Readers discuss the benefits and drawbacks of expanded screenings.
Maureen Stefanides was determined to fulfill the wish of her father, Joseph Andrey, who had endured long stays in nursing homes, to die at home, but it seemed as if all the forces of the health care system were against her.
How the Affordable Care Act helped transform a Texas city.
When inflation and the cost of old insurance markets are considered, the premiums available to consumers willing to shop around are remarkably low.
CT screening for lung cancer can save thousands of lives each year.
Some across-the-border negotiations provide an elderly woman’s prescriptions at a fraction of the cost at home.
Looking to voters 65 and older who have been the party’s weak spot and who reliably turn out in midterm elections.
Dr. Fein’s ethical and humanitarian perspectives on national health care were influential from the Truman administration to President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
Readers including doctors, a patient and a family member respond to an editorial.
If the pattern continues, as the Congressional Budget Office forecasts, it will be a rarity in the Medicare program’s history.
Early troubles under the Affordable Care Act are expected to be replaced by new difficulties as insurance prices fluctuate and more people sign up.
Medicare may cover advance care planning that was once decried as “death panels,” and some private insurers are not waiting for the political process.
Since the government is spending less on Medicare, it seemed like a good idea to spend less on a much-loved cocktail.
Under the proposed settlement, hospital claims involving inpatient stays that are now under appeal would be paid at the rate of 68 cents for every dollar billed.
Revealed: the semi-secret phone numbers that beneficiaries are supposed to use to complain to Medicare.