News tagged with health insurance plan

Business CEOs call for raising retirement age

An influential group of business executives is pushing a plan to increase the full retirement age to 70 for both Social Security and Medicare and to partially privatize the health insurance program for older Americans.

dateJan 16, 2013 in Business
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Change in drug payment rule may trigger headaches

(AP) -- A headache awaits people who use those tax-free health spending accounts to pay for over-the-counter allergy relievers, heartburn blockers and other drugstore remedies. Starting next year, you'll need a prescription ...

dateNov 15, 2010 in Health
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Drug benefit expanded to 1 million more seniors

(AP) -- In case the prospect of nearly $4,000 in prescription assistance isn't enough to perk up low-income seniors, the government is using '60s singer Chubby Checker to publicize "the twist" in the Medicare drug program.

dateJan 08, 2010 in Health
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Senate panel OKs middle-of-the-road health plan

(AP) -- With support from a lone Republican, a key Senate committee Tuesday approved a middle-of-the-road health care plan that moves President Barack Obama's goal of wider and affordable coverage a giant step closer to ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Health
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