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Disputes Benefit Seniors At The Expense Of Others

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Congress increasingly unable to resolve budget disputes, federal programs on automatic pilot are consuming ever larger amounts of g...

What's Reasonable About a 'Sick Tax' on Medigap Coverage?

Joe Baker | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Joe Baker

Proposals to limit Medigap -- a widely used form of supplemental coverage to Medicare -- pose significant risks to seniors and people with disabilities. In the end, proposals like these amount to nothing more than a "sick tax."

A Window of Hope for Fixing Medicare

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 03.18.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

Seeing the patient first as a person and focusing on their daily functioning in the context of existing health conditions are the keys to making Medicare more cost effective, humane and sustainable.