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Obama administration eases pain of Medicare cuts

(AP) -- Millions of seniors in popular private insurance plans offered through Medicare will be getting a reprieve from some of the most controversial cuts in President Barack Obama's health care law.

dateApr 20, 2011 in Health
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Tenet, Community Health fight gets nasty

(AP) -- Tenet Healthcare has charged rival hospital operator Community Health Systems with systematically bilking Medicare, and the burgeoning legal fight sent shares of the entire sector sliding Monday.

dateApr 11, 2011 in Health
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High-end medical option prompts Medicare worries

(AP) -- Every year, thousands of people make a deal with their doctor: I'll pay you a fixed annual fee, whether or not I need your services, and in return you'll see me the day I call, remember who I am and what ails me, ...

dateApr 02, 2011 in Health
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Personal income up, but are we better off?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although U.S. personal income per capita has risen 5.7 percent since 2000, an increase in tax-exempt benefits provided by the government and employers accounted for all of the income growth in the past decade, ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Economics & Business
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