insurance rates.
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Retraining for a new career in the health field

Apr 1, 2011
Freelance producer Deb Monroe recently switched careers. She takes us on her journey as she searches for a job in the jam-packed health care field.
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GOP to examine AARP's insurance sales

Apr 1, 2011
House Republicans will be examining AARP's interest in the health care law. It's possible that the reform will mean $1 billion in extra sales for AARP in the next 10 years.
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