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  • Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

    Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:00:22 GMT
    After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records...More >>
    A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat veterans and make it easier to fire executives at the Department...More >>
  • Medicare's own health looking better, report says

    Medicare's own health looking better, report says

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:47:17 GMT
    The government says Medicare's finances have improved. The program's hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.More >>
    Medicare's financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.More >>
  • Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

    Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:04:28 GMT
    If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises.More >>
    If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises.More >>
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