Lincoln Chaffee is our Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award-winner. See, Republicans? Not only will you be welcomed, you'll actually get awards for making the trek across the aisle! Step right up, there's room for everyone!
On the other end of the political spectrum from all of the foolishness in D.C. is a groundswell of terrific, on-the-ground activism and organizing work taking place across the country in just about every state, with tangible results.
Who will care for you when you get old? If that's a scary or uncomfortable question, you are in good company. Most people don't want to think about their long-term care needs and when they do, they tend to have major misperceptions of what it costs and what the government will pay for.
Medicare's governing body, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS), has made strides to cut healthcare spending by establishing accountable care organizations (ACOs). ACOs are groups of medical practitioners who coordinate treatment options for their patients.
The ACA is raising the quality of care, halting skyrocketing health costs, providing preventive care without co-pays, and eliminating the worst insurance company abuses. Instead of improving health care, the Republican repeal plan would take it away.
These are just some of the benefits and features that can help you maximize your Medicare Advantage coverage and improve your health and well-being. Be sure to take a look at your health plan today to make sure you're getting the most from your plan.
Like many nurse practitioners, my mother declined to work in the for-profit sector and instead devoted her life to public health. She believed strongly in the need for universal health care -- a cause she felt was a deeply moral issue.
On April 25 -- Thursday evening -- American icon and humble hero George W. Bush took one small step for man, one slip-and-fall for humanity as he reen...
Fix the Debt did a dance flash mob in Farragut Square in downtown Washington, D.C., around noon on Friday. Two participants expressed concern about the debt, but did not want to cut Social Security.
I have been greatly disturbed recently by the increasing number of articles I have read promoting the myth that older Americans are committing 'generational theft' in plain sight of their own children and grandchildren.
I am increasingly puzzled why Congress can't act to solve a real problem when the solution is obvious, easy and supported by Americans. Can tiny minorities with loud voices and deep pockets ruin our great nation?
For people who were blown away to learn recently that the 11 largest global pharmaceutical companies made an astonishing $711 billion in profits over the last decade, here's another measure of the industry's greed.
You can't open a newspaper--or a newsy website--these days without getting the latest update on two high-profile parts of the new health care law that are still months away from implementation.
As any woman who has lost her mother does, I think of her especially on Mother's Day. In fact, I think I will always consider Mother's Day her day, not mine. And when I think of her life, I also remember the gift of her peaceful death.
How much imagination would it have taken to integrate the prospective changes in the way healthcare will be delivered and diseases prevented by ObamaCare into the already existing system of compulsory learning?
If you have not been sick lately, you may not be aware that Obamacare is actually already being implemented, and the implementation is going fairly smoothly.