ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia sued the Biden administration Friday over its decision to revoke approval of a work requirement in the state’s plan to expand Medicaid coverage to more low-income Georgians.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster said Wednesday that a booming economy and billions of dollars of extra revenue and federal COVID-19 relief money gives the state a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take bold steps to transform South Carolina.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy joined the House's powerful tax-writing committee on Wednesday, marking a significant boost in influence for the Pitt County Republican, even while serving in the minority.
More Americans worry about unexpected medical bills than any other expense, according to polls by the Kaiser Family Foundation in 2018 and 2020.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick of Florida was sworn in as the newest member of the House on Tuesday, filling the seat last held by Alcee Hastings, who died in April of pancreatic cancer.
Those seeking at-home Covid-19 tests should remember two tracks: the track where insurers will pay for at-home tests, and the track where you will soon be able to get tests mailed to your home, writes Jerry Zremski.
Shares of Biogen slid Wednesday, a day after federal regulators slapped coverage limitations on the drugmaker’s new Alzheimer’s disease treatment.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge community activist Gary Chambers says he’ll enter this year’s Senate race in Louisiana against first-term incumbent John Kennedy, becoming the second Democrat to announce a challenge to the Republican.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare said Tuesday it will limit coverage of a $28,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug whose benefits have been widely questioned, a major development in the nation’s tug-of-war over the fair value of new medicines that offer tantalizing possibilities but come with prohibitive prices.
New York State’s Health Department says it will soon issue guidelines to implement a new law that requires nursing homes for the first time to clearly publicly disclose if their facilities do business with a company in which their investors or their families have an ownership interest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health secretary Xavier Becerra on Monday ordered Medicare to reassess a big premium increase facing millions of seniors this year, attributed in large part to a pricey new Alzheimer's drug with questionable benefits.
In 2020, Social Security gave notice of a 5.9% increase. All though not much was mentioned about a $28 increase in Medicare Part B. Social Sec…
Many adults find themselves helping their aging parents with Medicare, a complex process with many steps and considerations. There are penalties for delaying enrollment, and not everyone understands their options…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. government has approved California's overhaul of the nation's largest insurance program for low-income and disabled residents, officials said Wednesday, a decision that among other things allows Medicaid money to be spent on housing-related services as the most populous state struggles with homelessness and a lack of affordable housing.
Many adults find themselves helping their aging parents sign up for Medicare, a complex process with many steps and considerations. There are penalties for delaying enrollment, and not everyone understands their options.
"As you plan to protect your family and deal with the virus in this New Year, please resolve to get your cancer screenings," writes Michael Caputo.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Biden administration has rejected Georgia's plan to expand Medicaid coverage on the condition that recipients meet a work requirement.
QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador is making vaccination against the coronavirus mandatory.
Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on Acast. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Pocket Casts or wherever you listen to podcasts. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) dashed the hopes of President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats for passage of the giant “Build Back Better” bill before the end of […]
President Joe Biden says his social agenda legislation will deliver tangible savings on prescription drugs for all Americans. Biden said one i…
Medicare beneficiaries used 63 times more telehealth services in 2020 than in 2019 after the federal government loosened Medicare’s strict telehealth rules due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a…